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Old 02-19-2007, 05:20 PM   #1
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Hi,

I was wondering if all pressure gauges were the same? For example, I have this generic gauge here:

that originally was used to test water pressure. Its a mechanical gauge that goes from 0-160PSI and looks to have a 1/4" NPT threaded end for various fittings. Can I use this as a fuel pressure gauge?

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yep shoulld work just fine.
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it'll work. the cheapest $7 pressure gauge will work. I wouldn't leave it as a permanent solution, but for tuning purposes it will get the job done.
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yeah... don't mount it for permanent use. if it was designed for water the gasoline will likely destroy the seals in it fairly quickly and result in a high pressure fuel leak. engine bay fires suck ****.
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Ah, thanks for your advice everyone!
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i got mine rated for hydraulic seems to be holding up ok.
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