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I saw this Ducati Monster with what appeared to be a screw in oil presure guage where you fill the case with oil. Is there such a thing? Where do you get one?
 

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Yes, you can

There are a couple of oil pressure ports that are plugged on the SV engine. I don't remember where they are exactly. Knowing the thread size you could go to an industrial gauge supplier and buy a direct mount gauge. If you were brave and industrious you could plumb up a line and mount the gauge up top.

I think it would be of limited use, given the SV's proven reliability and long lifeline.
 
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Pressure gauge or temp guage? Unless the whole crankcase were filled woth pressurized oil (!) I can't see how it would work. Screw in oil temp guages were common back when SOHC CB750s roamed the earth.

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At risk of sounding like a total chump here. I just really thought it looked cool. Plus I have a total analog guage fetish.
I'm using my 03 for performance mods only and my 02 is just a communter. So I figure adding little look only things to it makes since.

Now to find those ports.
 
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If you go with a conventional gauge the sender usually just screws in where the oil pressure switch goes (and replaces it, unless you add a 'T'). If you do buy a gauge, get an electric one, and a good one (AutoMeter etc) IME, (is that a legit abbreviation? In My Experience) the cheap guages don't survive long on a bike.

Also, If we're talking about a 2nd gen bike you may have additional options since you have an oil cooler (plumbing for this may occupy the ports andyauger referred to).

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Shop manual

The shop manual has the port locations. I, too, like analog gauges. I never liked digital gauges. It's easy to detect the position of a needle, not so straightforward reading digits peripherally.
 
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