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Found these I brought some time back, thought every bx needs more dials and they fit almost perfectly, I will of course make a new proper fitted mounting plate and paint it black along with the bezels, who needs a radio nowadays, and I do like dials.. Lots of em...
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Oh yes do it - we likes gauges too 8)

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Just do it.
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Then realise you miss having some sounds......maybe
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Phone and Bluetooth speaker for that.
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Mounting plate made and painted. Fairly straightforward install on the volt/temp gauge, but the oil pressure gauge comes with its own sender which I beleive is a 1/8npt thread, where is the oil pressure switch located on a TD and what thread size it? Can I swap out the switch for the sender?
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If you swop out the switch for the sender then your dash warning lights might not self test correctly, as they are wired to the oil pressure switch. You might be ok though. Tbh I’d prefer to have the safety of the Christmas tree effect on the dash if I suddenly lost oil pressure- you might not notice it if the only indication happens down by the gearstick.
On petrol XUs the pressure switch and sensor are adjacent to each other on the front of the block. Those without a sensor often have a blanking plug instead- perhaps XUDs do as well so you’ll be lucky.
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