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Old 07-09-2011, 05:27 PM   #1
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Question tansmission temp gauge..

i am looking at adding a trans temp gauge to my 99 tj with a 4.0L and ax15 5spd, ive added a trans temp gauge before to my S10 but it was an auto and i just pulled the pan and put it in there, anyone got any good ways of putting one on a manual transmission? i dont mind putting it in the lines if thats the only way to do it but dont know what size T fitting to get?

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i am looking at adding a trans temp gauge to my 99 tj with a 4.0L and ax15 5spd, ive added a trans temp gauge before to my S10 but it was an auto and i just pulled the pan and put it in there, anyone got any good ways of putting one on a manual transmission? i dont mind putting it in the lines if thats the only way to do it but dont know what size T fitting to get?
What lines?
A manual tranny doesn't have a cooling system like an auto. It has no need because it doesn't have the wasted energy to burn off like an auto does.

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Where would you put it in an auto and where would you put the gauge? Pics would be great
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What lines?
A manual tranny doesn't have a cooling system like an auto. It has no need because it doesn't have the wasted energy to burn off like an auto does.
well than that solves that lol, guess i could have looked at it first (this is my first manual vehicle) if it doesnt need a cooling system is there even any use for a temp gauge then? ive seen a few people who have them , just not sure how they hooked them up
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Where would you put it in an auto and where would you put the gauge? Pics would be great
i had one in my S10 that i put in the dash but i just took the transmission pan down to a muffler shop and had them weld in a helicoil type insert for it to go into, but for my TJ which is a 5spd i was looking at putting it in something like this- 15219 - Gauge Works Center Gauge Pod for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec
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well than that solves that lol, guess i could have looked at it first (this is my first manual vehicle) if it doesnt need a cooling system is there even any use for a temp gauge then? ive seen a few people who have them , just not sure how they hooked them up
Yeh there is really no need for a temp gauge on a manual tranny. Unless you were pulling a heavy trailer all the time. Since there is no pan you would pretty much have to tap and drill the tranny case to mount the sending unit.
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Yeh there is really no need for a temp gauge on a manual tranny. Unless you were pulling a heavy trailer all the time. Since there is no pan you would pretty much have to tap and drill the tranny case to mount the sending unit.
thats all i needed to know, thanks doesnt seem like it would be worth it at all, i dont tow anything at all

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