MGL Type K- Thermocouple Exterior Cable 20 Ft

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Part# 11-16831


Since Bayonet CHTs are made with short length leads, extending them is often necessary. CHTs and EGTs should be extended with type-K extension wire directly to the RDAC, or if the RDAC is mounted outside the engine compartment (or if you are connecting directly to a Single instrument) then type-K extension should be used at least until the sender lead exits the engine compartment (where temps are high).

The CHT/EGT extension kit includes type-K thermocouple wire. Splice barrels and a length of meltable-inner heat shrink tubing will be required for installation, Raychem SCL-3/16 heat shrink is recommended per manufacturer.. This heat shrink gets quite soft inside when it is heated up which eliminates all air inside the splice and makes an airtight seal.
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Q: Would this be appropriate to extend egt and cht wires inside the cowling? Going to firewall mounted RDAC

Yes, but please be aware that this is for experimental applications only.

Q: Please tell me, how many feet in the each, i need more than 300 feet

20 feet each.

Q: How many of the barrel splices are included?

Package includes 20 each of the barrel splices and meltable-inner heat shrink tubing.