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Offline charlie D

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Temp guage
« on: August 17, 2020, 08:34:27 AM »
My temp guage goes to the beginning of the green zone and never any higher even in 100 degree heat with A/C on. Guessing the temp sensor is failed, but wonder if what I am seeing is "normal" for the Eagle?
Thanks for any suggestions.
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Offline Mitch

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Re: Temp guage
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2020, 11:22:37 AM »
Pretty sure that's normal.

Offline rmick

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Re: Temp guage
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2020, 04:14:10 PM »
Thats about where mine runs as well since I replaced the radiator.
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Re: Temp guage
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2020, 06:28:33 PM »
I think mine could be the gauge itself. I replace the sensor, radiator, water pump, and hoses. Gage still reads high, so I installed a mechanical gauge as a secondary. Also found a radiator cap with a built in gauge. The accessory gauges match and read about where it should 190. The factory dash gauge reads at the red.
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Re: Temp guage
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2020, 07:19:49 PM »
sorry, lots of beer, and lots of memories ago. anyways advanced dissy will raise the gauge. when i was dialing in the gap of the spark plug to msd and stroker.  anywho your gauge sounds good.



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Offline charlie D

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Re: Temp guage
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2020, 01:51:56 PM »
Thanks guys. Always good to hear from folks who have experience. Sounds like a non issue, so it is something I can leave alone!
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