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Fuel Flow Meter

Old 06-05-2019, 11:16 AM
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Is there such a thing as a inline fuel flow meter that installs in the fuel line of a outboard motor that can be directly read? Sort of like a gage?
Just curious of the amount of fuel my old outboard is actually burning. Gas gauge quit a long time ago, thought it might be cool to see.
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Old 06-05-2019, 11:17 AM
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Garmin makes one that plugs into your nmea 2000 network. You'll see it on your gps
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Old 06-05-2019, 11:22 AM
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Thanks, but I'm afraid I'm old school and don't have that type of electronics.
Hoping there was something basic that was direct read inline.
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Old 06-07-2019, 09:03 AM
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I have a Floscan setup on my boat that I dont need any longer that Id be willing to sell.
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Old 06-07-2019, 09:29 AM
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I have the following

FUEL 2100 | Navman Marine

alas they no longer sell them....it was exactly what you wanted...a sensor and a gauge like flowscan, but less than half the price.

I think Lowrance bought them out in that regard.

their gauge LMF-400 would be compatible with any NMEA2000 fuel flow meter.

Lowrance's Electronic Fuel Flow Sensor SKU: 000-11517-001 Fuel Flow Sensor, would be one option, Garmin probably has one too.

A used flowscan is probably a great idea, they are still in business.

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Old 06-17-2019, 02:51 AM
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Originally Posted by bigtahuna View Post
I have a Floscan setup on my boat that I dont need any longer that Id be willing to sell.
Hi, like the OP, I'm also "old school" - no fancy electronics on my boat (I do have some kind of depth finder, though), but I'd like to get a fuel flow meter system. My boat is a 1999 Bryant 182 Limited, with 4.3 Mercruiser (carb). Will the unit you have work on it? What else would I need to get to have it installed and functioning? Thanks!
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Old 06-17-2019, 02:34 PM
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Floscan is the way to go if you don't have the new tech stuff.
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by bigtahuna View Post
I have a Floscan setup on my boat that I dont need any longer that Id be willing to sell.
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Old 06-21-2019, 01:20 PM
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The Flowscan unit is very accurate. Ran one for years on a 200 hp outboard. Just test it with a clear fuel line to check for trapped air in the line.
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