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Re: [Spridgets] Radiator temp gauge port size?

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Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Radiator temp gauge port size?
From: <corvallis@peoplepc.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 09:11:34 -0700
How about Whitworth?


.bill in corvallis


-----Original Message-----
From: spridgets-bounces@autox.team.net
[mailto:spridgets-bounces@autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Lester
Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2010 8:46 AM
To: Spridget List; bugeye@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Radiator temp gauge port size?




I have tried a 5/8 -18 and it goes in a few threads but lock too soon, from

what I've read this means it is likely that this is a BSP thread.  Online

shows no BSP at Lowes or Home Depot, or Pegasus.. any other ideas?





On Oct 16, 2010, at 7:46 PM, frogeye wrote:


> Lester,


> I just measured the outside diameter of the threads on a gauge sender that

sits inside those threads

> I measure .625 and think it's a british pipe thread with dial verniers

> Close to 19 threads to the inch as well

> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_standard_pipe_thread




> my guess is a British standard pipe

> but those demensions don't seem to fit in that chart I linked to you

> I'll keep looking and watching for answers


> Alan

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