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Trying to install a tilt & trim motor on a 1992 force 70hp

outboard. Have the unit...
Trying to install a tilt & trim motor on a 1992 force 70hp outboard. Have the unit mounted & now looking to install the relays, switch & gauge. Looking to find any wiring diagrams for it.
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Customer: Need to locate power for the trim relays
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Good morning my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote. Do you have square type relays or more of the rounder solenoid style relays?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I'm Will. Have the square type relays. I believe that can mount in the in the motor housings in the front.

Hi Will. Okay got it, are you also trying to wire in a trim sending unit as well, or just the relays?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have a gauge that I would like to wire in along with the switch which will be separate from the remote control.

Do you actually have a trim sending unit for the outboard? The reason I ask is because these outboards never came from the factory with trim sending units.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No I don't. I have a wiring diagram but it doesn't show any wiring for a gauge. I have a trim gauge that takes 3 wires, which I assumed would be the same wires as the switch.
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have the blue and green white striped wires in the harness under the helm.

Do you know what a trim sending unit is, have you ever heard that term before?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No I haven't.

A trim sending unit is a variable resistor. It is what sends a signal to the gauge and it is how the gauge knows which position the outboard is trimmed to. I'm attaching a picture. Let me know when you can see it.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I see it. But I am not wiring through the remote control unit, by directly to a 3 position momentary switch. Where would the sending unit connect in, with my switch?
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Where might I find a sending unit that would work on a Force outboard?

That's the thing, there is no sending unit for a Force engine. Force never used sending units, and there is nothing that is a universal fit type thing, so there is nothing you can do to make that gauge work. Did you also need a diagram to wire the trim switch/buttons itself to the relays or do you have that covered?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have a diagram but if you have one, send it.
Thanks

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thanks very much Jason.
I've got it from here.
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