Install of water temp gauge

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I am hooking up a water temp gauge with after market gauge cluster. As to not effect my temp gauge connected to my instrument gauge cluster ( 69 roadrunner), is there an alternative site to install the sensor? What about at engine body where the freeze plugs are located on my 383 block? Suggestions?
 

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There are block drain plugs on either side but they are small. Other than that the water pump housing. Or you could do some kind of goofy T up and out of the water pump housing.
 

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I’m in a similar situation. The (2) usable outlets for my current temp sensors are being used. One for the factory gauge and the other for my electric fans. Hoping to add a 3rd sensor for my aftermarket gauge cluster. A fellow FBBO member recommended something like this IIRC…

Meziere Enterprises WN0028C Meziere Water Neck Spacers | Summit Racing

Hoping to get to this before Spring.
 

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With an aluminum wp housing, you could always drill and pipe tap another hole. I don't think I would try it with an iron one anymore. (When I was working, even iron would have been a no-brainer)
 

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That Meziere part above would solve the problem, but is pretty expensive. Summit shows others as low as $26 that would work too. It will probably say small block chevy, but the moroso version says it will work on a big or small mopar too, so theoretically any for a Chevy should work on a Mopar.
I would move the factory sender into the spacer, and put the mechanical sender in the wp housing.
 

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On my gen2 hemi I used the Meisere with one opening threaded to put in water sensor for Fuel Injection. It was a WN0028U and about $35.
 
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