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Old 06-08-2011, 06:19 PM   #1
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Where is the most accurate temperature reading and where do you check it on a 1/8th scale buggy? On top of the heat sync. Or inside on top of the head where the glow plug goes? Because these 2 readings are differant! So if I'm checking inside, it might be running too cool. Or if I'm checking it on the outside it might be running too hot. Thanks
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On top of the head facing the plug after it comes off the track. You want a plug reading with a aluminum head but you can side temp it too. You get a more accurate reading from the side with a MAG head.
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On top of the head facing the plug after it comes off the track. You want a plug reading with a aluminum head but you can side temp it too. You get a more accurate reading from the side with a MAG head.

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