DIY and FIXES

Original Volvo penta panel has been broken at the holes in the edges and cheap plastic looks bad after only ten years. New one is too expensive, so i decided to laser - cut it on my own.

Tha plans as attached as followsČ

DXF

PDF view

PDF layer for cut

PDF text layer

all files including svf (qcad)

 

On my sailboat, when i got it, the tacho and hours meter LCD instrument was dead. It is marked VDO Model N02070009 or Volvo number 873660.

I wanted to find out the current state of the hour meter and have found a perfect solution to this on this page.  If you are not able to do the programming of arduino, there are other options too:
 
Read more at http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?312217-Tachometer(VDO)-Problems-on-Volvo-Penta#xdmG6rBtqAHj2LJL.99

http://www.bavariayacht.info/downloads/Replace%20Volvo%20Penta%20Hours%20LCD.pdf