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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
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was thinking of hooking up a heat gauge to my 05 shadow spirit, has anyone tried to do that and if so what do i need to get.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 10:01 AM
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You can replace the oil filler cap with a temperature gauge if you want to.

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Hey JH! Who sells the temp oil caps?
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You can find both types of oil temp gauges on ebay . I installed one in my HD fairing and mounted the sending unit using an oil plug adaptor. If you are going to buy the full gauge vs. the dipstick gauge, make sure you buy electronic instead of mechanical. The only issue I see with the dipstick is that you can only look at it when you have pulled over.
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Is it a style you're going after? Or are you putting on a permanent gauge as a solution to a temporary problem?

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Hi papa..you dont have your location posted but if you google motorcycle oil temp gauge you will probably find a local one..if you are in Britain then Busters have then in stock..

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the heat gauge i was thinking about was for the radiator temp
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the heat gauge i was thinking about was for the radiator temp
Temperature Gauge

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