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Post by V6pushfit » Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:07 pm

Does anyone know the tread size of the temperature sender? I'm making up an adaptor to fit the smaller 1/8 BSP sender but cant determine what this one is!
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Post by scimjim » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:08 pm

On an Essex? Should be 1/8” NPT I think?


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Post by V6pushfit » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:38 pm

That’s the small one Jim, theres a larger version and typically the only way I can make a sender work looks like changing the manifold.

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Post by scimjim » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:58 pm

Hmmmm AFAIK the Essex were all the same size? Coupe (front sump and no idler pulley) to 5a (rear sump and additional idler) as well as the SA Essex.


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Post by V6pushfit » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:15 pm

You had me thinking. The car is the larger 3/8 NPT (I think) but the spare engine and two spare manifolds are indeed the smaller 1/8 NPT.
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Post by Old and Slow » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:00 pm

There's a "How To.." Guide somewhere on the Forum that lists various temperature senders, sizes, resistance etc. Might list the one you have?
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Post by V6pushfit » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:04 pm

Aha where’s that do you know?


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Post by Old and Slow » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:09 pm

In the technical section on the main Forum page there's a "How to Guides/FAQs section, and it is in there somewhere. Don't know if it is "members only" though?


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Post by V6pushfit » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:29 pm

Thanks for that, not too sure what to do with the data so I'll do a bit of research.....


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Post by GavinR » Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:16 pm

Maybe someone has drilled it out in the past to fit that sender?
I would guess 1/4 NPT looking at the picture but you should be able to measure it


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Post by V6pushfit » Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:23 pm

I’ve ordered a 1/8 female to 3/8 male NPT adaptor and then found a potential correct 3/8 sender. So I’ll have a try with both solutions and see where I get to.


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Post by V6pushfit » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:16 pm

Wrong thread size - its a 1/8 NPT female to 5/8 UNF male adapter needed.

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