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we put aftermaket dolphin gauges in the car...is there anyway to make the factory tank unit work with the aftmarket gauges and pickup unit, or do you have to cut a hole in the top of the tank and put a new sending unit in?
 

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As long as your fuel gauge is the 0-90ohm it should hook right up.
 

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Are you sure you have the right gauge? Does it work at all? Or just read wrong. Did it work with your old gauge? Is it hooked up correctly? Do you have a good ground? Does your sender read correctly?
 

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Oops. Didn't read the 62 part. Just assumed. And you know what they say about assumptions.
 

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The 62 sending unit is a 0-30 ohm and your aftermarket gauge is probably 0-90 ohm so it will not work correctly.
so the only way to may this work is to cut the top of the factory tank and use the new sending unit? if so, does nyone know if the topo of the 62 tank is flat, or is it ribbed?
 

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Wouldn't it be easier to get the right gauge? Does the gauge read at all?
 

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If you have an ohm meter measure the resistance of the sending unit they sent you to see if the existing sending unit will work. I seem to recall a flat spot on the stock fuel tank that will accept an aftermarket sending unit (looked at the pictures on ebay).
 

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Wouldn't it be easier to get the right gauge? Does the gauge read at all?
we bought a gauge set from dolphin and they all match perfectly in an aftermarket bezel, so the gauge is staying.



novarookie, we love the gauges, they look great lit up at niht and have that old look to them!
 

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we bought a gauge set from dolphin and they all match perfectly in an aftermarket bezel, so the gauge is staying.
You should be able to get a 0-30 ohm gauge that looks exactly like the one you have now. Would be a lot easier than putting in a new sending unit and probably cheaper IMO.
 

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You should be able to get a 0-30 ohm gauge that looks exactly like the one you have now. Would be a lot easier than putting in a new sending unit and probably cheaper IMO.
so they make a 0-30 gauge like the center one here that will work just fine?



i doubt it would be worth spending the money for a , opposed to the couple hours itd take just to drop the tank and put the unit in???
 

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You may be able to send the gauge back and get the correct one if they make it. Putting in a different sending unit just doesn't sound fun to me. Might have to go that route if you have to.
 

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just read soemwhere that the 62-67 tanks are all the same. however, the 65 and up sending unit is 0-90 ohm and will work with this gauge. if this is the case, the 65+ sending unit should be a direct replacement for the 62 unit we have now since the tanks are the same, and that will keep us from modifynig the tank. this true?
 

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just read soemwhere that the 62-67 tanks are all the same. however, the 65 and up sending unit is 0-90 ohm and will work with this gauge. if this is the case, the 65+ sending unit should be a direct replacement for the 62 unit we have now since the tanks are the same, and that will keep us from modifynig the tank. this true?
I believe that is correct.
 

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EDIT: 62-65 sending units look to be the same, they are different for 66-67. looks like we needs the 66-67
 
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