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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:15 pm 
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gday, guys i wanna put a monster tacho in my car but just need know wire colours for original dash tacho so can just butt the wire into that. anyone that can help will be much appreciated
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:43 pm 
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:47 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: wiring a monster tacho up into ford EF
Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:24 pm 
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do u know all the wiring colours? if u do will be greatly appreciated?
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:36 pm 
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:42 pm 
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can u help me?
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:49 pm 
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Krytox wrote:

Pink / Dark Blue Trace


as above the tacho signal wire is the pink/blue wire on the wiring going to the cluster plug.

what else do you need??
12v ignition, cigerette lighter power..
dash lights, brown wire on the cluster plug or the brown wire that lights up the cigerette lighter.
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:56 pm 
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thanks mate all done and installed :) cheers guys
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:39 pm 
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:44 pm 
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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:23 pm 
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lol. just put an XR cluster in it. voila a tacho appears

 

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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:30 pm 
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Didnt the efs come out with a FACTORY tacho in the first place, lol

 

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Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:57 pm 
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lol. just put an XR cluster in it. voila a tacho appears


EF/EL base cluster has a tacho, speedo, fuel gauge and temp gauge..

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:24 am 
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Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:39 am 
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krisisdog wrote:
WILDEB wrote:
lol. just put an XR cluster in it. voila a tacho appears


EF/EL base cluster has a tacho, speedo, fuel gauge and temp gauge..


ah. this is true. i was thinking of EA-D. then why the f**k would you want a monster tacho?!

 

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