Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
 
HomePublicationsRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 fuel gauge query

Go down 
AuthorMessage
beachartist
Prospect
avatar


PostSubject: fuel gauge query   Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:37 pm

I have a custom 2008 m50 that I have built up from a writeoff. there were no gauges when I got it and I like the clean uncluttered look. the speedo is now a digital pushbike speedo rated to 200 k and works well, but I now have no fuel gauge. I am aware that the standard gauge is a series of bars but would like to mount a simple needle type fuel gauge. auto sparkies have told me that they need to know the resistance of the standard gauge but the haynes manual doesnt tell me this. any help or advice on what gauge to get would be greatly appreciated.
Back to top Go down
katsd
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: fuel gauge query   Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:32 am

Don't know if this helps but the official manual says when testing the resistance

5 blocks - less than 17 ohm
4 blocks - 22 - 28 ohm
3 blocks - 33 - 49 ohm
2 blocks - 54 - 69 ohm
1 block - 74 - 83 ohm
Flicker - More than 94 ohm

It also says that the float should show 4 - 10 ohm resistance at "Full" & 90 - 100 ohm at "Empty"

Don't know if your guy can work it out from that
Back to top Go down
 
fuel gauge query
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: The Garage :: General Electrical Modifications, Help & Information.-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» thanks for the add
by Dai-Bando Today at 11:21 am

» CLUTCH SLIPPING STILL
by Bugera Yesterday at 8:04 pm

» Hi!
by ardie Yesterday at 7:02 pm

» Hello all
by OldManYam Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:22 pm

» oldtom is back for another go round
by johnboss Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:05 pm

» Reg/Rectifier Hot!
by jder Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:42 pm

» Elecrical issue
by jder Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:56 am

» exaust pipes
by Bluesman Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:18 pm

» Hey
by ardie Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:39 pm

» Hello from Ontario, Canada
by bjbeach Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:21 pm

» Hello
by Scooter Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:44 pm

» Saddlemen Profiler on Suzuki Intruder C800 / VL800
by Richard Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:27 pm

» Hello from Leeds, West Yorkshire, England - VL800B
by OldManYam Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:01 pm

» Hello
by OldManYam Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:30 pm

» Hello
by peardrop3 Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:20 pm

» Hi,
by OldManYam Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:51 am

» Looking for a carb casting for 93 intruder 800
by Beefyprime Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:20 pm

» My Baby has arrived
by seasicksid Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:59 pm

» 1999 VZ800 Rear Brake Drum to Rear Disc Brake Coversion
by peardrop3 Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:22 pm

» VZ800 Chrome Front Fender Tip
by Wiggo Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:53 am

Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password