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Re: Temp sensor auto fans '77MGB

To: "Michael F. Adamson" <>
Subject: Re: Temp sensor auto fans '77MGB
From: Graham McCann <>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 08:05:16 +1100
At 09:49 pm 24/11/97 -0500, Michael F. Adamson wrote:
>Hope this goes thru this time.  New to the list and not having much luck
>having anything posted.
>Had occasion to have the rad repaired and removed the temp sensor.  It just
>slid out of a bushed hole in the rad header.  Previous owner had gooped it
>in place and put short section section of rad hose, compressed laterally,
>between the rad top hose and the sensor to hold it in place.
>Put it back, using the same piece of hose and a little silicone gasket
>mat'l around the sensor flange.  After a hundred miles or so, the sensor
>had eased out ca 1/8".  Worked out a mod that will hopefully keep
>everything together.
>Please, what normally holds this little bugger in?  
>PS.  Regarding the past bargain purchases of LBC's:
>"A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is
>last year."
>                                                                Marty
>Marty, obviously never bought a computer!
There is a specially designed gasket for the radiator sensor.  It is an
ingenious little fellow which holds in based on the pressure in the
radiator.  The factory part number is URP 1027 and they are availabe, in
this country at least.

97 MGF
Graham McCann  Rivett, ACT. Australia
Phone/Fax: +61 2 62889055

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