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

Carl-TR cfmtr3a at verizon.net
Thu May 3 07:34:54 MDT 2018

If you're not interested in keeping it original, you could always switch over to a TR4 gauge and sensor setup.

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On May 3, 2018, 12:27 AM, at 12:27 AM, Hoyt Duff <hoytduff at gmail.com> wrote:
>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
>> forum has suggested that the movement comes apart inside when needle
>> the top of the scale, but I have not investigated that.
>> -- Randall
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