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    Default which sender is for a gauge?

    I don't have my box to look at.

    with a 5.0 or a 5.7 IIRC there are two temp senders. One is for the engine control and one for the gauge. Which is which?

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    Gauge is driver side right into the lower intake, single wire (stock) just in front of injector #5. Actually a temperature switch if I'm not mistaken. Engine Control is passenger side front corner, 2 wire, usually in some sort of tee-tube on Panthers coming off of the lower intake, not directly into the manifold like the picture below.

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    Perfect. And such a pretty picture.
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    Too bad it's not mine, LOL. I just found that in a Google search. Much easier to see that stuff in that picture though than on mine since the distributor and stuff is not in the way in that picture.
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    It had the intake in the WRONG direction.
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