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Eric Alexander

Typically, CHT is only used on an air-cooled engine (such as a Yamaha KT-100 or Briggs LO206).  If the engine is water-cooled, you want to monitor water temperature.

As for tuning, a temp probe in the exhaust header measuring exhaust gas temps is preferred.