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12/17/12 4:59pm - Original Message: 'update on oil temp. gauge'
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I finally found a oil temp. switch. I was looking for a oil temp. sensor. I looked at Corvette America, and they did not list one. I found one at Auto Zone. They call it a switch not a sensor. At any rate I installed it, and the gauge works! I only ran the car in the driveway and the oil temp went up to 230 degrees, at a fast idle. I have to take the for a good test drive to see what the temp. runs at highway speed. I'll send an update after I road test it. The oil temp. is above my water temp, because, I put a 165 degree t'stat in a few weeks ago. I figured I don't need the extra heat here in Florida !! Thanks to Adam's Apple for the location of the oil temp. SWITCH, not called a sensor as I found out. I should learn to know to ask the right questions!!!! Thanks for all the help. Bill

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12/17/12 5:27pm - Reply: 'Re: update on oil temp. gauge'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Switch, sensor, you say toe-may-toe, I say termater..... LOL

Glad ya got it fixed, no matter what ya call it! Thumbs Up

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