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hey guys, I am thinking of soldering a resistor to the two wires that connect to the CTS per k6's instruction. I have been running the fans non stop by pulling the connector, which I know is bad but I cant drive my car when it gets too hot. According to k6's site I think you use a 1.1k ohm resistor, has anyone done this? does it work at the temps he specifies? another post used a much smaller resistor, say 800 ohm and it worked for them on the 4 pin. I have the 2 pin connector.I dont want to shell out the dough for the harness if I can accomplish the same thing with a .99 resistor.
Thanks for the help guys, btw running the fans my car has never even crept past where the 90 degree mark would be. AWESOME!!!
 

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anybody, anybody?
 

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i bought CH-92 (cool harness from K6) some time ago for around $30 (coulnt be bothered doing what you are trying to do....) i could measure the resistance on it with multimeter but will have to wait till tomorrow, iam at work rite now....
BTW in summer instead of creeping to 105C temp stays on 95C (i take it of for winter)
 

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I would gladly pay $30 for one but they are twice as much now, and I could accomplish the same thing much cheaper. I would appreciate it if you would check for me. Thanks!
 

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reading was 1125 ohm, so bit over 1.1K but it could also be the plug adding a bit....
 

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you have the 2 pin coolant temp sensor right?
 

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Go to RadioShack and get resistors there , i had to solder 2 ressistro parralell
to bring resistance down ,buy different resistans,and play with them
1/R=1/R1+1/R2 ,soldering ressistor parallel will bring resistance down,
inline soldering will increase sumary resistance.
Good luck.
 

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yep good ol'two prong sensor, that CH-92 is made of factory female/male plugs (has MB part number) and that male plug has small resistor soldered in it....
 
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