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temperature sending unit for 291
is there a readily available temperature sending for a 291 hemi?
Hello Arvin....the original MoPar p/n for the sending unit is 1507050. Searching for that number in eBaY brings up several NORS options and some NOS MoPar options. https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=1507050&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&_osacat=0&_odkw=autolite+13550A
Thanks for the part number.
Now for the rest of the story. I noticed coolant seeping from the radiator. Added stop leak. Started the car and waited for it to warm up. The gauge didn't move. Gauge tested ok. I assumed that it was the sending unit. It appears that the thermostat was removed to cover up the rad leak. So what I really need is a shop that can repair a honey comb rad. or a new rad.
Hi Arvin...depending where you live, a decent sized city should have a radiator shop that can boil out your old radiator, test it for leaks, and let you know if the original core is salvageable. Where I live - Louisville, KY - has a chain with multiple locations that has helped me with the radiator on my '55.
I found a repair shop in Nashville. The epoxy used by a previous owner ruined the core. I need to find a good used one of an aftermarket one that I can adapt to fit.
Hello Arvin....if you care about originality, the type of core you need will depend on whether your car is a Firedome or Fireflite. The Firedome had a fin and tube type core while the Fireflite had a honeycomb style core. If originality not important, keep searching for a good used radiator for a donor core.