Banner Sponsors
Specialty Marine - Parts and Accessories
View Thread
 Print Thread
Gas Gauge for 18' whaler outrage
Key-z
#1 Print Post
Posted on 03/28/08 - 4:40 AM
Member

Posts: 86
Comments: 5
Joined: 08/14/06

Does anyone know how many wholes are on the gas tank to accommodate a mechanical gas gauge?

Thank you!
Key-z

 
Jeff
#2 Print Post
Posted on 03/28/08 - 4:51 AM
User Avatar
Member

Posts: 1992
Comments: 34
Joined: 04/02/05

Are you asking if there is more than one spot already in the tank to install a gauge?


Edited by Jeff on 03/28/08 - 4:55 AM
1993 23' Walkaround Whaler Drive
 
Key-z
#3 Print Post
Posted on 03/29/08 - 2:27 PM
Member

Posts: 86
Comments: 5
Joined: 08/14/06

NO, not an additional hole for the gas gauge. I want to go back to the original mecahnical gas gauge with the see through deck plate in the floor as oppose to an electrical gas gauge on the console. I feell the mechaical works better.

I had a new tank built by Florida Marine in October of 2006. The mechanical gauge got pitched with the old tank when the new tank was fabricated. I didn't care much at the time because I was going to install a new gauge on the console. What a mistake. It worked a couple , three times and then worked on and off for about two months until it doesn't work at all. Make sense?

Key-zSad

 
Phil T
#4 Print Post
Posted on 03/29/08 - 2:55 PM
User Avatar
Administrator
Personal Page
Personal Website
Project Albums

Posts: 3247
Comments: 3
Joined: 03/26/05

Take a look at the wire connections on the sender on top of the tank. From the symptoms you report (interminant) You could have a loose connection. Check the ground connection too.. If everything is okay on the sender, check the wires on the back of the gauge.

I have had the opposite experience with gas gauges. Shock

 
Key-z
#5 Print Post
Posted on 04/01/08 - 1:05 PM
Member

Posts: 86
Comments: 5
Joined: 08/14/06

Thanks CBO

I'll check on all you mention this weekend when I trek down to the Keys. Hope your suggestions resolves my issue with the gas gauge because I can't seem to find a mechanical gauge. I'll let you know the results just as soon as I test.

Kind Regards,


Key-z

 
kamie
#6 Print Post
Posted on 04/01/08 - 1:58 PM
User Avatar
Member
Personal Page
Personal Website
Project Albums

Posts: 2976
Comments: 3
Joined: 11/04/05

http://www.e-components.net/

Contact e-components and see if they have a gauge that will fit.


 
pglein
#7 Print Post
Posted on 04/02/08 - 1:21 PM
Member

Posts: 15
Comments: 0
Joined: 03/18/08

The new West Marine catalog has a gauge that at least LOOKS exactly like the OEM one. No idea if it's actually the same or not, but it's clearly the same concept.

 
Key-z
#8 Print Post
Posted on 04/21/08 - 5:59 PM
Member

Posts: 86
Comments: 5
Joined: 08/14/06

Thanks guys, for all the good advice.

I did have a mechanic look at it and he found a wire loose. I took it out this past weekend and it worked for a little while and then conked out. I'll check and tighten the wires one more time.If that doesn't fix the problem, then I'll be forced to purchase a mechanical gauge from e-components and a clear deck plate from twin cities marine.

I'll also check the gauge West Marine carries.

Thanks again,

Key-z Cool

 
Jump to Forum:
Bookmark and Share
Today's Date & Time
April 1, 2015 - 8:05 PM
Visit our Sponsors
Martin Marine Design


Boston Whaler Owners Club - Home


Nauset Marine - Since 1961


Twin Cities Marine - Master Boston Whaler Dealer - THE Whaler Parts Place


Wm. J. Mills and Co. - Boston Whaler Canvas


Specialty Marine - Parts and Accessories


Whaler Mall - The Boston Whaler Marketplace - Advertise your Whalers For Sale here


Carver Industries - Boat Covers and Bimini Tops


Blackduck Gallery - Wood Replacement Parts


Joe Kriz Online Parts Store - Hard to find Boston Whaler Parts



Click on logo to visit site
View all Sponsors Here
Users Online
Welcome
jdog
as the newest member

· Guests Online: 8
· Members Online: 1
· Total Members: 32,375
Login
Username

Password

Remember Me


Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Random Articles
· 21' Banana Hull O... 2571
· How to wrap the s... 2958
· 15' Models - Engi... 4136
· OEM Boston Whaler... 3542
· Installing a Kick... 7375
· Twin 70 hp Evinru... 3948
· E-Tec 150 Uncovered 1594
· 2007 Dauntless Mo... 1688
· Fold Down Stern S... 3784
· Yamaha Engine Gauges 129

View all Articles Here
Random Downloads
· Reversible Pilot ... 689
· Forward Pedestal ... 425
· 13' Sport Bow Rai... 936
· 13' Sport Side Ra... 1145
· 17' Wood Locating... 1171
· E-Tec Outboard Av... 148
· Currituck 16' Int... 228
· 16' Wood Locating... 1277
· Console and Seats... 3032
· Packing list for ... 1154

View all Downloads Here
Render time: 0.32 seconds Copyright WhalerCentral.com © 2003-2014 32,383,649 unique visits