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Engine Temp Gauge

Discussion in 'Projects' started by askjay, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. askjay

    askjay Member

    Jun 20, 2016
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    I have a 98 suzuki katana 600. It is oil cooled and air cooled, rather than having a reservoir for coolant. On the gauge cluster it shows the rpm's, mph, and the amount of gas in the tank. A light will come on if it overheats but I would like to add an engine temp gauge somewhere on the dash to prevent that from happening. I'm not sure where to buy one, or how to install it. Any help would be appreciated, thanks

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  2. Fatboy128

    Fatboy128 Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011
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    Long Island, NY
    Years ago I owned a 1981 GS1100EX (fastest production bike at the time) and I modified it to a 170mph bike. The best way to keep track of engine temp was with a cylinder head temp gauge. They were available as a mechanical gauge meaning it mounted right to the side of the head. I had to look down from time to time to check engine temp . Back in the day we didn't trust electronic temp gauges.

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