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by arrian
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil temperature sender
Replies: 6
Views: 2273

Re: oil temperature sender

And a pic of the gauge, I also added the number on it to the facebook chat about oil temperature too.
by arrian
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil temperature sender
Replies: 6
Views: 2273

Re: oil temperature sender

My gauge has this number on it: 310.274/9/27 2.91 (I think the last bit might be the date of manufacture). I'll add a photo when I get home.
by arrian
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil temperature sender
Replies: 6
Views: 2273

Re: oil temperature sender

I'll have a look at mine tomorrow and let you know the part number since getting a shot of the gauge is much easier!
by arrian
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil temperature sender
Replies: 6
Views: 2273

Re: oil temperature sender

Unfortunately I don't. I would think if you take the old sender to a place that sells VDO gauges they should be able to ID the old one. Although they might need to know the part number on the existing gauge? However I had a quick look online and it looks like many of them share the same resistance c...
by arrian
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Normal Running Temps
Replies: 4
Views: 3243

Re: Normal Running Temps

From memory it often sits around 70-80 but I think I've seen it at 90 a few times. On the Jap spec ones there is no scoop to direct air to the oil cooler as the A/C compressor is in the way. Your temps sound ok to me, a consistent 80 ish sounds good assuming you've got an 82 degree thermostat in the...
by arrian
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Normal Running Temps
Replies: 4
Views: 3243

Re: Normal Running Temps

Mine sits just over 80 all the time, except when idiling for long periods then it slowly heads up to over 90 before the electric fan kicks in (jap spec). Maybe the thermostat is not quite shutting properly, although 80 sounds fine to me.
by arrian
Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Finding a new grille for ERA Turbo?
Replies: 2
Views: 2861

Re: Finding a new grille for ERA Turbo?

Hi, out of interest where are in NZ are you based (I'm in Auckland)? There are a couple of NZ era owners either on the forum or the Facebook group. I have been debating making a replica as mine is missing it's original grill when I have the time.
by arrian
Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 13127

Re: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

Fantastic! I hope to finally get mine road legal next year at some point.
by arrian
Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon
Replies: 22
Views: 13127

Re: Saturn 5 ? No engine 5 as I approach the moon

Great! Did it take this long to find all the bits required to rebuild the motor?
by arrian
Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Japan version user manual and hand book
Replies: 4
Views: 4008

Re: Japan version user manual and hand book

Neat! Do they say which ERA car number they belong to?