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Old 03-08-2007, 04:39 PM
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A henweighs about 2 pounds
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what is the henweight? If you added a don't forget sentence with something I don't know what it is I guess I better ask!
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Did you get it done yet?
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Old 03-08-2007, 11:06 PM
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went to napa yesterday and what they had was something they call pipe tread fitting that seemed to screw not deep enough according to me. So I went to 2 different marina today and what they offered me was the same thing napa had. They even told me they took those at napa!

So I figured I should contact flo-scan to see if they use pipe tread or tube tread fitting...Any idea about that?

I don't feel like screwing up the meter...
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Mine came from NAPA. It's the same thread as an air line fitting. It turned in enough threads.
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Here's a couple of pics. I also mounted the reset switch to the left of the glovebox opening.
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nice and clean. My engines are carburated and I think I need the pulsation damper according to the book, but they did not send / sold them to me. Did you take your filters from where to refer us to? Flow Ezy I think is the name of the company.
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I used the FlowEz-they are the red things before the Floscan. Not sure about the dampeners on Carbed motors.
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My engines are carburated and I think I need the pulsation damper according to the book, but they did not send / sold them to me.
you don't have to have them but they help accuracy. I was told that when I talked to them (tech dept) before kit purchase, and have no reason to doubt it. My twin engine carbed install w/dampers was ALWAYS within (most often less than) 2% (2 gals. on 100) on total (over is how I cal'd it) and still is to this day according to the new owner.

totalizer said 100 gals used, I was going to fit 98.x gals back in it period. Repeated about 150 times in the last ten years I'm sure between myself and the new owner. Even closer on a half tank stop. Wonderful freaking product.

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what do you guys think?

I've been using Floscan this year. Can't really compare the reading to the real gas consumption because I don't always fill to the top because of the weight... But I looked at my 2 needles today, and, long story short, I burn (sorry it shows I'm burning) , at 3000 rpm roughly 5 gallons per hour, per engine. at 4000 rpm, it shows 10 gallons / hour per engine. at 5000 rpm, it shows 15 gallons per hour per engine. remember I have twin 454-485 HP. Do you guys think it makes sense??? reding it that way I think it shows less than reality... On the other hand, when I pull t the gas dock... well I think it's enough! But seriously, do you think my reading is pretty accurate?
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I'll wait for someone to answer but if nobody answer, I'll start a new tread to see what could be a real gas consumption in gal / hour...

Come on guys! I need your input!
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