[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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