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Old 10-06-2008, 07:51 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I did a similar thing like TomO on my Tercel. You can check it out here.


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Old 10-06-2008, 09:40 AM   #12 (permalink)
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those pvc jobbies are pretty cool

with the right application of heat you can bend the pvc as well:
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Old 10-06-2008, 12:09 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I:m looking for way to get it mounted. PVC to plastic, plastic in DIN. I guess I should look for a 2.5 by 2.5 spot to put the gauge, or just buy a pod for $10. What kind of glue did you use for the PVC to ABS mount?
I used PVC cleaner on the ABS and The PVC, let it dry overnight and then glued the PVC to the ABS via Gorilla Super Glue. I attached the ABS/PVC assembly to the DIN opening via 3M double sided foam tape, some of the stringest, cleanest removing double tap there is.
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I did a similar thing like TomO on my Tercel. You can check it out here.
That was very similar to what I wanted to do with my gauges in the first place. But owning a civic hatch in MN is a dangerous thing when you live in certain places, especially if you have gauges in plain view for thieves to see.
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:55 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I did a similar thing like TomO on my Tercel. You can check it out here.

That's a very cool DIY idea .
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Unhappy tachs

hi i have a 96 metro and in have a turbo with 4 pounds of boost with a vac meter, but i just cant figure out how to hook up the tach if you cuase email me pics or send me directions that would be well appreciated, thks, i will send pics
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3 1/2" tach. (yes, it is too big, but I didn't want to bother with modding the 2" for 3 cyl.)
why do you have to mod a rev counter to work for different number of cylinders? surely all revs are created equally?

i have a 3 cylinder too
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Old 02-04-2009, 04:09 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Tachometers measure when each spark plug fires, you have to divide this by number of cylinders to get the correct rpm.
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