Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by yellow_snocone » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:57 pm

Excuse my ignorance but what is a tinyiox?

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by Piledriver » Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:51 am

http://jbperf.com/io_extender/tinyIOx.html

It and its relatives can talk to an MS2E or MS3 over CAN, they can also talk to a set of Innovate LC2s etc over serial and forward the digital data.

A full on IOX can mount 8 14point7.com WBO2s and a full set of 8 EGT/CHT TC amps in a custom case.
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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by sidemarkers » Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:18 pm

Thanks for your input. I went with the Dakota gauge and am almost done fabricating the gauge mount. Since I was replacing the heads anyway I decided to do a bunch of things that were on the back burner including the head temp gauge and an innovate electronic boost programmer. Almost done.
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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by beaker » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:53 am

what are you guys running for a head temp? give or take?

im running a autometer one. cant recall where the senseor is mounted to

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by madmike » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:56 am

Autometer? thought they had watercooled ones? like to see a pic of the sensor on that,Please

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by Piledriver » Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:09 am

The exact location of the sensor makes a huge difference in readings, the "standard" CHT readings and suggested maximums imply a thermocouple under a spark plug. Anything else will provide different readings.

Thermistor based sensor can be as or more accurate, but are limited to ~150C, as thats all the PTC thermistors are rated to.
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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by slowsixtyduece » Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:55 pm

I run a digital CHT gauge from "The Sensor Connection" (http://thesensorconnection.com/egt-prob ... -series-ws). Very reasonably priced and a great, responsive unit. Options for spark plug sizes sensor ID, alarm capable and more. I have mine on cylinder #3 for obvious reasons and monitor it consistently as Im driving, especially under load. It is not unusual for me to be seeing 375-400 degree temps on climbs when there is load and boost abounding. Drops down after that once I am coasting/downshifted.

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by sidemarkers » Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:09 pm

The Dakota CHT gauge is fitted into the pods I made for it and the electric boost controller. So far I am pretty impressed with the Dakota CHT gauge.
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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by sidemarkers » Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:50 pm

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by petew » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:04 pm

How hot was it outside?

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by buguy » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:23 pm

18psi sounds fun to me!

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by sidemarkers » Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:30 pm

petew wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:04 pm
How hot was it outside?
About 55 degrees F

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by madmike » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:32 am

Great temp reading 8)

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Re: Cylinder Head Temp Gauge

Post by sidemarkers » Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:58 pm

Glad to have the gauge and see how much faster the heads gain temperature compared to the oil.

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