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JackBurton
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Two wires coming out of Cyc 3

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I started taking the engine shroud off to do some deflashing and I noticed the two wires coming out of the spark plug hole on cyc 3.

Any idea what it goes to? I was trying to track it down on the wiring diagram.

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I think that's just a wayward piece of wiring harness that fell down onto the head....nothing goes there, as far as I know.

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It could be the remains of an old head temp gauge sender...

Some consisted of a metal ring that went between the spark plug and the head.
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I would also guess temperature sensor. Not factory so you won't find it in a diagram.
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Re: Two wires coming out of Cyc 3

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Below are some pictures of various sending units used in measuring Corvair cylinder head temperature...

Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) Sensor Cylinder Head Temperature Gauge Probe Under Spark Plug 14mm Washer Thermocouple

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Re: Two wires coming out of Cyc 3

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Thanks - going to ditch it and keep cleaning her up.


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Re: Two wires coming out of Cyc 3

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Post a picture of it once you have it out. Someone here might need it. It isn't easy to find the correct one for each different gauge.
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Re: Two wires coming out of Cyc 3

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Nothing to fancy but the de-flashing went well.

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