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  1. Just to answer 'Matchfuzee', In the first photo you can see two wires not pipes going into the back of the gauge. These are marked with a red sleeve on the + and black on the - earth. Hope there is someone on here who has a Austin K3 series 3 can tell me if the suggestion by Johnwardle is correct. I can't find any pictures of the dash/interior of this vehicle online.
  2. Thanks Richard for your reply. I think you must be right about it measuring the weight of the fuel. It's my understanding that diesel is heavier then petrol so that would account for the differing 'D' and 'G' marks. But why would a vehicle require this type of gauge and not just a normal float level gauge ? I suppose this design would be more accurate/reliable in a vehicle used over rough terrain ? The guys at REME thought that it come from a Army vehicle that could have been ordered or specified with ether fueled engine, but couldn't think of any to name at the time.
  3. This is my 1st post so please excuse me if I get something wrong. I am not from a military background but through a house clearance I have two Fuel Gauges, which I believe are from a british military vehicle. I would be grateful if anyone could identify which vehicle the following fuel gauge was fitted to. I made enquiries with the REME Museum at MOD Lyneham and they identified it as british but could not place which vehicle it come from or shed much light on it's age.. It has the following numbers stamped on it. FV 494553 S.M.CODE AV4 No: 2 Mk. 2 And on the
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