From no gauges to having gauges

Old September 8th, 2018, 01:33 PM
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From no gauges to having gauges

What would i need to do, to get this to work in my 85 delta 88? It didnt come with the extra gauges. I think this looks very cool. I have all of the wires.


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Old September 8th, 2018, 03:14 PM
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You need the correct temp and oil pressure senders and just wire it up. Did you get the little filler piece that goes below the steering column?
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Old September 8th, 2018, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by joe_padavano View Post
You need the correct temp and oil pressure senders and just wire it up. Did you get the little filler piece that goes below the steering column?
I will check RockAuto for the correct senders. And yes i got the filler piece. I cant wait to wire it up!
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Old September 28th, 2018, 10:48 PM
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I will check RockAuto for the correct senders. And yes i got the filler piece. I cant wait to wire it up!
An 85 will probably have the pigtail on the harness. I swapped those gauges into an '83 Delta 88 I had years ago and it had the connector. If not, it's not too hard to add the connector. I added it to my '77 Delta 88.

1st photo is the speedometer connector. The gauge package connector comes off this. I've removed the terminal with a small flat pick tool
2nd photo is the gauge connector pigtails inserted into the speedometer connector, not connected to the harness yet.
3rd photo wiring finished. The gauge setup I put in was from a '82-85 B/C car, so I had to cut a hole in the dash panel for the window switch.
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An 85 will probably have the pigtail on the harness. I swapped those gauges into an '83 Delta 88 I had years ago and it had the connector. If not, it's not too hard to add the connector. I added it to my '77 Delta 88.

1st photo is the speedometer connector. The gauge package connector comes off this. I've removed the terminal with a small flat pick tool
2nd photo is the gauge connector pigtails inserted into the speedometer connector, not connected to the harness yet.
3rd photo wiring finished. The gauge setup I put in was from a '82-85 B/C car, so I had to cut a hole in the dash panel for the window switch.
I just seen this. This is incredibly helpful!
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