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quick question? in middle of installing EGT probe?

Hi I'm in middle of installing edge EGT probe, just tapped hole in manifold and am in the process of screwing in fitting to manifold that probe screws into. does the fitting need to be screwed all the way in so the nut is flush on manifold? the threads are pretty long on that fitting. I have t about 3/4 of the way in, its not quite flush, but I have so much resistance now on nut that I'm worried about snapping fitting. so is it cool if only 3/4 of the way in? It's definitely in there tight as can be.

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it should be a pipe fitting so NO, it does not need to be flush

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Thanks for the info, yes it is a pipe thread so I should be good to go. I didn't use teflon on that fitting, should I have? I don't remember seeing anything in directions on that


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Mods so far....More to come
ARP Head Studs
Custom Diesel EGR Delete
4" MBRP Turbo Back Straight Piped Exhaust
Zerex CAT ELC Coolant
Updated STC Fitting, Turbo Feed and Drain Tube
PMM Coolant Filter
Blue Spring Upgrade
High Idle Mod
Edge Insight CTS
Edge expandable EGT Probe
Edge Fuel Pressure Sensor
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dont bother. it wont last long anyway.

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I don't see teflon lasting long in 1500° temps, so no.

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