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Old 03-20-2009, 08:41 PM   #1  
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I have been searching through this site for an hour and cannot find an article that shows how to tap the second coolant sensor. I know how to tap it, i just need to know exactly what tap to use and were to get it. I seen somewhere that said to use a 3/8-18 but i have tried everywhere and can only find a 16 thread count.
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Old 03-20-2009, 09:32 PM   #2  
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i dropped in a 01 engine and didn't tap a new hole on my 97 the fan light never cut on run's fine
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Old 03-20-2009, 09:33 PM   #3  
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my pi swap went bad 2
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Old 03-21-2009, 02:29 AM   #4  
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I went to a ace hardware( dunno if they have those everywhere) and the 3/8- 18 was the most expensive one.

to tap it I used a 1/2 inch drill bit and tapped it from there aluminum is pretty easy to cut with those taps
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Uhh, I dont think you tapped a 3/8 hole after drilling with a 1/2 bit........
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Old 03-22-2009, 12:51 AM   #6  
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ill find the bit tommorow, thinking about it 1/2 > 3/8 lol kinda feel dumb it was a masonry bit that I found laying around

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Did you're npi intake have the upgraded crossover? if so just unbolt it and swap it.
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