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Oil Pressure Sensor - Jabiru 2200/3300 engines

Postby diablo » Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:04 pm

Oil Pressure Sender

Genuine VDO, 0-5 Bar / 0-80 PSI sender with 1/8 NPT thread, suitable for all
Sender is stamped with the number 29/4. Single terminal for connection to VDO oil pressure guage. (or Stratomaster) The second terminal is not normally used on the non-genuine (copy part, marked ELO) sender supplied as original equipment on the Jabiru engine. But if you require it, see below. ST Aviation Services recommend that you replace ELO pressure senders with a VDO one (They say ELO senders can show a different pressure when warm)

Parts 4 Aircraft - 360-009 VDO Oil Pressure Sender 80psi / 5 Bar
VDO 5bar / 80 psi oil pressure sender. Twin terminal type suitable for the Jabiru 2200 and 3300 engine. (1/8 NPT thread). Sender is stamped 30/23. Second terminal will switch a warning light if the pressure drops below 0.5 bar / 7.0 PSI. Earth is via the engine block.. Price: £41.76 £35.54 (Excl. VAT)
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Re: Oil Pressure Sensor - Jabiru 2200/3300 engines

Postby Clive » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:17 pm

The thread in the engine isn't 1/8 NPT although they will fit. The thread is a metric one M10x1 so when you fit the 1/8 NPT sender it doesn't look right. Careful not to tighten too much, seems to work and most people seem to use 1/8 NPT.
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