Goldsmith Whether you have a factory, OEM tachometer or an aftermarket gauge, proper installation with the electric spark system is crucial to getting an accurate reading. Most tachometers are designed to plug directly into the coil or HEI port on most distributors. This OEM-centric paradigm is of little help to numerous hot rodders who have installed an aftermarket MSD ignition control system into their vehicles. Fortunately, most tachometers are capable of plugging directly into the MSD ignition control box with little trouble. Strip the end of the trigger wire for the tachometer, and place a female-to-female connector to it.
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Muscle Car Legend Meets the 21st Century It's no secret that the legendary Sun tachometer was an absolute requirement for any muscle car owner or wannabe muscle car owner in the 50's, 60's, 70's and beyond. It was impossible to avoid ads for Sun tachometers in virtually every automobile related publication. Hyped as the 1 choice of professional racers, every fan of going fast, with style, had one. Most often they were either mounted- on the dash, or in 'stealth mode' on the steering column. Sun tachometers were affordable and functional, not to mention great looking with a distinctive chrome housing. It's no surprise that, over half a century later, vintage Sun tachometers are still in demand by those whose expectations demand the authenticity of an original Sun tachometer.
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How to Wire a Sunpro Tach by Michael E Carpenter Sunpro is a maker of gauges and tachometers, and has been producing these devices since The tachometer grew in popularity in the s and s with the rise of sport and muscle cars. Tachometers are devices that measure the revolutions per minute rpm of the engine. This helps the driver monitor the vehicle and shift gears at the optimum times. Sunpro tachometers are simple to install and should take about an hour to complete.