radiator temp guage thread size/pitch?

Dave C dlc-mica at halibut.com
Fri Sep 21 09:47:56 PDT 2007


On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 09:40:56AM -0700, Jim Stewart wrote:
> Dave C wrote:
> 
> > And in fact I just found my old thermoswitch on the workbench and
> > it's sitting here in front of me threaded into a 1/8" x 27 NPT die.
> > (I installed the Daytona temp meter.)
> > 
> 
> The stock sensor is 10mm X 1.0 mm. Obviously, screwing a 27 tpi thread into a 
> 25.4 TPI hole is going to bugger up the threads. Some people have done without 
> leaks, but it's still buggery...

Well, I guess that means that this die isn't a very good thread gauge.  :)

Sorry for the confusion, guys.

Zoran, can you make sure the rain finishes up over there before Saturday 
morning?  I'm heading over the hills tonight.



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