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05-06-2012, 09:14 PM
I've been trying to find a fix to this problem for a while not but I have had no luck. I hate how on my boat the fuel gauge reads full until the boat is just about empty and the gauge lever starts moving back and forth. Does anyone know a fix for this?

I have Livorsi gauges on my 2009 Donzi.

05-06-2012, 09:19 PM

This one might help, looking at doing this one myself. Looks like positive response's

05-07-2012, 07:26 AM
I have three left. :yes:


Carl C
05-07-2012, 08:41 AM
I just remember that when my gauge starts bouncing off full that I'm good for not much more than 20-30 miles. I really pushed my luck one time and ran at minimal speed to the dock with the gauge on empty and I made it. There couldn't have been more than 5 gallons in the tank.

tylogans 22
05-07-2012, 09:49 AM
Rocky S18 my advice is to get a sender from Tidbart, I got one his for my 22 and my gage works great very accurate readings.

You will be very happy, good luck.

22 Yellow Devil

05-07-2012, 10:42 AM
Ditto. Happy with mine.

05-07-2012, 10:54 AM
Ok I will be ordering one from Tidbart thanks everyone. Sending him a PM right now.

Dr. David Fleming
05-10-2012, 10:42 PM

My 22ZX has similar function - when it bounces off of full its time to consider the next fuel stop. In fact last time I saw you in the St. Clair River I was on a slow cruise looking for that gas pump. Not a bad system play until it starts to bounce then it time to get serious.

05-11-2012, 08:32 AM
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I am shipping this today. I have been away at a trade show for a couple days. You should get it the beginning of the week.


05-11-2012, 09:09 AM
I remember once my radio antenna somehow grounded out my fuel gauge sender and the gauge read totally full all the time.....Wouldn't that be nice!

Fortunately I discovered it before I ran out of gas.

Carl C
05-11-2012, 10:43 AM
Does the gauge still bounce around a lot with these senders?

05-11-2012, 10:58 AM
No. No moving float = no jumping gauge. :)


Carl C
05-11-2012, 11:40 AM
No kidding.... Let me see how much money I make this week-end. These do sound cool.

05-14-2012, 06:17 PM
Will those senders from Tidbart work on a 2001 22zx?

05-14-2012, 07:38 PM
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I never got a drawing of a 22zx tank, but my gut says it is a deeper tank and thus will not work with this sender. This sender is made for specific style tanks around 9.5" deep and are programmed accordingly. I did look at some other tanks to see how the gauge would react in them. If you look at the other thread in the Parts For Sale section, you can see some of the graphs.

Anyways, if you can get a drawing of your tank, I can take a look at it and see what would happen. Or, if you can get the drawing and several other 22zx owners who would commit to buy one, I can see about writing a program for it. One-offs are rather expensive as I did one for another member.

You can also get an un-customized one for less money. Won't be as accurate but will give you the benefits of a centroid sender over a float sender. Just would need to know the tank depth at the sender.


05-15-2012, 01:45 AM
I sent money this evening, so there is 1 less. Better make up your minds quick!!!!

I think he will make more if need be though

05-15-2012, 06:11 PM
I received the sender today. I'll install it this weekend. Thanks Tidbart

05-16-2012, 08:05 AM
You are welcome.

Nathan, yours ships today.


05-16-2012, 09:07 AM
Are there anymore? Do i need to get specs for a 2001 22c? i cant stand the way my guage works

05-16-2012, 11:31 AM
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None at the moment. I have some other interest so, I am going to place another order. It will take a couple of weeks to get them.

I will put you name on one if you want me to.


No tank issues. Need to know maker of gauge, though.

05-16-2012, 11:40 AM
ok,,, i will check on the maker of the guage i will take one let me know when u get them thanks

05-16-2012, 01:00 PM
Will do. :wink:

Guys, anyone interested in a sender, please go to the Parts for Sale section and this thread....


This one has been hijacked enough. :):bonk: