[urq] factory vdo gauge problem
matt_20v at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 29 15:11:38 EDT 2003
This combination can/ should work. I have a 3B in
my coupe and the oil guage works as it should. Now,
HOW it is wired is a whole 'nother story that would
require some disassembly to ascertain. I presume you
have studied the Bentley wiring diags?
--- Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com> wrote:
> That's the thing....this gauge, as do my aftermarket
> VDO Visions, require
> _3_ wires, NOT including the two for lighting (so 5
> total). There is the
> brown ground, the wire from the sender, and the
> positve wire.
> Steve B mentioned maybe it was grounding b/c the
> wire from the sender was
> not attached. I had tried that too--still pegs.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ingo D. Rautenberg" <ingo at waratap.com>
> To: "Brandon Rogers" <brogers at terrix.com>;
> <urq at audifans.com>; "20V list"
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> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 12:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [urq] factory vdo gauge problem
> > Brandon,
> > I don't think it's a problem at all. I would
> expect the gauge to be
> > I thought the original guage only has two
> contacts: positive and signal
> > wire. There is no ground per se IIRC, as the only
> gauge only needs these
> > two Anything else would be for lighting..
> > If you happen to have an old train set transformer
> with variable power you
> > can check this out yourself.
> > -Ingo
> > '91 200q20v...Slightly modified
> > '84 Tornado Red Urquattro
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