2007 fuel strip elimination

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by swtchbacker, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. swtchbacker

    swtchbacker n00b

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    Has anyone tried to eliminate the fuel gauge strip permanently? I tried the meggar repair with no success. I rest the trip meter after fill up and don't need the gauge but would love to eliminate the fuel and orange triangle warnings.Has any one done this with any success?
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  2. Kyle B

    Kyle B "Dirty Jobs"

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    Just ignore it. You get used to it easy enough.
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  3. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    If someone with a good strip would measure the resistance on theirs, you might be able to replicate it with a resistor. It would ready full all the time, but no light.

    Jim :brow
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  4. jzeiler

    jzeiler ADWrencher

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  5. scooteraug02

    scooteraug02 Dog Rancher

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    [​IMG] Tape over it.
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