<VV> Car running lean - advice appreciated (Was 828 miles)

ScottyGrover at aol.com ScottyGrover at aol.com
Sat Oct 10 03:37:14 EDT 2009

In a message dated 10/9/2009 8:15:17 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,  
tony.underwood at cox.net writes:

At 04:28  PM 10/9/2009, Dave Thompson wrote:
>Correct me if I'm wrong,  I'm sure that you know.
>Don't the 140, 150 and 180 heads have fine  thread for the thermal switch?
>The same thread as the thermister. The  "others" have course thread. In 
>to put the "wrong" sensor in a  head requires either an adaptor, rethread 
>cross thread (Yuck!). AM I  correct?


A number of years ago, I put a VW Type 4 EFI system in my Corvair; in  
order to do that, I installed a VW CHT sensor, which I fitted simply by the  
process of running the sensor through a NF die.  Worked perfectly.
The same process just might do the job that you need to have done.
Scotty from Hollyweird

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