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  1. rod7515

    rod7515 Well-Known Member

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    Thought I would start to look for a nice spot to mount my tach before I start to sand and paint my interior. This thought came to mind and I was wondering if anyone else had tried this location and if so was it a good location for being visually fuctional? I am using the ash tray space.
    Rod

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  2. OldmanRick

    OldmanRick Well-Known Member

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    Way to low for me Rod. 90% of mine were at least column mounted.....maybe cause I'm old (school) lol.

    Back before shift lights were available, I even mounted one on the hood right in the line of site.....yep, it was a Chebby. :D
     

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  3. 1qwikScamp

    1qwikScamp Well-Known Member

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    In actions leading to me having a need to see my tach I don't want to look away from the road
     
  4. RustyRatRod

    RustyRatRod Bla de blizhibliz de blatde blizi bla bla FABO Gold Member

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    I always like the tach in a spot where I can see it while watching the road...even if only in my peripheral vision.
     
  5. Moparnutt340

    Moparnutt340 Well-Known Member

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    My tach is mounted where you have yours in the pic but I have the shift light mounted behind steering wheel in front of the speedometer. When Im just cruising I have no problem looking at the tach in that spot
     
  6. krazykuda

    krazykuda Well-Known Member FABO Gold Member How-To Section Editor

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  7. Dusterdenovo

    Dusterdenovo Contentedly Old School

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    I like the knee knocker location too - mind you I don't race it or take it to the track (yet), just cruising. Not a great picture, but it hangs at the perfect angle to see it just fine when behind the wheel.
     

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  8. pntastar69

    pntastar69 Well-Known Member

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    Here's mine.
     

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  9. 68gtxman

    68gtxman I used to reMember

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    Why not have several???
     
  10. rod7515

    rod7515 Well-Known Member

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    Id like to put mine on the top of the dash but Im sure that the Pa Police wont like it there and will remind me anytime I am out with a little yellow slip! The columns not in right now but it looks like i need to slide it in temporarily to see if that might be a better fit. Im afraid its going to be to big/bulky for there. I was thinking the shift light at column but I agree the tach may be hard to see there while racing. Should have made a custom dash! lol
    Rod
     
  11. moper

    moper FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    I've had them low on the dash for years - normally smaller faced units like Stewart Warner or Sun. It's a more stealthy approach and yet is in an easy-to-see-and-focus-on spot. I'm not a fan of monster tachs or placement up on top of the dash. It blocks too much up there.
     
  12. 44070dart

    44070dart How the hell did I get this old

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    I've used the A-pillar .. easy to read without losing sight of the road ..... yes brand X #-o
     

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  13. diymirage

    diymirage HP@idle > hondaHP@redline

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    there is a thread floating around with pictures of where different members mounted them
    ill try to find it
     
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