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Old 08-21-2002, 04:36 PM   #1
MrZone
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Default EGT bung on manifold.. some adviced needed

hi all.. I am about the to install the Greddy EGT sensor on the manifold.. I will be giving this to the machine shop to do the tap.

My question is... after the tap the manifold and installed the bung(or adaptor.. whatever it is call).. does the connection/thread between the bung and the manifold require any sealant/loctie/tape? I just want to make sure no leak...

And.. I have heard from everyone that when I screw in the sensor into the bung.. it will require some high temp. loctie... right?

pls help.. thx

Wilson
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Old 08-21-2002, 05:10 PM   #2
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Here check this thread:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...hreadid=230569

stevedood has some answers/comments
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Old 08-21-2002, 05:10 PM   #3
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I tapped mine myself and just wrenched it into place. No locktite or anything. It hasn't come loose at all. One point of note though, I bought and used a tapered tap. This means that the hole at the outside is larger than the hole on the inside. I think you are fine with it being threaded in and torqued down decently, just make sure that they use a tapered tap.

And don't forget, the GReddy EGT bung uses a 1/8" BSPT-28 thread, not a standard NPT.

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Old 08-21-2002, 07:48 PM   #4
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Stimpy is right on the $$.

And we don't use loctite either....wouldn't hurt I suppose, but I ahve yet to find it necessary
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Old 08-21-2002, 08:02 PM   #5
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Anti-seize wouldn't be too bad of an idea though.
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Old 08-21-2002, 11:07 PM   #6
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I wouldn't do that.
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