>I replaced the sending unit on my 1275 Midget with an electric one from a B
>and added a B temp gauge as a make shift arrangement until I decide if I
>want to replace the old mercury unit. The electric sending unit fits
>perfectly. I just had to string a new wire to the dash. It works so well
>may just keep the setup. If only I could find a combo gauge that was
>From: robert weeks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: Daniel1312@aol.com <Daniel1312@aol.com>; email@example.com
><firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: Sunday, February 21, 1999 7:44 PM
>Subject: Re: 1500 Temp Sender
>>Is there a reasonably priced electronic replacement for the 1275? My
>>capillary tube broke off at the sensor the other day. It would need to be
>>dual guage; water temp and oil pressure.
>>At 6:11 PM -0500 2/21/99, Daniel1312@aol.com wrote:
>>>In a message dated 21/2/1999 8:22:16PM, email@example.com writes:
>>><< twisty-spring wire thing >>
>>>This sounds like a capillary tube sensor - a fine but hollow tube that is
>>>permanently fixed to the gauge at one end and permanently fixed to the
>>>at the other. There is a waxy substance in the sensor and tube that
>>>when warm to give the gauge its reading.
>>>In the event the capillary tube is not permenantly attached the gauge is
>>>history, likewise the sensor (costs more to repair than buy now). The
>>>spring wire is I guess their to protect the tube.
>>>Other temperature gauges are wholly electric and the sender sends an
>>>signal to an electric gauge to produce a reading.