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Old 04-15-2006, 11:26 PM   #1
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I recently inherited a Stewart Warner fuel air ratio guage.
Not that it is somthing that I really need, but I do think that It would be neat to add to the dash.
As per the wiring instructions, there is no indication that it should be fused.
Quite straight forward actually- gnd, Power in run and the line to the O2 sensor. The back lighting, is to tie into dash lighting, so thats not a problem, already fused, and will convert to LED anyway.
But should I fuse the power in run line? 5 amps would not hurt, but I'm looking for imput.
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Pics will come as install progresses.
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its always good to fuse aftermarket accessories
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yes fuse it, unless you tap into factory wiring for power, in which case it may already be fused.
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Thanks I thought this might be a good idea.
any suggestions on fuse size?
I was thinking 5 amp-
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5 is probably adequate and typical for this type of accessory.
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5 amp is what we used with GonveVille'* AF gauge installed at NEBF.
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Thanks guys.
Pics to follow this week.
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The suspence is over....
and here are the pics of the Air/Fuel Guage install

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O2 definitly was old- and need of replacing
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And I almost forgot- found this in the yard months ago, put it on the car a while ago- but temporarly lost the pic in another directory. 80k. and recently replaced. It came from a 92 Regal, but I din't think that its original. And I've yet to see one with a made in the USA sticker on it....

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Ahh the infamous blink-o-meter. Nice.
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Ahh the infamous blink-o-meter. Nice.
Ya it does blink alot- but I think it looks neat. it really adds to the cockpit feel of the dash.
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