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Old June 26th, 2011, 01:02 PM
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Ok, thanks! Now I just have to figure out which green it is. Is it in the stock harness behind the gauges or is it down by the ignition? It's hard to trace the wire from the fuse panel to the dash.

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Well the green wire (if I remember right) is the one to the dash. I run all of my gauges (EGT, Fuel, Temp, and Speedo) off of that one wire with no problem. If you are going to wire into the green there you might as well as wire into the green on the dash.
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Old June 26th, 2011, 01:13 PM
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I used the one behind the gauges.
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Old June 26th, 2011, 01:17 PM
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I found this black box in the dash that beeps when the doors are open. It was disconnected so I re-connected. Does this this box fulfill any other purpose other than to annoy the crap out of you when the door is open? There's an awful lot of wires going into this thing.

------ Follow up post added June 26th, 2011 02:03 PM ------

That's it! All I have to do now is calibrate it. I ended up unwrapping the stock harness and tapping into the power (green) that feeds to the fuel and water guages as well as ground (black).
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Resurrecting this thread:

YBE100540 (black plastic) square drive is too small for my Diesel LT230.

is the YBE100530 (green plastic) square drive the correct square drive for the larger LT230 square drive?
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doesn't look like they have different options. Did you pull the gear out and look closely?
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YBE100540 (black plastic) square drive is too small for my Diesel LT230.
It should still work though. I ran that sender in my older lt230 for years and it worked fine.
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Old August 5th, 2013, 01:22 PM
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YBE100540 (black plastic) square drive is too small for my Diesel LT230.

is the YBE100530 (green plastic) square drive the correct square drive for the larger LT230 square drive?
It should still work. I ran that sender in an old lt230 for years without problem.
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It should still work. I ran that sender in an old lt230 for years without problem.
Thanks John, my concern is that my LT230 (I think may have been out of a Disco according to Mikeslandrover) speedo drive gear square drive is too large for YBE100540.

I'm guessing that your speedo drive gear square drive is of the correct type for YBE100540.

So...is YBE100530 the correct square drive size for the larger speedo drive gear?

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doesn't look like they have different options. Did you pull the gear out and look closely?
Unfortunately not, Jason. I don't have the means (or interest, unfortunately) at this point in the resto to remove the gear (it doesn't look easy). It is pretty obvious though that the sender shaft is smaller than the hole in the LT230.

You're right though...no mention of different square drive sizes. Although other posters have mentioned "shimming" the sender, the shim method seems less than optimal.
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I used a piece of heat shrink on mine to solve the size problem...seams to work just fine!
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As a follow up to this thread, I ended up using YBE100540, with the sender shimmed using a 1/8" square brass tube from Ace Hardware cut to size.

JB weld was used to bond the brass tube to the undersized square drive.

Has been working fine so far. Would love to replace with a 1/8" steel tube some time in the future.
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