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February 06, 2020, 09:56:46 pm

fatmobile

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What EGT probe and gauge are we using?
« on: February 06, 2020, 09:56:46 pm »
 I used to get my EGT probes and gauges from aircraft spruce.
 A westach gauge that went as low as 100F.
 Now they only have one that goes down to 700F.
 My old part numbers don't work there any more,.. I haven't called them yet.

 So I'm wondering what others are using for EGT gauges and probes.
 I liked the fast reacting skinny probes. K type thermocouples.
 I see some on ebay like that.
 Has anyone tried them?


Tornado red, '91 Golf 4 door,
with a re-ringed, '84 quantum, turbo diesel, MD block

Reply #1February 07, 2020, 01:11:31 am

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Re: What EGT probe and gauge are we using?
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2020, 01:11:31 am »
You can still get the 2C2-1 directly from Westach fairly reasonably.  http://www.westach.com/   ...and search for 2C2-1.  I haven't ordered directly from them before, though, so I can't speak to the experience. 
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Reply #2February 07, 2020, 09:31:52 pm

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Re: What EGT probe and gauge are we using?
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2020, 09:31:52 pm »
 Thanks Andrew,.. just need to figure out the probe that goes with it.
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Reply #3February 08, 2020, 11:10:18 am

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Re: What EGT probe and gauge are we using?
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2020, 11:10:18 am »
The probe I've always used is the micro-1000 1/8" which is still available from aircraftspruce.  It is part # Part# 10-01478. 
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Reply #4February 09, 2020, 01:28:55 am

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Re: What EGT probe and gauge are we using?
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2020, 01:28:55 am »
 Oh, I see it. My part number was missing a 1.
Kind of a spendy little probe. $76.25 before shipping.
 I'll have to see if I can get just the probe, instead of the kit.
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pnpages/10-01478.php
 I don't need everything else in that picture.
 I got extra NPT/compression fittings last time.

Tornado red, '91 Golf 4 door,
with a re-ringed, '84 quantum, turbo diesel, MD block