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Old 03-30-2013, 12:52 AM   #774
Les_Garten
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Originally Posted by Plaka View Post
I'm fitting a mechanical oil pressure gauge so I moved the stock idiot light sender to the frame down tube and T'd it into the gauge pressure line. I also moved the oil temperature sender from the back of the Briel cooler (back of oil pan) to high on the underside of the left exhaust pushrod tube. (brazed in a boss). I figure this is as good as I'm going to get for the hottest oil. I don't think the sender at the pan really showed how hot the oil was getting. I'm after the peak number. I have an imersion thermocouple I'll rig in a cork to get some accurate pan temperatures (temporarily) and check the difference.
Interesting, thanx!
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