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Old 03-26-2011, 05:58 PM
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Please sugest me a good temperature meter for help in engine tuning.
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Old 03-26-2011, 07:19 PM
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The one and only!!

Love it, worth every penny.
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Old 03-26-2011, 09:19 PM
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Default Yes, that´s the one.

I knew from old times, was diferent shape, always did cost alot, but consistent readings.
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Old 03-26-2011, 09:25 PM
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Don't let the price tag scare you off either....a little searching, and you can find a good deal.

I got mine NIB for $125. You just have to look around to find some different sources.
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http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Gun-Tempguncom

Cheap and to the point. Yes the big $$$ temp gun will most likely be more accrurate but you shouldn't be relying on temp. that much anyway.

This is the one I have and i've checked it against someone at the track I run that has a high doller gun and i'm within 5*F. Good enough.
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Get the only one worth buying. Temp gun is a very important tool.
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Originally Posted by one8updragracer View Post
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Gun-Tempguncom

Cheap and to the point. Yes the big $$$ temp gun will most likely be more accrurate but you shouldn't be relying on temp. that much anyway.

This is the one I have and i've checked it against someone at the track I run that has a high doller gun and i'm within 5*F. Good enough.
Yup, you dont need some stupid over priced temp gun. Just something to tell you if there's an inconsistency (air leak or such).

Tune my sound, feel, and smoke and you actually will not need a temp gun. I use a 20 buck one after my mains just to see if it's not crazy hot.
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The one and only!!

Love it, worth every penny.
I bought my exegen back in 1997, still works great and accurate, mine is the older square style. If you plan on staying in the hobby this one will last. I replace the battery for opening day each season and it has never failed me.
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Originally Posted by Extremier View Post
Please sugest me a good temperature meter for help in engine tuning.
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anybody who has been in the hobby a while will let you know temp guns are not for tuning, fastest way to e conversions. tune in small increments from rich to lean and find your "window". stay on the rich side of the window as much as possible and only temp motor if its in the window then all of a sudden acts funny. if you tune in small increments you will get to know your motor a lot faster to the point where you will be able to tell your pit guy "3 or 4 hours on top" and get it spot on every time.
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I think the only time I use a temp gun is when I am breaking in a motor. Other than that I tune to smoke, sound, and response. After a race I will do a "spit test" just to make sure the engine isn't cooking.
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absolutely the best....
http://www.mechanicstoolsupply.com/b...UVB/index.html

shop around for maybe a better price.
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Originally Posted by jammin32j View Post
I think the only time I use a temp gun is when I am breaking in a motor. Other than that I tune to smoke, sound, and response. After a race I will do a "spit test" just to make sure the engine isn't cooking.
Thank you!!!! Have not used one in five years. Have not destroyed an engine yet. Spit is always available and consistent.
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Thank you!!!! Have not used one in five years. Have not destroyed an engine yet. Spit is always available and consistent.
The spit never lies...lol
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