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Old 30 August 2009, 12:26   #1
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Ebay fuel senders and gauge

Are THESE fuel senders and gauges any good for a 'put me on' until I can afford a better system?
Anyone any experience of them?
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Just use a dipstick down the filler mate. Least you know its right.
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You get what you pay for. A decent sender would cost around 30 and a gauge would cost from 15 up. (take a look at www.asap-supplies.com)
Can you make do without a gauge unti you get another 15 together?
'Buy cheap, buy twice'
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You get what you pay for.
'Buy cheap, buy twice'
Not always - these days you can often find someone selling an identical product with a different name for 2x the price.

So many things are made in factories in China and Western firms just import them.

Not saying it is the case here but it often applies.
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Just use a dipstick down the filler mate. Least you know its right.
That's not a bad idea!
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You get what you pay for. A decent sender would cost around 30 and a gauge would cost from 15 up. (take a look at www.asap-supplies.com)
Can you make do without a gauge unti you get another 15 together?
'Buy cheap, buy twice'
Spent so much lately and I'm getting it full blast down my ear for it.
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In that case, leave it until you can get away with buying the better type. You should have a fair idea of how much you have left and carry a spare 5 gallons if you get paranoid.
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In that case, leave it until you can get away with buying the better type. You should have a fair idea of how much you have left and carry a spare 5 gallons if you get paranoid.
Makes sense mate, thanks
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Makes sense mate, thanks
A fuel gauge is just one more thing to go wrong anyway. Did you get that hamster installed on your trim and tilt?
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A fuel gauge is just one more thing to go wrong anyway. Did you get that hamster installed on your trim and tilt?
For the gauge? No, new design! Which ever kids been naughty gets to hang over the transom with their fingers trapped where the trim sender was. Ahhhh is trimmed out and a silent ooooooo and turning blue is trimmed all the way.
Bad 6 weeks school holidays? ...nooooo
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