[Healeys] Fuel Senders and gauges - again!
roggrace at telus.net
Sun Jul 18 09:46:17 MDT 2021
I have had some success with a capacitive probe and a 5V gauge - Speedy
cables in Wales built me one with an original looking face.
Not a 5min project - mainiy because our senders are 6 hole mounting and
modern ones use 5 hole sae centers.
Also a fundamental problem is the horizontal suitcase shape of AH tanks and
only 5in range form E to F.
On Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 6:31 AM Peter Dzwig via Healeys <
healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:
> as we all know Healey fuel gauges are notoriously unreliable.
> I want you to cast you minds back a few years. In the past somebody on
> the list came up with a solution that got things to work properly (and,
> no, it had nothing to do with a piece of wood and a pen!).
> I have some vague idea that it may have involved switching polarities or
> something and fitting a modern gauge, but I can't recall what it was.
> Can any of you remember?
> The original also offered a cogent explanation of why the standard parts
> didn't work which I'd also be interested in.
> Thanks in advance for any help that you can offer.
> Dr. Peter Dzwig
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