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Auto meter gauges in-dash
#1
Has anyone installed autometer gauges in the dash of their stangs? If so what diameter gauges did you use?

Also has anyone installed a 5" tach on top of the dash or somewhere else in your view? I cant seem to find a good place if not in the dash for it to go!!!!!,

1973 Mach 1 429 cu. in. H.P. TBD, C6 Reverse Manual Valve with 3500 Stall Tranny, 9" rear 3.90 PosiTrac
2007 Mustang GT Convertible Premium
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#2
Look on ebay. Ive purchased adapters to hold 5 inchers.

I haven't done it yet but its inline with interior.
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#3
i have,.. i used 2 5" units (rpms and odo/miles) and 1 2 1/16 for the fuel

i took the stock unit and unscrewed everything until i had only this left
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slide the new gauges in from the front
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and then you have this..
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'72 Mustang , well, its black???
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#4
If it's just a tach and you have an automatic you can hose clamp it to the shifter ring in front of tha turn signals. Just be sure to tighten it down with the car in drive centered at the top. When you put it in park it will move to your left.

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.
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BenD;87845 Wrote:i have,.. i used 2 5" units (rpms and odo/miles) and 1 2 1/16 for the fuel

i took the stock unit and unscrewed everything until i had only this left
[Image: DSC01239.jpg]

slide the new gauges in from the front
[Image: DSC01242.jpg]

and then you have this..
[Image: DSC01243.jpg]

Looks good, did you rewire the turn signals or use a portion of the printed circuit?

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#6
i rewired them from the stock connector, just soldered them to the wires i needed

'72 Mustang , well, its black???
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#7
I had a dash assembly that had a clock to the left of the speedometer. The clock was not repairable so I transferred the guts of this tach that I had bought locally onto the clock support cover in the rear. It has been working fine since 2004. It cost about $25 back then. It is very responsive to engine revs unlike a factory tach that lags behind the engine revs.

Click on 'tach' for details.

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BenD;87845 Wrote:i have,.. i used 2 5" units (rpms and odo/miles) and 1 2 1/16 for the fuel

Looks great Ben!

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71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
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#9
Good job Ben
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#10
Great idea!

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.
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