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8/19/2020 2:15 PM  #1


New take on adding 4.5” Tach to 67/68 Cluster

I clearly not the first one to try this,  but I thought I would share a recent project where I designed and printed a couple mounts to install a stock(ish) looking large Tachometer in the right spot, and move the 68 oil pressure gauge to the center “clock” hole.  **or move a gasoline gauge for a 68.

perhaps I will head off some comments, by stating my goal was to keep costs down, and maintain as close to a stock look as possible, retaining the factory lenses with the center ‘nips’.

https://i.ibb.co/bXxP2gT/092658-AD-B7-D3-4-B54-A997-E4-D97-BA6220-B.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/ySQ1nZ0/B2327420-7-DE7-403-A-98-A7-3-C72-E0-B9-F147.jpg

 

8/19/2020 2:20 PM  #2


Re: New take on adding 4.5” Tach to 67/68 Cluster

I may source the matching 4.5” speedometer at some point, but my stated goal on the outset was to keep the cost down while creating a clean functional stock(ish) GT type cluster.  
I also wanted to make it as “plug n play” as possible.  In this version, I only needed the factory (non GT) plugs, plus one connection for the tach signal to the coil.  

**I will post more pics and details when I am allowed to do that.  😅

Last edited by caveeagle (8/19/2020 2:22 PM)

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8/30/2020 7:12 PM  #3


Re: New take on adding 4.5” Tach to 67/68 Cluster

I like it. I’m all about keeping cost down. I attacked my gauge bezel on my 66 with a dremel tool to make a set of while faced Autometer gauges and speedo work. The stuff you can by to accomplish what I did is way over priced.

Last edited by BillyC (8/30/2020 7:13 PM)


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