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Old 5th March 2020
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Sensor pad welded. Now I can start rebuilding the engine

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New sensor has arrived.

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Clean install, looks good.
What did you set the air gap to?
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Clean install, looks good.
What did you set the air gap to?
Thanks. I have made my jig the way so it's placing the sensor right where it should be. Follow the link provided for more photos.
https://ibb.co/album/cAh5Ov

I will measure the gap when I split the cases for cleaning and sealing.

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What did you set the air gap to?
The air gap is set to ~0.040" (1mm)
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Some updates with wiring.




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