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Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:44 pm 
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Hey guys

I put a V8 cluster in my EL, and of course the tacho jumps around everywhere, so i was wondering if anyone has a way of fixing this. would a jaycar speedo corrector work?

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Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 10:29 pm 
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No, 6 cylinder needs a 6 cylinder tacho.
It's counting too many ignition pulses due to 8 cylinders so its spinning out.

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 11:30 pm 
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i fitted an EL XR8 dash into my EL futura. just swapped the 6cyl tacho into the xr dash. works fine
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Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:41 pm 
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elf100capri wrote:
i fitted an EL XR8 dash into my EL futura. just swapped the 6cyl tacho into the xr dash. works fine


how did you swap the tacho? surely that would mean the whole board in the cluster?

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:33 pm 
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You can pull out the tacho + fuel + oil, its seperate to the board and is held in by the pins of the needle motor thingos.
Same goes for speedo side.

 

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 Post subject: Re: V8 Tacho
Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 5:19 am 
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shannonwulff wrote:
Hey guys

I put a V8 cluster in my EL, and of course the tacho jumps around everywhere, so i was wondering if anyone has a way of fixing this. would a jaycar speedo corrector work?

thanks!


EF onwards do not have a different tacho between V8s and 6, a data line from the engine ECU sends a signal to the cluster telling it what RPM it is.

The the sounds of it if you tacho was working fine before fitting another cluster, you probably have a faulty tacho in the replacement cluster.

 

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Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 12:55 pm 
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krisisdog wrote:
You can pull out the tacho + fuel + oil, its seperate to the board and is held in by the pins of the needle motor thingos.
Same goes for speedo side.


thats just the motors. i tried it anyway but the problem is still there. i spose ill have to find another cluster then...

 

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