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post #16 of 25 Old 06-18-2013, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks turbogus, this is the update on my mech water temp mission... I have moved from therm housing area and decide to try elsewhere , picked up a sun pro gauge and going to the next step .. Here are some pics of driver side motor area, might one of you guys be so kind in pointing out which one of them outlets I can plug the therm probe into? Here are some pics I took of the engine .. I don't know how to label pics but lets just number them for top to bottom 1-7.... My guess is 7 by looking at some other threads on here.. Thank you for caring and showing jeep love to a total strange with the same illness the JEEP'N Curse.. Pic 1 is my failed attempt in the housing, the probe hits the inside of housing, it too long... Still leaked

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post #17 of 25 Old 06-18-2013, 07:26 PM
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Mine is in number 4 but I have 0 emission equipment
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post #18 of 25 Old 06-18-2013, 07:30 PM
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Pic 6 one on top has solid bottom one one bottom left is a large hole to water port as is the vacuum switch to the right of it.
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post #19 of 25 Old 06-18-2013, 07:34 PM
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You could make a small ext. for the sensor and still use the stat housing.
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post #20 of 25 Old 06-19-2013, 02:38 AM
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Depending were you lie I would not do #4. IF it gets cold, you would need this switch to heat the manifold up to keep from stumbling.

I like #1 of course. I can't believe with such a short sweep it has such a long bulb.

I would probably go with #6 if it fits. That switch is probably not doing anything anymore.

I would do this if #1 is not an option

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post #21 of 25 Old 06-19-2013, 06:16 AM
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I installed Auto Meter Phantom white faced gauges in the CJ and have been pleased thus far.........it's all about the sending units!!!

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post #22 of 25 Old 06-19-2013, 09:52 AM
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I think that I had to use the red arrow in Strenk's post above with the Sun Pro. IIRC, the yellow arrow is too near a cylinder wall. I used the cheapy SunPro gauge as well.

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post #23 of 25 Old 06-19-2013, 10:55 AM
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Just bought a sunpro too! I was planning on using the port with the red arrow in the pic above.
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post #24 of 25 Old 06-22-2013, 02:34 PM Thread Starter
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I removed that (pic1), installed the temp gauge and ran with it.. After 5 mile test drive gauge went up to about 190 , what do you guys think? Did I put the sensor in an "ok" place?
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post #25 of 25 Old 06-22-2013, 02:37 PM
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VDO Classic Series matches the Jeep. Be sure to get the matching sender.
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