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Old 03-12-2014, 12:41 PM
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Question 1960 Cruise-o-matic Test Gauge Size?

There is a threaded housing on the rear of my cruise-o-matic.

From reading the shop manual it looks like where you attach a test gauge for diagnostics.

I already have the cooler lines and speedometer cable hooked up hence I'm guessing that is what it is.

My question is, what size is this thing? Shouldn't there be some kind of "plug" threaded in there when driving?

If I knew the size I could probably get something at the auto parts store or Ace Hardware.

I just have a feeling that it'll shoot fluid everywhere if left open.

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Old 03-12-2014, 12:46 PM
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Is this what you are talking about. It is an 1/8 pipe plug. And yes, you should have it installed.

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Old 03-12-2014, 01:36 PM
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Thanks John!

This part falls under the category "smalls things make a big difference".

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