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Old 06-23-2021, 08:28 AM   #1
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6lya-stp oil sw thread?

hi all,

i'm trying to connect a mechanical oil pressure gauge to my 6lya-stp. does anyone know the thread size or a complete gauge that will thread in?

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It may be a JIS thread Japanese system), similar if not identical to the British pipe thread system. I discovered this when plumbing the coolant to the water heater. A 3/8 NPT (US system) nipple fit, but just barely. It grabbed about 3 threads which was marginal.

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BSP tapered thread. I bought adapters from a Parker hydraulic shop. They knew what I was looking for.

You could chase it with a 1/8 x 27 NPT tapered tap, but not recommended.
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