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Cub temp gauge.

Postby bigmoose » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:36 pm

Is there any place in the block to insert the temp probe on a cub?

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Re: Cub temp gauge.

Postby staninlowerAL » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:01 pm

As far as I know, No. There was a post a while back about a block that had some openings that were unusual but i can't find it. I suppose you could make one somewhere but that would be somewhat difficult unless you used the water outlet or inlet. If you just want to check the temperature consider a hand-held thermal sensor. There have been a few posts about using one to check for hot spots.

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Re: Cub temp gauge.

Postby inairam » Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:24 am

I have read posts where people have drilled into the inlet elbow to add a probe. http://www.tmtractor.com/new/en/244fp.htm
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Re: Cub temp gauge.

Postby Clip » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:00 am

I've considered machining a fitting to take a temperature probe and use that as my dipstick. Got the idea from motorcycle oil filler temperature gauges. A small chunk of aluminum with some o-ring grooves and a threaded hole should do the trick to hold the thermometer, but still have to account for the breather.

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Re: Cub temp gauge.

Postby outdoors4evr » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:30 am

To be most effective, you would want to take the temperature from the top of the engine near the coolant outlet. I've been considering cutting the hose and inserting an adapter like this. Might need to find a larger size adapter than what they show here, but their pictures are good.
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Re: Cub temp gauge.

Postby Super A » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:50 am

No need, if it starts to overheat it will let you know.....

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