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Well I took the car to the girlfriends last night.. First time I really drove the car for more than 2 mins.. I get to her house everything seemed fine.. I leave 3 hours later, she's following me due to xmas shopping. I start to smell oil, I check the oil pressure gauge and wham like 5psi.. I pulled over a second later, look under the car and there is a giant puddle of oil.. I hope that just the sender that blew out due to too much pressure or somthing.. This car has been problems since the first day I got it!!!
 

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is it the pi engine?
 

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Wow, I think you may actually have worse luck than me. I didnt think it was possible. Good luck with whatever it is....I still say you should sell me the car cheap :)
 

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got under her and the oil pressure sender snaped off.. I dont know if its faulty metal in the adaptor or not.. i gotta find somthing stronger.. i should be able toget a easy out in her...
 

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Is this a sender for an aftermarket gauge? Is it installed in the bottom port of the oil pump? If so it most likely hit the k-member as a result of the motor mounts compressing under load as you went over a bump. There may seem like there is room there but there isn't, don't ask how I know...

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KrAzyT said:
any idea how to get it not to happen again?
Well I have yet to attempt to reinstall my gauges but I am going to try swapping the stock sender to the lower position so that the aftermarket one can take its place.

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KrAzyT said:
any idea how to get it not to happen again?

did you tap that downward facing pipe plug off of the OEM sender housing?
 

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it was facing downwards with 2 90degree bends.. A 45 would have been great if anyone had anything around here. I should be able to get it all fixed up ok. I just wanna see some pictures if anyone has them of how to have it not hit anything
 
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