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Re: racing tire temps

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: racing tire temps
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 17:45:03 -0700
Good... this probe isn't IR, you have to touch it to whatever you want
to measure, but supposedly works with air, surface and non-corrosive
liquids and has range -58F to 302F, should work out OK for tires,
rad testing, coolant, etc etc.


Word on the street is Gordie's Garage said:
> I suspect it would.  A friend is using a Raytek Minitemp (do a google search
> for places to buy), an infrared 'gun', for just that.  I (an another guy)
> thought it was so cool we got one, @$90US.
> I've used it on my tires (not race) to check pressures by the temps on the
> inside vs both outside edges of the tread.  Also good to double check your
> temp gauge by pointing it at various parts of the head. Good up to @ 500deg
> F.  For example, the screen I am typing on is 99deg F.  The heater box in
> the pass compartment in the A is 128deg, ouch!
> Of course, YMMV.
> Safety Fast!
> Gordie Bird
> 62 MGA
> 80 MGB
> >
> > I'm thinking about buying a Fluke 80T-150U temp probe, will this be
> > useful for measuring inner/center/outer tire temps or do I need
> > something more specialized??
> >
> > Planning ahead,
> > Skye

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