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Proper sending units for full digital gauge cluster?

I am doing the full digital conversion, and cannot seem to pinpoint some hard evidence on what sending units to use (oil, temp, and fuel) 

Many topics on the matter have links to write-ups that don't exist anymore.  Seeing as I cannot call a parts store and get the proper oil and temp sending units for a specific dash, because they are not educated enough to know the difference, I wondered if anyone on here could give me some part numbers.

As for the fuel sending unit, I KNOW I saw a post a while ago where someone gave the resistance of the different sending units for the different gauges, I just cannot seem to find it anymore.  I will not need a factory sending unit, since I am putting a Tanks fuel tank in my car, and just need to know the proper resistance.
1988 Cougar LS

Enkei 92 Mesh wheels/BF Goodrich rubber - Upgraded front and rear swaybars - 7.5 Posi - Full sony sound system w/ dual 10" subs - Energy Suspension Polyurethane - Dual power seats - Custom fabricated front frame rails - AOD-E with standalone TCU

In the works

Ford Racing 427 Stroker - Aluminum driveshaft - Tubular control arms and k-frame - Uprated disc brakes - Coilover suspension - 8.8 w/ 3.55 gear - Hidden gas door - Shaved engine bay

 

Re: Proper sending units for full digital gauge cluster?

Reply #1
Well, I had that thread saved as I will be doing the same conversion, but it appears the new forum software doesn't have a place to view my old subscribed threads? I guess all that info I had tucked away is gone....  :frown:

*Edit - crisis averted, I found all my old sub'd threads at the bottom of the notifications menu in my profile
Here is one that I had saved.
http://www.foxtbirdcougarforums.com/index.php?topic=2283.30

gumby - beauty may fade, but stupid is forever!

Re: Proper sending units for full digital gauge cluster?

Reply #2
That takes care of my gas gauge, assuming the intel is correct, but how about the oil and coolant senders?  any part numbers on those?
1988 Cougar LS

Enkei 92 Mesh wheels/BF Goodrich rubber - Upgraded front and rear swaybars - 7.5 Posi - Full sony sound system w/ dual 10" subs - Energy Suspension Polyurethane - Dual power seats - Custom fabricated front frame rails - AOD-E with standalone TCU

In the works

Ford Racing 427 Stroker - Aluminum driveshaft - Tubular control arms and k-frame - Uprated disc brakes - Coilover suspension - 8.8 w/ 3.55 gear - Hidden gas door - Shaved engine bay

Re: Proper sending units for full digital gauge cluster?

Reply #3
I have the correct coolant sensor "used"
if you are interested.
I will never need it.
There is a cool cat page on them somewhere.
This project is stressing me out, I love it !!!
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Re: Proper sending units for full digital gauge cluster?

Reply #4
Tried to pm, guess it didnt work...i live near you apparently, i'd like to buy that sensor off of you
1988 Cougar LS

Enkei 92 Mesh wheels/BF Goodrich rubber - Upgraded front and rear swaybars - 7.5 Posi - Full sony sound system w/ dual 10" subs - Energy Suspension Polyurethane - Dual power seats - Custom fabricated front frame rails - AOD-E with standalone TCU

In the works

Ford Racing 427 Stroker - Aluminum driveshaft - Tubular control arms and k-frame - Uprated disc brakes - Coilover suspension - 8.8 w/ 3.55 gear - Hidden gas door - Shaved engine bay