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Old 10-02-2019, 12:33 AM
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Couple of quick questions if anyone can help. There is a new engine wiring harness on the car but the lead for the oil pressure sensor has a round female end and the pressure sensor itself has a male blade. Pictures I see on line of the sensor for a car with gauges shows a sensor with a male blade like I have.
Also should there be a 45 degree brass fitting between the engine block and the pressure sensor.
Hopefully someone has more knowledge or a better memory than I do.
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Old 10-05-2019, 09:45 PM
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The round end for the oil sensor is correct. Oil sensors with the flat terminal like you have are not correct. You should also have the 45 degree brass fitting that the sending unit screws into. I don't have pictures to show you but I'm sure someone here can come up with them.
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Found this picture, courtesy of Rick Nelson. This is what you should have if your Chevelle has the factory gauge package.
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Old 10-16-2019, 01:38 AM
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OK. Right now it only has the large round sensor screwed into the block. I can get the other parts, but they might be current reproduction pieces.
But the sensor I have, and the ones I have seen for sell, all have the blade terminal. I will fashion an adapter to connect the wire and sensor.

Right now I have the car in the shop to get the body/metal fixed around the trunk seal.

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I had the car in the body shop to get the rust around the trunk seal fixed, new metal was put in place, and I had the hood pins and the goofy (to me) 396 emblems removed from the hood. I picked the car up today and it looks a lot better now.
Lots to do now to get the car's mechanicals straightened out.
Does anybody know where to get a good set of rear springs for the car. Maybe even a part number? Thanks
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If you go into an auto parts store and talk to a guy behind counter who knows what he's doing, they should be able to look up your car and it's options and find you the correct springs. I prefer an "old school" store with a guy who's been in the business for a long time versus a O'Reilly's or similar chain.
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Found this picture, courtesy of Rick Nelson. This is what you should have if your Chevelle has the factory gauge package.
Actually that photo is courtesy of Dan Vasic if I recall correctly and I just used it as a sample. Can't remember for sure as my brain was quite foggy back then.
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No I haven't taken any pictures. Maybe now that the weather is getting better and I can start doing something I can get a few pics
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