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Old 04 June 2013, 18:00   #51
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What colour are your smartcraft? My Wema gauge doesn't look too out of place.

You need to check the resistance with an empty tank and a full tank to determine if you've got a USA spec or a EU spec sender in order to buy the correct gauge.
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Old 04 June 2013, 18:18   #52
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Listen to Turbodiesel, he's a very experienced Merc tech.

You could just buy a wema gauge but then you'll be losing out some of the smartcraft's capability, ie fuel remaining, range etc
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You need a US spec sender. All you need to do is measure the depth of your tank and call wema uk tell them you need and they will supply it to suit bout 30-40 quid. Then you need to connect it to the boat harness on the pink and black wires and then calibrate on the smartcraft gauge.
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You need a US spec sender. All you need to do is measure the depth of your tank and call wema uk tell them you need and they will supply it to suit bout 30-40 quid. Then you need to connect it to the boat harness on the pink and black wires and then calibrate on the smartcraft gauge.
Wema are very helpful as well as being very knowledgeable!
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When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
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So then can some one answer this:

Is it possible to wire a standard gauge to the sender as well as it being connected to the smartcraft?
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Doubt it. You'd have to do it in parallel which I strongly suspect will bugger up the resistance given how dramatic a change putting resistances in parallel makes.

You MIGHT be able to get an N2k reading though using a converter.
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