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Eagleman posted 11-20-2001 10:52 PM ET (US)   Profile for Eagleman   Send Email to Eagleman  
I'm going to install a mechanical fuel guage on our 1984 22 O/R with the 70 gallon built in tank. The electric sending unit is currently cover with a tan colored deck plate. I'm looking for a clear approx. 8" clear deck plate.It's my understanding that the Beckson or Bomar don't fit the deck flange of a PHYI.My perference is to find a clear plate someplace rather than replacing the entire unit. Any suggest or idea's?
Tom W Clark posted 11-21-2001 11:37 AM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     
Eagleman, check out these two threads if you haven't already:

In the latter, bigz asserts that the PYHI (Bowmar) plates are readily obtainable. I'm not sure that's true but I hope it is for your sake. I tried for years to find a replacement clear plate for my 1983 Outrage, but without success.

Did you finally resolve your fuel supply/motor problems?

bigz posted 11-21-2001 11:53 AM ET (US)     Profile for bigz    
Not in clear -- white, stark white and black -- Beckson has clear -- Z
White Bear posted 11-22-2001 10:53 AM ET (US)     Profile for White Bear  Send Email to White Bear     
I had the same problem replacing the PHYI inspection plates in my '79 Blackfin.
Although advertised as the same O.D., the Bomar plates actually measure 1/4"-3/8" greater in diameter. No trouble reducing same on a square wheel or with a sanding drum chucked in a drill press, but a bother when they are supposed to be the same size.

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