|MGL CHT bayonet 3/8"-24 type k with 6 inch lead
|These are all "K-type" thermocouples and they come in sizes 10mm, 12mm, 14mm and 18mm. The sizes refer to the thread diameter of the spark plug the probes are used on most automotive engines use 14mm plugs, the Jabiru engine and Rotax 912/914 use 12mm plugs. The big Lycomings and Continentals use 18mm plugs. Some motorbike engines use small 10mm plugs.
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I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of these as they are the lowest cost I could find. Wires nicely insulated and longer than I expected. Long enough to reach inside firewall, but still needed extensions to make it to my gauge.
MGL CHT BAYONET 3/8"-24 TYPE K
No problem with this and the other parts received under the same order. However, I was disappointed with the time the time the remaining parts were left on back order. This is probably not Aircraft Spruces fault due to the virus etc etc but had more stock been held it may have been avoided.
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Per MGL, this would requre standard Type K extension wire.
The MGL CHT probes are grounded probes.
No, MGL products are intended for use in experimental aircraft only.
It needs to go under the gasket.
The Bayonet style probe has the following specs: Lycoming 3/8"-24 thread. If your engine meets the same specification it will fit.
Per the installation manual these are set on the MGL unit that is purchased. but the recommended settings are: CHT: max 1800C (356F0) - Max. continuous 1600C (3200F) - Min. 500C (1250F)
There are adapters that allow for this to happen.
It would connect to the spade terminal that is attached to the wire.