[Vwdiesel] Pyrometer thermocouple placement

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Fri Aug 13 00:32:34 EDT 2004

Libbybapa at wmconnect.com wrote:
> I recently purchased an EGT in anticipation of putting my 1.6 TD into the
> diesel vanagon camper.  The instructions with the EGT are very vague on
> placement.  It appears to say after the turbo.  Is this correct?  Should the sensor be
> placed before or after the turbo?

I think it can go in either location.  You'll see different temperature
profiles.  A lot depends on the gauge and if its marked with color coded
temp ranges.  I know my ISSPRO EGT comes in a pre- and post-turbo

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