[Vwdiesel] Glowplugs as Thermistors --- ( works like stink )
H . Hagar.
h_hagar at prcn.org
Wed Aug 24 16:00:33 EDT 2005
This is a NIFTY way of monitoring the engine ---- I mistakenly gave the credit to Sandy
Cameron ---sorry--that is the senility factor.
So if You were the originator of this little trick --step up and get your credits. ---It
works due to the special alloy of the ballast resistor ---it is very sensitive to
heat. --SO ? --well it works best with the new type plugs.
And man does it work or what ? ----if you have a cool or HOT cylinder it will show. I am
It belongs in the Nifty trick files. ----READ my lips.
PS : no an ordinary ohm meter is NOT ok you have to use a "Whetstone" circuit. ---a
Roger Brown please explain that in good english.---TIA.
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