76 Vega tachometer

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76 Vega tachometer

Postby Thomas Hamilton » Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:12 pm

Anyone know if there is a switch on a stock Vega tach which allows you to set tach to read either 4 or 8 cylinder? When ,I got the car it had a cobbed up ,8 cylinder. Now that I have put in a 4 cylinder the tach reads way too high. Might someone have changed to tach to read 8 cylinder rpm?
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Re: 76 Vega tachometer

Postby spencerforhire » Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:25 pm

There is no switch on a Vega tach like there is on a Monza. if someone had modified it for 8-cyl operation, it would read low with the 4 back in there, not high.
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Re: 76 Vega tachometer

Postby Thomas Hamilton » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:44 pm

Thanks for info Spencer. Guess l will look for a different tach. Anyone out there have a working tach that he would
Ike to part with?
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