Temp Gauge adjusters

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Temp Gauge adjusters

Postby 71GTKammback » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:14 pm

Anybody installed this on their temp gauge? Looks like either one would work. Brand new sender A/C Delco located on the pass side of the block. and multiple temp gauges read 50 degrees hot. These are corvette pieces but same principal I am sure.

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Re: Temp Gauge adjusters

Postby zeke » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:28 am

Never seen those adjustable sensors before, neat idea.
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Re: Temp Gauge adjusters

Postby spencerforhire » Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:25 am

The Corvette Central one should work, as it is designed to go in series with the sender. The other Wilcox one is designed for a different, older type of gauge and hooks up in parallel at the back of the gauge. I don't think it will work in an H-body.
That being said, a fine adjustment potentiometer is nowhere near $30; any electronics supply store should have one for under $5.
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Re: Temp Gauge adjusters

Postby zeke » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:20 am

So it's just a trim pot for 30 bucks? lol I thought it had a sensor also (thermistor)
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Re: Temp Gauge adjusters

Postby 1100kaw2 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:41 pm

Thats cool and all, but how do you find the actual engine temp when running so you can adjust this?
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Re: Temp Gauge adjusters

Postby cjbiagi » Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:26 pm

You could use a infrared hand held temp gauge or another gauge installed that you know is accurate to compare it to.
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