alarm for bilage

Discussion in 'General Amphicar Discussion' started by Gord Souter, May 22, 2001.

  1. Gord Souter
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    After doing the usual one in a lifetime leave the drain plug out in Florida
    last year
    and this year having the axle bellow clamp on wrong,I have taken some
    precations
    on my newest Amphicar.
    I put in dual pumps.
    1 being new style 650 gpm with a automatic float.and manual
    switch.(original with lite)
    I hooked the auto to make a blue lite come on in the dash.
    #2 is a hi volume pump similar to the original on a 2ed manual
    swith.(original with lite)
    then I put in another auto float hooked up to a red lite and an alarm.
    all extra swithes etc, were put in a radio plug so no holes were drilled in
    dash.
    also made a couple of water elbows so we can see if water is coming out and
    filled car with water.
    Then swithed wire around on pump(pos Ground)now they work.
    Water tested all seams.
    Car is now ready for first swim.
    Im in no hurry so will wait for boat show in our town in june for big
    splash.
    Also for road travel Ive added a 2 gallon jug of water to the engine
    compartment and put the pump hose in it.When turned on it shots water about
    4 feet high and six feet bach when parked.
    dont know how far it will go when travling but.....look out tailgaters!!!!!!

    Gord Souter
    ORILLIA CANADA

    Big show ,AUG 11,12 Port of ORILLIA
     
  2. Gord
    Your pumps sound great especially the 2 gallon jug trick.
    Where is Orilla on a map, we may be interested in coming to the show.
    Marty in WI

    --- In amphicar-lovers@y..., "Gord Souter" <houseboats@e...> wrote:
    >
    > After doing the usual one in a lifetime leave the drain plug out in
    Florida
    > last year
    > and this year having the axle bellow clamp on wrong,I have taken
    some
    > precations
    > on my newest Amphicar.
    > I put in dual pumps.
    > 1 being new style 650 gpm with a automatic float.and manual
    > switch.(original with lite)
    > I hooked the auto to make a blue lite come on in the dash.
    > #2 is a hi volume pump similar to the original on a 2ed manual
    > swith.(original with lite)
    > then I put in another auto float hooked up to a red lite and an
    alarm.
    > all extra swithes etc, were put in a radio plug so no holes were
    drilled in
    > dash.
    > also made a couple of water elbows so we can see if water is coming
    out and
    > filled car with water.
    > Then swithed wire around on pump(pos Ground)now they work.
    > Water tested all seams.
    > Car is now ready for first swim.
    > Im in no hurry so will wait for boat show in our town in june for
    big
    > splash.
    > Also for road travel Ive added a 2 gallon jug of water to the engine
    > compartment and put the pump hose in it.When turned on it shots
    water about
    > 4 feet high and six feet bach when parked.
    > dont know how far it will go when travling but.....look out
    tailgaters!!!!!!
    >
    > Gord Souter
    > ORILLIA CANADA
    >
    > Big show ,AUG 11,12 Port of ORILLIA
     

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