[TR] Tr3, conversion from capillary tube to electrically sensedwater temperature gauge

Hoyt Duff hoytduff at gmail.com
Wed May 2 16:16:47 MDT 2018

Isn't there a "fix" to replace the tube with a part from NAPA? Not the
entire gauge, but just the capillary tube? I remember reading about
such a fix, but can't find it in my bookmarks.

On 11/27/17, Randall <TR3driver at ca.rr.com> wrote:
> The "capillary" tube is mostly filled with ether, a very volatile
> substance.
> The tiniest crack will let it leak out, ruining the gauge.  I have also had
> several movements fail from overheating.  One of the posters on another
> forum has suggested that the movement comes apart inside when needle hits
> the top of the scale, but I have not investigated that.

> -- Randall


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