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I ordered a Z1 oil cooler kit the other day. I figure that while I'm down there I may as well add a proper oil pressure gauge. I'm trying to

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I ordered a Z1 oil cooler kit the other day. I figure that while I'm down there I may as well add a proper oil pressure gauge. I'm trying to find the most elegant solution to adding the sender. Many people have used T-adapters at the factory sensor location, I came across some hose fitting adapters that look interesting:

https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/100530/10002/-1

I've confirmed that the probe of the Defi gauge I'm installing is 1/8" NPT.

What I'm concerned about is the material of the adapter. It's aluminum. From what I've seen, most other fittings are brass. These don't list a temperature/pressure rating, so... Does anyone have any opinions as to whether or not it's OK to use this?
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You are good to go with it. You are looking at no more than 115 psi on start-up and redline. And 260~280F max temp.

This is what I used.

Oil Pressure Sensor Adapter, 1/8" BSPT - Engine - Autotech Motoring
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