Originally Posted by SDR76
That works. It's more accurate to be in the manifold, right before the turbo. The pro to this is more accurate reading. Con is IF the probe breaks, no more turbo. Going down stream will just "read" a cooler temp than you actually are.
Not just a cooler temp. Exhaust temp after the turbo will vary based off of turbo efficiency. Meaning you could get a false positive while the actual temp is in the danger zone.
I don't know if I've ever seen a probe that was installed properly break off and eat a turbo