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diekatze450

Water Temperature Sensor

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Just bought trail tech ´s temperature gauge. The sensor is to be plugged cutting a water hose.

My question is in wich hose it would be better to use: before the water gets the radiator, where temperature is higher and the reading would be more straight from the engine, or after the radiator, where temperature is lower but perhaps i get a better indication of the whole cooling system.

thanks!

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The feed hose going to the radiator is best, the closer to the engine, the better.

What matters is the engine temp, not radiator temp.

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I found that the wire was not long enough and had to install on the radiator return. After running that way for a while I think I like knowing the effectiveness of the cooling more than the engine temp since looking at the coolant stream will never tell you your engine temp anyway.

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