replacement Otter switches

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replacement Otter switches

Post by scimjim » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:57 pm

having discussed modern replacements for the old otter switches a few times, the subject of thread sizes came up. I've compiled a basic list of which manufacturer uses which thread - this is very general as shared platforms may use either. For example, Ford is generally 22mm and Nissan are 16mm but the Ford Maverick (rebadged Nissan Terrano) uses the 16mm. Similarly Vauxhalls (22mm) with Isuzu (14mm) engines use the latter. Feel free to correct and add to :-)

22mm x 1.5 thread

Citroen
Fiat
Ford
Jaguar
Lancia
Land Rover
Opel
Peugeot
Renault
Seat
Suzuki
Vauxhall
Volkswagen

16mm x 1.5 thread

Dodge
Honda
Mazda
Mitsubishi
Nissan
Subaru
Toyota

14mm x 1.5 thread

BMW
Isuzu
Mercedes
Rover
Saab
Volvo

3/8" BSP

Daihatsu Charade
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Carina


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Re: replacement Otter switches

Post by Scimher » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:00 pm

For a short period, many years ago, my ex-wife worked at Otter Controls



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Re: replacement Otter switches

Post by Terry H » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:32 pm

That's a ery usefull list Jim, I had a problem with mine a few months ago as you may remember and bought a new one from GW to replace the old one. I tested the old one in a kettle of boiling water and it worked, so I now have a spare.
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Re: replacement Otter switches

Post by EamonSE6 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:39 pm

Has anyone tried Chicken Tarka? It's like Chicken Tikka, but Otter.


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Re: replacement Otter switches

Post by Roger Pennington » Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:30 pm

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Would you like me to "sticky-fry" this thread for posterity, Jim?


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Re: replacement Otter switches

Post by scimjim » Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:41 pm

could do Roger...


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Re: replacement Otter switches

Post by Roger Pennington » Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:47 pm

Done :)


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Re: replacement Otter switches

Post by GeminiG15 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:27 pm

most common is the M22...and this is a very good idea (not the cheapest, but adjustable!!):


http://www.burtonpower.com/revefc-m22.html

http://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p6081 ... rrency=GBP


different thread sizes on the revotech homepage:
http://www.revotecdirect.co.uk/acatalog ... f_EFC.html


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