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 Posted: 12-02-2014 09:27 am
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answerman wrote:
You can do the wiring I spoke of (plugging the two wires together) right through the hole in the instrument panel. While you're in there, fish a new wire through the hole as well for the new connection you'll need. No need to be pulling that whole thing out.

IMHO, ideally you should run a new wire from ~the ignition key to the coil. That way, you avoid running the current to the coil through a crummy old multipin connector TWICE. The wires themselves usually present no problems, but old Lucas connectors often do.


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 Posted: 12-02-2014 05:08 pm
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Good point, Joachim. I'm just presenting the easiest way to go about it.  Though, if I remember a few posts back he was speaking of keeping the resistor wire in place so using the existing connectors might still be the way to go.

My main point (and I keep seeing it come up here, asking how to remove the instrument panel) is that the tach comes out of the instrument panel so easily. I just hate to see someone spending half a day to remove the instrument panel when it's a 5 minute job to pop the tach out.

Last edited on 12-02-2014 05:11 pm by answerman

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