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Re: Alts & Tachs?

To: Billy Zoom <billyzoom@billyzoom.com>
Subject: Re: Alts & Tachs?
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 19:48:41 -0500
Cc: Spridgets <spridgets@autox.team.net>
References: <C020EF44.18328%billyzoom@billyzoom.com>
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Billy Zoom wrote:

> What do you guys do about the tach when you get rid of the early generators?
> I assumed I could just use an electric tach from a later Sprite, but they
> seem to be smaller. Is there a 4" Smiths electric that looks right in a '62?

65-67 had the larger tach, same size as the Bugeye.
You can also stick the guts of a later tach in an early can, just switch 
the needle and dial. But silver face to black face needs a bit of TLC 
but it is not impossible.

Frank Clarici
Toms River, NJ

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