Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

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Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Tue May 15, 2018 7:03 am

Hi,

I found replacement rpm gauges which look the same but there are two different kinds of the farina diesel rpm gauge.
#TDH221A or #TDH220A

Now, which one is the eighth one? :-)
Does anyone around have a Clou or experiences with the two different Tachometers and their measurement calibration method?

Found here: https://greatlakesskipper.com/faria-sil ... eter-gauge

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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby gofast24 » Tue May 22, 2018 11:00 am

Remove your failed tach, look at the part number on the back, google or search the Faira web site, then you will know what to buy as a replacement? Your not providing much info on your boat model, type of engines, year of manufacture etc., that info would help you get at least a few more responses to your question :)
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Wed May 23, 2018 11:48 am

I managed to get a hold of someone to check the tach.
It is a #tdh238a and only marketed by regal directly.
It a has a teeth setting on the back. No pulses.
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby gofast24 » Thu May 24, 2018 11:44 am

lance_3360 wrote:I managed to get a hold of someone to check the tach.
It is a #tdh238a and only marketed by regal directly.
It a has a teeth setting on the back. No pulses.

Hard to believe that only Regal markets it directly? They buy it from a marine instrument manufacture. The only difference would be the color and/or the graphics on the face of the gauge. Might save a lot of money to just buy an equivalent functioning tach from a marine parts supplier?
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:25 am

Unfirtunately its true, they only market directly and the do not longer have this in stock. Faria also told me that they are no producing the units anymore. It’s a mag pick up model.
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby gofast24 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:35 am

Ok, find out how many teeth on your ring gear (cant be hard to figure out on the engine you have) and from that just buy a tach that you can adjust to the correct RPM with a mag pickup sensing the pulses you have on the ring gear. Gosh, Faria should be able to tell you the # of teeth you have and what replacement tach to use! Just give them the p/n of your current tach, they should be able to figure that out !
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby ImRich » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:45 pm

Alternative to a new tach, Faria will rework/repair your current tach for a fixed fee. Often the cost is about the same as buying a new one (at a discount), but at least they can keep your current dial colors, etc.

Check with their warranty info:

https://fariabeede.com/2-pages/warranty.php


Or perhaps this 'repair' page is best:

https://fariabeede.com/forms/?form=new#rep_new
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:16 pm

hi, yes I think that is the best option. They will charge like 125 flat for the repair. Sounds good to me.

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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby gofast24 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:15 am

I found several Faria diesel tach's on Amazon for under $80 brand new, why not check them out?
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:02 pm

Because I have not found the same one I have. Tdh238a.
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby gofast24 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:22 am

Most likely that the p/n you have has the special "Regal" face graphics and you wont find the exact one on Amazon? Your call, pay Faria $125 (+$20/$30 shipping back and forth) to repair a old defective tach or get a brand new one for $80 but just the art work not exactly what you have now?
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:01 am

It’s a mag pickup tach. With gear settings which I haven’t found yet on the internet it’s not even with a regal logo
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby gofast24 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:52 am

lance_3360 wrote:It’s a mag pickup tach. With gear settings which I haven’t found yet on the internet it’s not even with a regal logo

Look on the back of your current tachometer and determine what the "teeth" setting is on it, then just buy one that can be adjusted to the same "teeth" number? So , bottom line, do you want to pay $125 plus freight to and from Faria just to keep the "Faria" and or/ Regal logo on the face or just get a brand new one with out any art work on the face for $80? Your call. Good luck.
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:06 am

as I said - this is the only model which looks the same. all the others with the same face / dial are not a Mag Pickup Tach. Regal does not have it anymore and Faria also... :twisted:
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby gofast24 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:46 am

OK, just trying to help:)
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Re: Replacement RPM Gauge for 3360

Postby lance_3360 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:34 am

gofast24 wrote:OK, just trying to help:)


thanks, appreciated ;-)
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