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AutoMeter vehicle speed sensors generate the signal you need to make installing an AutoMeter electric speedometer in your vehicle quick and easy. Compatible with GM and Chrysler transmissions with a 7/8" -18 threaded speedometer cable output, this vehicle speed sensor outputs a 16 pulse per revolution (PPR), 12v square wave signal. Featuring a mechanical cable output, this sensor has the ability to retain the mechanical cable in applications with mechanically driven cruise control.
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SPEED SENSOR, MECH TO ELEC, GM & CHRYSLER, 7/8"-18 THREAD, HALL EFFECT, 16 PULSE is rated out of 5 by 1.Rated 5 out of 5 by WildRoseCustoms from Awesome I bought this a couple years ago, still working amazing. It was super simple to work in and gave me the ability to have the customer dash I wanted.Date published: 2018-10-01
Can this speed sensor be mounted inside the cab under the dash of my truck? If so, is it noisey? Does it leak any kind of oil or fluids? Thank you.No, it mounts directly to the transmission, replacing the OEM mechanical speedo cable. Easy to mount, just "bolts" right on, but make sure you have the correct size - there are two. I mounted mine on a TH350 trans, which required the 7/8" version. Then run 3 wires, +12v (can grab that from the starter or battery, or fuse box), ground (can use a transmission case bolt), and the speed signal, which runs to the speedometer (can run it where the OEM cable you are replacing ran).Date published: 2018-11-09
Have a 4L85E with the (TOSS/VSS) speed sensor and a 1388 electric speedometer. Will the 5291 speed sensor work with this transmission and controller?Thank you for your question. Our 1388 speedometer can connect directly to the VSS on your transmission. 5291 would be used to convert from a speedometer cable to an electric speedometer.Date published: 2018-09-28
I have a 1987 Jeep Wrangler with np207 transfer case with mechanical cable output. My tire size is larger than stock. With this sensor and the Autometer electronic speedometer could I calibrate for correct speed? Or would a GPS speedometer be recommended?Hi Steven, thank you for the question. Yes, this sender (5291) along with any AutoMeter electronic speedometer can be calibrated to your Jeep using our simple "push the button, drive 2 miles, push again" calibration. A GPS Speedometer would also work and would avoid any connection to the transmission and would be calibrated right out of the box.Date published: 2018-08-20
I’m doing an ls swap in my 1983 Chevy k20 4x4 will this work to give a vss signal to the engine pcm?Thank you so much for contacting us. Unfortunately, this, or any of our senders are probably not going to work to drive your PCM. The PCM is looking for a sine wave signal at a very specific pulse per mile rate. This outputs a square wave signal at a different rate. These are designed to drive our gauges. You'll want to use the output from the transmission your PCM is looking for. Sorry for the bad news.Date published: 2018-07-10
does the 1388-m gauge come with a sensor of not what sensor do i use for a turbo 350 teansmissionHi Ken, thank you so much for contacting us. The 1388-M does not include a sensor. For use with a TH350, you'll want this sender (5291). Hope this helps!Date published: 2018-05-29
I have a 1979 CJ5-304 converted with 1988 Chevy TBI. Will the 5291 work for the speed sensor input on the Chevy PCM and attach to my Jeep stock t-case and speedo cable?Thank you so much for contacting us. While the 5291 would work great if you were driving an AutoMeter speedometer, it will not work with the factory equipment on your vehicle. The Chevy PCM really wants to see the Chevy speed signal, which was a sine wave (as opposed to the square wave output from our sender). Sorry for the bad news.Date published: 2018-05-14
Hi, I've got a autometer 5291 fitted to an early modified saab 900 to provide a seed signal to the ecu, it would appear that I need an out put of 4 pulses per revolution, can it be modified to provide 4 pulses per revolution?Hi there, thank you for the question. Unfortunately, the 5291 cannot be changed from the 16 pulses. We have another style sender that is 8 pulses per rev, but 4 pulses seems very rare and unlikely available as an aftermarket sender option.Date published: 2018-05-03
I have an 01 jeep wrangler that I installed a electric speedometer in. I took the np231 transfer case out and installed an 03 Rubicon np231 transfer case 4 to 1 gear ratio. Is there away to use the old speed sensor with the newer trans caseHi Stewie, thank you for the question. If this is an AutoMeter electric speedometer, it should work off the VSS (vehicle speed sensor) on the later model transmission. The AutoMeter style sender 5291 will only work on an early model transmission with a cable output for the speedometer.Date published: 2018-04-24
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