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Old 09-19-2012, 03:19 PM
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Mishimoto ECT sensor relocation help

Lookin to buy one of these for my secondary ECT gauge;

Water Temperature Sensor Adapter - 32mm - Black, Silver, Gold, by Mishimoto

Their website states;
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To determine the size needed, measure the inner diameter of the hose..."

I just wanna make sure I'm buying the right one. The outer diameter of my stock radiator hose is 1.5in which is about 38mm. The inner diameter is 1.25in, or ~32mm. That means I gotta buy their 32mm adapter which I linked to, correct?
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Re: Mishimoto ECT sensor relocation help

31.75mm is closer to 32mm than 30mm
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Re: Mishimoto ECT sensor relocation help

yepppppppp. get that one you added the link for
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31.75mm is closer to 32mm than 30mm
Pardon my momentary lapse of cranial density, but...what
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Re: Mishimoto ECT sensor relocation help

Get the 32mm/1.25"
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Re: Mishimoto ECT sensor relocation help

Ah.
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Re: Mishimoto ECT sensor relocation help

N'other question;

This relocator comes with a 1/8npt fitting, and my gauge came with a 1/4npt. Will I still achieve the same ohm/resistance if I fitted the gauge to a 1/8? or will the 1/4 fitting allow more voltage flow than the 1/8 and generate inaccurate readings?
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Re: Mishimoto ECT sensor relocation help

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N'other question;

This relocator comes with a 1/8npt fitting, and my gauge came with a 1/4npt. Will I still achieve the same ohm/resistance if I fitted the gauge to a 1/8? or will the 1/4 fitting allow more voltage flow than the 1/8 and generate inaccurate readings?

NPT is a standard/style of thread fittings/sizes, called National Pipe Thread (NPT), which is very common in the US. It has nothing to do with the electrical system (other than simply holding the sensor/probe into the adapter), its just the size/style of the threads.

But since they're diff sizes, you'll need an 1/8-1/4NPT adapter, such as;
Parker Brass Pipe Fitting,Reducing Adapter,1/4" NPT Female X 1/8" NPT Male: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

(if that's the male/female combination that you need)
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