After reviewing all the posts about installing an oil pressure gauge, I purchased a gauge, electric sending unit, braided hose, and fittings. While installing, I found it was possible to install the sender directly to the block with only an elbow vs. remotely placing it and using the braided hose (See Pic). I thought one of the previous posts I saw had the sender installed like this. Based on others' experience, would this install be OK in the long run? It seems mounting directly to the block would offer less chance of failure because there is no hose involved. If the sender is mounted on the frame rather than the block, it also will not get the additional vibration isolation offered by the motor mounts.
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