telaflex gauges

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bige13
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telaflex gauges

Postby bige13 » Wed May 15, 2013 6:21 pm

im having trouble wiring my gauges any advise on how to install them. what sensors do i need


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Re: telaflex gauges

Postby Trackhappy » Wed May 15, 2013 8:47 pm

Could you tell us more about your boat and its engine etc? and what exactly you are having difficulty with

Those gauges are air pressure for speed, so just a tube running back to a transom mounted pitot tube, tacho will have wires to the engine or control box depending upon inboard/outboard, and you set switches to suit number of cylinders, voltmeter is simply plus wire to the ignition switch to read battery voltage when key is on and a ground, and fuel gauge needs a tank sender to suit (code F 240-33 ohm from what I have found) and has a ground and a "live" wire.
Hopefully with a little more info we can give you some more detailed help.

Glenn.
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bige13
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Re: telaflex gauges

Postby bige13 » Fri May 17, 2013 12:22 pm

I built a malahini. its a 1978 75hp evinrude. iv never worked with electronics in my life but i started the motor so i now it runs. what size wiring should i get? what should i do about a fuse box? do i need special switches?

to do:
-electric tilt
-control box
-bilge pump
-lights
-switches

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Re: telaflex gauges

Postby rbrandenstein » Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:55 pm

Big13.
I also built the Malahini.
I have information and a wiring diagram on my blog. It shows the wiring size, etc.
Here is a link. http://www.bobsboatbuild.blogspot.com/2012/01/wiring-boat.html
I have a tach, speedo, electric and fuel. The fuel tank came with a sensor, the speedo has a pitot tube you mount on the transom. The tach connects to the engine, that can get tricky depending on the engine. And the electric is just wired in.
PM any specific questions.
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