Do-It-Yourself: Installing a Simrad GO9 on an Arima Sea Ranger 17
By Mike Montgomery, Tim Clark and Tom Burden, Updated 3/26/2019
How difficult is it to install your own fishfinder or multifunction display? Do you need to be a professional electronics installer to successfully complete this project?
Our answer is that you can handle this DIY project without being an electronics wizard. Mike Montgomery shows how to install a Simrad GO9 on his center console Arima. The job took about four hours.
You can do it too!
|Skill Level Description|
|Removing the old fishfinder: 2 out of 10|
|Locating and installing the display bracket: 4 out of 10|
|Wiring the display to 12V power: 4 out of 10|
|Finding the best location for the transducer: 4 out of 10|
|Installing the transducer and running the cable: 5 out of 10|
|Tools Required||Shopping List|
|Installing the GO9 and the TotalScan™ transducer:|