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tabbs creek
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temperature gauge removal U22

Post by tabbs creek » Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:31 pm

Hi,
I am removing all gauges and switches from a 1951 U22 as part of my restoration process. The last two items to remove are the "T" handle choke and the temperature gauge. I found a post that states to remove the choke I need to remove the entire T handle and cable assembly. I assume that I just pull it all back through the dash? Is this the same for the temperature gauge? The temp gauge has a nut holding the the cable in place on the back of the gauge but when I loosened it, it appears to me internally connected to the face plate and mech assemble. Should I pull the entire gauge and assembly through the dash like the choke?
Thank you,
Eric

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Re: temperature gauge removal U22

Post by kleiner » Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:59 pm

That's a sealed copper capillary tube to the temp gauge. You do not want to kink or break it. Remove the gauge and attached capillary tube together.

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Re: temperature gauge removal U22

Post by tabbs creek » Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:06 pm

thanks

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Re: temperature gauge removal U22

Post by drrot » Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:20 am

kleiner wrote:That's a sealed copper capillary tube to the temp gauge. You do not want to kink or break it. Remove the gauge and attached capillary tube together.

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