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New Tachometer help

  • March 15, 2019 10:16 AM
    Reply # 7226035 on 7218599

    Hi Greg, your best bet to match the look is probably to reach out to Smith's Gauges (https://smithsgaugesusa.com/chronometric).  If matching the look isn't important to you, all you need to do is pick a tach that fits the hole.  The tach just gets a couple of wires, a signal from distributor or ignition box, the light, and a ground.  Most of the aftermarket tachs (e.g., AutoMeter, Dolphin, Stewart Warner, etc) have a switch or other mechanism to make them work with a 4, 6, or 8 cylinder motor.  Hope that helps 

  • March 14, 2019 8:18 AM
    Message # 7218599

    Hi All,

    I’m looking to put a new tachometer in my ‘79 MGB.  I’ve tried rebuilds with no luck and to be honest, I’d be okay with a new style/model.

    Has anyone done this?  If so, or if you know what to look for in selection, please reply.  

    Thanks in advance for all your help.

    Greg Matteson


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