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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-21-2017, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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Tachometer for 1966 mustang 289 c4 automatic

I am looking for a mini Tachometer and found this apex meter 52 mm 6000 rpm on eBay. Has anyone use this? Does it work on our classic cars?

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http://m.ebay.com/itm/Electronic-Coc...019?nav=SEARCH
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Its not designed for automotive use, although it should work. Aftermarket tachs will be connected in parallel, so they install easily without much fuss. Are you wanting the tach to fit in a gauge pod? Ot around the steering column ? Or?
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Thank you for the quick response
When you say connected in parallel, what do you mean? In parallel with what? For mounting options, I am open to suggestions. When you say gauge pod, do you mean dashboard cluster panel? That would be interesting if possible. I guess I can do without the Amp meter.

For after market tachometers is there one that is tested to work best with our cars?
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I have a pertronix ignitor 1 and a flamethrower coil installed if that helps
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Personally, I would stick with the Autometer brand.



Summit carries that brand. They don't currently list the chrome bezel tach like I have in this photo, but Autometer is very accommodating. If a person wanted the 52mm size with the chrome bezel, just call Autometer, I'm sure they would accommodate you.

Note : Summit does carry numerous other Autometer tachs in the 52 mm size, just a different bezel and face.

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Interesting insight. The smallest I have seen on a autometer is 2 5/8 inch. I will ask if they have 2 1/16 inch which is 52 mm.
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