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Old 03-02-2006
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mounting solutions???

Just need some help on mounting my tachometer. Bought the used tach off ebay. The person did not send me any screws to hold the tach in position. Right now its hold up by a C-clamp. Any solutions on mounting the tach? Like what type of scews I should mount it on? Or better yet any way not to drill any screws on the dash so I wont make any holes to damage the dash?

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What size guage is it? By looks it is to big for a pillar pod, but autometer sells several different mounting options. If you don't see what your looking for there, your choices are either a couple screws or some doublesided tap/velcrow. If your really desperate and don't want the screw holes, large hose clamps will keep it in place.
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hahahaha by a c clamp hahahaha
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I would rather use a c-clamp for a while than ruin the dash or other areas with un-needed screwholes!
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What size guage is it?
its 3 3/4" sry forgot to put down the size
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Your painted interior looks badass...you got more pics?
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in your case a pod is out of the question. You have your choice of screwholes, hoseclamp, douple sided tape or velcro.
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Your painted interior looks badass...you got more pics?
haha thanks buzzair...here is the link http://www.sounddomain.com/ride/579208/2
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Can the bracket on the tach be moved into any position? if so, you could fab up a bracket and mount it on the a-pillar and paint it to match the interior.
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dude, I normally hate graphics but I like the way yours came out great.
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Can the bracket on the tach be moved into any position? if so, you could fab up a bracket and mount it on the a-pillar and paint it to match the interior.
i thought about that but down the road i plain on putting up dual pods from autometer
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How about some kind of fabbed-up device to suction cup it to the windshield???
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I meant to say behind the a-pillar on the metal, that way when you get your pods to mount on the a-pillar it self, there woundnt be any interference.

Or that wouldnt be a bad idea

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How about some kind of fabbed-up device to suction cup it to the windshield???
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finished with the mount and looks great. hey thanks guys for all your help. even eDg3 oF cHa0s for thinkin of the suction cup mount thanks man. here what it looks like now.
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Neat. I was going to suggest velcro as well, but I like yours much more!
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Keith, that looks great! And without having to put any holes or sticky stuff on your dash.....Glad I could help!
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Kieth, now that you've had your tach mounted like that for a while, what do you think? Any problems or "issues" with it?
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Kieth, now that you've had your tach mounted like that for a while, what do you think? Any problems or "issues" with it?
nope not any problems what so ever. even at hard accelerations it does not move at all. I have the tach where it rests on the dash and with the suction cups on the window and its very sturdy. so ya I am very plzed with it
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