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3 cylinder daihatsu tach

Discussion in 'Tips and Tricks' started by bumpas toy, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. DEG95DH

    DEG95DH Member

    Yep, I considered an inductive type, like you linked. But then I decided I wanted something that looked more tachy! I'll post more if/when I get it successfully installed.
  2. xtradinaire

    xtradinaire New Member

    I'd love to know if what you find. We'll be watching! :D
  3. DEG95DH

    DEG95DH Member

    Tach installed. Works great. I'm happy with its performance. Smooth moving needle. Everything is lit up nicely. I had trouble finding a 2" tach, so I'm glad I found this one!

    I liked the base that was provided. It has several "legs" that you can bend individually...which means I was able to contour it nicely for my curvy dash. I'm not usually a fan of sticker mounts, but this one is solid. And this small tach weighs nothing.


    Current link: Amazon.com: 2" Tachometer 52mm Tacho Gauge 7 Color Tinted Meter 0~8000 RPM Smoke Face 12 V : Automotive

    Should look something like this:


    For those with an engine like mine, here is the signal wire I used (the white one in the pic). I checked a few wires at the ECM, but never found one that worked. So I went all the way to the coil. This black plug connects to the coil (currently unplugged in picture, of course). The two white wires are the same (they are spliced together in the wire loom). The pic is obviously my set up in test mode...I was still looking for a signal at this point.

    Last edited: Jan 5, 2022
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