temp sender question...

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by powerfreak, May 15, 2007.

  1. powerfreak

    powerfreak New Member

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    In a 96GT...Installing an autometer temp gauge. I plan on installing the sending unit in one of the existing ports in the intake. There's 2 ports, I know 1 goes to the factory gauge and 1 to the computer. Does anyone know which sender goes to the factory gauge???

    THANKS 8)
     
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    I figured it out...the pass side sender goes to the factory gauge.
     
  3. scarface

    scarface Guest

    there is a port near the drivers side motor mount also...you COULD run both gauges.
     
  4. powerfreak

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    got it running with the autometer...ran at around 210+ in some stop and go traffic...didn't cool off much on the way home...is that normal temp?


    edit>>>the fan doesn't come on until around 210, so i guess it is normal.
     
  5. scarface

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    yes thats normal...most people got to a 180 thermostat.
     
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    cool...thanks.

    I did put in a 180 t-stat. It takes a little longer to reach 210, but once i get stuck at a light it gets up there. I'll look into getting a tuner to lower the fan turn-on temp. 210 is a little high for me.
     
  7. scarface

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    yeah, your fans need to be on sooner thats for sure.
     
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    is there any cheaper options to do that besides the $400 handheld tuners?
     
  9. scarface

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    manual switch.
     
  10. scarface

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    I think you can get a separate thermostat for the cooling fans...I had one on my 93 cobra, it had a thermostat that went into the fins of the Rad, and had a knob to adjust when it comes on. I just cant remember what it was called ???