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Old 10-09-2006, 08:19 PM
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I will be puling the manifold and turbo and using the same location FI used. I am planning to use a weld on fitting rather than tapping.
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Old 10-09-2006, 08:23 PM
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I am planning to use a weld on fitting rather than tapping.
Don't forget, welding cast is kind of a no-no. Cracking.....
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Old 10-09-2006, 08:28 PM
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The EGR won't work to measure EGT's. It's not directly part of the manifold galley. It's actually a separate (but cast in) tube.
So, networkboy's 1 foot long thermocouple might work Just have to make an adapter...
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Old 10-09-2006, 08:37 PM
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Don't forget, welding cast is kind of a no-no. Cracking.....

Right...forgot about that. Have you had any leaks with your tapped hole. I thought that these thermocouples used tapered threads.
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Old 10-09-2006, 08:46 PM
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I thought that these thermocouples used tapered threads.
No leaks. I just used plenty of anti-seize and the 3/8" NPT thread sealed it very well.
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