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Old 07-19-2008, 06:29 PM
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Mounting a tach outside?

I have seen many rods with the gauges mounted on the vent grills and on the hood. Is there a special "outdoor" tach case that you have to use to accomplish this, or is this fair weather only?

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I have my tach, boost and fuel pressure gauges mounted out side. But this is in a T bucket and is fair weather only.
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In the 70's GM used a hood mounted tach on several vehicles. There may be reproduction items available, but they are probably fairly expensive.

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I found this with a quick google search.

http://www.google.com/products?q=hoo...num=4&ct=title
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buy a "marine" sealed boat tach like this example and custom mount it in a standard pod.....

the main problem with a normal tach is condensation inside the lense.....

there are lots of brands and styles and sizes to choose from

http://www.nextag.com/teleflex-tachometer/search-html
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