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  1. Confederate9

    Confederate9 1/2 ton status

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    does anyone know how to hook up a aftermarket tach?
    thanks


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  2. Burbinator

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    I'm not sure what brand you have or what vehicle it's on, but standard hookup is as follows :+12V, switched +12V, ground, tach signal ("tach" on HEI dist. cap) and some have a provision for dash lighting. Hope that helps!

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  4. BowtieBlazer

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    where at on the distributor? on the cap? or below somewheres I have one too i've been meaning to hook up...just thought i'd wait till i hook up my MSD and pulg the tach into the MSD box

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  5. Burbinator

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    The cap is labeled "batt" and "tach". "Batt" should be occupied and "tach" unoccupied right next to it. Hook up there for your tach signal.
    www.autometer.com has a tech tips/FAQ page that has PDF illustrations of most everything they offer. The diagrams and basic hook-up should be similar for all aftermarket brands.

    - Alan

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