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10K Tach on a Flathead?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Barn Find, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. Barn Find
    Joined: Feb 2, 2013
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    Barn Find
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    from Missouri

    Found this on the dash of the Diamond T. Somebody had a sense of humor and maybe an inner desire to wind up the old Hercules like the cars on the salt.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Engine man
    Joined: Jan 30, 2011
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    Engine man
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    from Wisconsin

    Maybe they meant 10 rpm!
     
  3. black 62
    Joined: Jul 12, 2012
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    black 62
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    from arkansas

    my first tach looked just like that...
     
  4. Oilcan Harry
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
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    Oilcan Harry
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    from INDY

    A 10,000 RPM Flathead? Ha Ha Ha......thats about 4500 RPM past shrapnel!
     
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  5. Did I just hear a explosion? :D HRP
     
  6. bgbdlinc
    Joined: Jan 11, 2002
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    ...Flathead?....10,000 rpm tach? That's when you see God....
     
  7. 40fordtudor
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    And He'd advise you need to reset a dipswitch on the tach---10K, naw.
     
  8. jetnow1
    Joined: Jan 30, 2008
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    That is right there with the 140 mph speedo in my work truck!
     
  9. propwash
    Joined: Jul 25, 2005
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    propwash
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    from Las Vegas

    maybe it was a 2-cycle engine?
     
  10. Cshabang
    Joined: Mar 30, 2004
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    Ive read Navarro would spin his blower motor in the T to 7k...it was destroked...
     

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