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Old 11-02-2019, 07:51 PM
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Need help find a fuel gauge

I have 1982 Plymouth arrow truck, I like to re-do the dash. I hate the 85 miles per-hour speedometer to. Speedometer arm will go down to the strip ammeter.



Can any help me find fuel gauge that will work with the stock fuel gauge sending unit. Specs in pics.



Have any 1 use any of the gps speedometer if so pros and cons using them.
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might give this a try....


http://www.egauges.com/Tube-Type-Sen...RO-s/23212.htm


that unit worked with vdo gauges but they had ones to match most makes and oem
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might give this a try....


http://www.egauges.com/Tube-Type-Sen...RO-s/23212.htm


that unit worked with vdo gauges but they had ones to match most makes and oem



thanks I could not open the link.
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Fearing that inflated numbers encouraged reckless driving, National Highway Safety Administration leader Joan Claybrook spearheaded a new rule which prohibited speedometers from reading above 85 miles per hour in 1979 (this was repealed two years later).

Maybe you could find an 83-84. Or a late 82. Did they make them in 83-84. Would an Omni work?
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This...https://technoversions.com/MeterMatchHome.html
and any fuel gauge you have.
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Might also try an aftermarket (Autometer) fuel gauge for a Ford (73 ohm F - 10 ohm E) range, with a 220 ohm resistor in parallel with the sending unit. Should give you usable results.
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Fearing that inflated numbers encouraged reckless driving, National Highway Safety Administration leader Joan Claybrook spearheaded a new rule which prohibited speedometers from reading above 85 miles per hour in 1979 (this was repealed two years later).

Maybe you could find an 83-84. Or a late 82. Did they make them in 83-84. Would an Omni work?



I have old drag truck cleaning up the dash like to add new gauges. At least 160 miles per hour. And trying to find fuel gauge to match my sending unit in the gas tank. My old speedo his cable drive.
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This...https://technoversions.com/MeterMatchHome.html
and any fuel gauge you have.
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Might also try an aftermarket (Autometer) fuel gauge for a Ford (73 ohm F - 10 ohm E) range, with a 220 ohm resistor in parallel with the sending unit. Should give you usable results.



Ok thanks I will look in to this also.
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Ok thanks I will look in to this also.
Some tech here: https://www.tanksinc.com/index.cfm/p...cat/cat159.htm Check out these https://www.autometer.com/gauges/mop...ofile=products You can Chat with them to see if they can match gauges to your senders: See Chat with factory link.
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Some tech here: https://www.tanksinc.com/index.cfm/p...cat/cat159.htm Check out these https://www.autometer.com/gauges/mop...ofile=products You can Chat with them to see if they can match gauges to your senders: See Chat with factory link.



Wow thanks to every 1 for the info, Man really like mopar gauges.
I will call auto meter and see what they say.



I'm not sure yet on how I'm going to re-do instruments cluster searching the net now for more info.
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Speedhut

https://www.speedhut.com/gauges/

You can customize there gauges fully.

Font, marker style, lighting, back plate, pointer color, logo, face, trim ring, pointer trim ring, they even have a large variety of gauge sizes. They also have a screw mounting system with minimum depth behind the dash allowing for easy removal of gauges if need be.

They are quality gauges at great prices. Easy setup and most are programmable(allowing for a variety of rides).
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dont sweat the speedo, you can go gps driven speedo.
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just found this may help

I was looking at old post and found this gadget:


http://www.tanksinc.com/pdf/MeterMat...alTanksInc.pdf
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