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Old 10-04-2011, 11:13 PM
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hey guys im new here... i own a 98 scarab 22 and unfortunatly one of my gauges broke, needless to say its one of the odd ball 4-5/8 gauges.


all i can find are 3 3/8 or 5" gauges.. i found 2 different 4 5/8 gauges by gaffrig and teleflex but WOW $$$.

does anyone make a shortcut to fix this issue, say an over sized gauge bezel to utelize a 3 3/8 gauge in the 4 1/4" hole?

if not how about aftermarket scarab 22 dash??

thanks for the help.
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What gauge and what brand???? It might be able to be repaired.

Why can't you just cut the hole bigger???
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How do you know the gauge is bad? More often than not, it's the sender or the wiring that's bad.
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the tach has been on the fritz, and honestly the previous owner has replaced other smaller gauges as they went out or broke, but obviously on a tight tight bugdget because their miss matched....

basically id like to replace them all and get a matching set to help accent other things i have done to the boat.

ive got two 4-5/8" gauges and five 2-5/16 gauges i belive..

teague and livorci are way way pricey just for the two individual 4-5/8" gauges they make, i just cant afford em

how about aftermarket oversized bezels?

ive got a 4-1/4" hole cutout for them both, anyone make a bezel with say a 3" id and a 5" od??


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hey guys im new here... i own a 98 scarab 22 and unfortunatly one of my gauges broke, needless to say its one of the odd ball 4-5/8 gauges.


all i can find are 3 3/8 or 5" gauges.. i found 2 different 4 5/8 gauges by gaffrig and teleflex but WOW $$$.

does anyone make a shortcut to fix this issue, say an over sized gauge bezel to utelize a 3 3/8 gauge in the 4 1/4" hole?

if not how about aftermarket scarab 22 dash??

thanks for the help.
A 5" gauge is most likely a 4 5/8". They measure to the outside of the rim vs. the hole cut out.

I can guaranty that it will be cheaper to replace 1 gauge before replacing the entire dash to fit another size.

What is the make and the function of the gauge you need? Unfortunately the 4 5/8" gauges are either the Tach or the Speedo, which are the most expensive. Give us a call, we can work to match the same gauge that you are needing for a very reasonable price. We might even have 1 on the shelf that we will make a smoking deal for. -Eric

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Old 10-05-2011, 01:24 PM
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These are the original faria gauges used in the 96-98 scarab 22s. The gauge face of the tach an speedo are 4-5/8" outside of the ring. The actual body and hole cutout for the gauge is 4-1/4".

I've got a 5" autometer tach that's a true 5" outside of ring, these side by side in my dash will hit eachothers rings being that the holes cut in dash are just to close for a 5" gauge to be used.. I need somethin with a true 4-5/8" outside ring diameter.
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Only enlarge holes to the outside????
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i thought of that as well, also took those measurements, and well my smaller gauges will be in conflisct...

im annoyed right now lol... and as far as i understand wellcraft no longer makes dash blanks for these boats.
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