This weekend I chased the pesky poltergeist that keeps pushing my temperature gauge to the right. With the advice of my fellow Ghostbusters from the VMF, I tried to arm myself with the proper items to do battle. The first one I tried to get was a correct temp sending unit. The local Auto parts stores proved useless. The kid at Pep Boys told me the computers only go back as far as 1968 and when he went to the books, I realized that he wasn’t really sure how they worked. Okay, on to plan 2, I buy a cheap ($12.99) mechanical temperature gauge and do the temporary install. Run the engine a while: staying cool. Drive around a bit: still cool. In fact, some of my neighbor stopped to see if I needed assistance because I was pulled over with my head under the hood checking the gauge. I filled them in on my quest and sent them on their way. Now the true test, I let it idle with the AC running, the temp moves to just over 230. Drive it and it comes back down. Looks like most of my problems were with the sensor. I’m ordering a new one from VA Mustang today. The bad thing is when I shut the engine off with the temp over 230; it will not restart until it cools down some. Once it’s below 230 or so, starts right up no problem. Just when you contain one, there’s always one more ghost isn’t there?