ElectraGlide Oil Pressure Sensor on a Roadking?

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by RibEye, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. RibEye

    RibEye Junior Member Contributor

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    I'm getting ready to do my cam chain tensioners ('03 RKC), going newer hydraulic. I feel that I really should have an oil pressure guage to monitor after such work (replace tensioners, cams, cam plate, inner bearings, and oil pump). I bought the HD oil pressure gauge, but there is no way I'm going to lean on that tiny little hard plastic tube that goes to the gauge. That's all I need is to have that tube get brittle in the sun and break, pumping oil all over creation on a long ride.

    I notice in my Service manual that the Electra Glice has an electrical oil pressure sensor, that also provides the go/no-go signal tht the Road King sensor provides. Since it's the same engine, just a different sensor, is there any reason I can't retro-fit my Road King with an Electra Glide oil pressure sensor and gauge? Any body done it?

    Enjoy,
    Rich P
     
  2. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Does your RK come with the air temp gauge?

    TQ
     
  3. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    RK doesn't have a fairing TQ, I don't know where he will mount it
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  4. dbmg

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  5. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Right. I think dbmg has the best option for your application. The tube here is metal, so you shouldn't have to sweat worrying about a plastic tube decaying over time.

    I've seen versions of these gauges on bikes, and they actually look pretty nice. Think I will put one on my EVO when I redo her.

    TQ
     
  6. RibEye

    RibEye Junior Member Contributor

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  7. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Chrome Oil Pressure Trim Kit Twin Cam - Jerzee Customs Rich, you could use a set up like this and keep your stock sender and light on the dash working
     
  8. RibEye

    RibEye Junior Member Contributor

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    Thanks, Jack. I could live with something like that. It definitely has a more finished look, and has a more protected line. The sensor splitter looks much beefier than the one that comes with the HD one. Now what to do with the HD one I bought...

    Enjoy,
    Rich P
     
  9. Rubyred

    Rubyred Senior Member

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    Why couldn't you get a braided line to replace the one you have?
     
  10. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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