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  • The future of fuel level senders?

    Whilst going deep down the rabbit hole of series fuel senders (well beyond early vs late gauges) and trying to separate the rear tanks from the front tanks and the petrol from the diesels which all mostly seem now to be covered by the one size fits all/none part #90560612, I came across this piece of whiz-bang high tech...it uses a freakin' laser beam!
    https://www.holley.com/blog/post/hol...market%20today


    Before everyone rushes and buys one, as built it is only a 5 bolt flange (not 6 3British Association cheese head screws which is yet another damn rabbit hole I went down to convert to socket head screws). But a phenolic flange adapter shouldn't be too hard, especially for you Sniper adoptees.
    By utilizing LIDAR technology, Holley's new Easy Level sending unit eliminates an array of issues that are commonplace with traditional fuel level sending units while also introducing some cool new features.

  • #2
    That's pretty high tech. Cool stuff.

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    • #3
      Yes it is nice tech. Overkill for a Series IMHO.

      Not something that can be fixed in the field.

      Might be great for a go fast 2 seater.
      Phone or Drive, Not Both. Stop driving distracted.

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      • #4
        All i can think of is Austin Powers/ Dr. Evil when you said laser beams
        88 RRC
        59 S2 88"
        11 Range Rover

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        • #5
          I didn’t delve into it much, but the guy in the Holley video did utter the words ”…as long as you have an electronic fuel level gauge, the Easy Level will work for you.”

          https://youtu.be/fqQiYJu0dms?si=aHMVjQZNLcrDQ5ZP
          --Mark

          1973 SIII 109 regular w/2.5NA Diesel

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          • #6
            I just don't see them as viable for offroading or in steep mountain areas unless you are going to always have 1/2 a tank, or do they measure angles, as on a swivel.
            gene
            1960 109 w/ 200TDI
            rebuild blog; http://poppageno.blogspot.com/

            You don't see faith healers working in hospitals for the same reason you don't see psychics winning the lottery.

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