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autometer tach

Discussion in 'Car Audio / Security / Electronic Accessories' started by 1993hondadelsol, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. 1993hondadelsol

    1993hondadelsol New Member

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    ok i hook a tach up in my del sol everything works but the meter it doesnt move i connected it directly to the neg of coil but i noticed that the spring is missing out of the coil would that effect it not moving????
     
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    good job starting your own thread! (everyone cheer) sorry lol

    make sure its hooked up right again and make sure you have a good connection on everything
     
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    does the ground need to go to the battery? i have it grounded to the lighter
     
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    no it doesnt have to, just make sure its grounded well, preferably directly to metal
     
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    the negative of the coil? why? the tach test connector is around the driver side fender/firewall area. it is a 2 pin connector. thwat is where you want to connect the tach wire at, not the negative of the coil.
     
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    mines connected on the negative of the coil and it works lol
     
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    and not to the ground on the lighter and i used speaker wire lol i am ghetto should i change that
     
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    use legit wire and do it right the first time. why do things twice
     
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    yeah use regular wire lol
     
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    black to a solid metal ground.green goes to the tach wire from the dizzy,white goes to lights and red goes to a switched power source..
     
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