The staples, I believe, provide a ground path for the normally
electrically isolated coolant temperature sender, to the engine block.
If the staples are not used you can use a jumper wire from the engine
block to the housing to achieve the same thing.
Just make sure you ground that part of the housing that the sender is
screwed into :)
On 23/02/2012 4:18 AM, Domingo Castilleja wrote:
> Does anyone know if I need to install the thermostat gasket with the ground
> staples on a 1970 datsun spl311. The staples provides the means for
> providing a ground for the amp meter.
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