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Can Anyone ID This Old SW Tachometer?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by willys1330, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. willys1330
    Joined: Jun 21, 2007
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    Picked up this Large 5 inch Curved Face Stewart Warner Cable Driven Tachometer. Anyone seen this before? thanks
     

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  2. greazhonkey
    Joined: Oct 28, 2006
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    Could be for a diesel engine.
     
  3. 52style
    Joined: Mar 22, 2009
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    looks like its off an old boat possibly chris craft or matthews

    but i could be dead wrong too just reminds me of the kind of styling they used
     
  4. TagMan
    Joined: Dec 12, 2002
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    3000 RPM's is a pretty low speed engine - industrial maybe???
     

  5. Almost certainly diesel. Maybe the top range is telling you what percentage you are into the usable RPM range of the motor?
     
  6. onlychevrolets
    Joined: Jan 23, 2006
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    gotta be diesel...only goes to 3 grand and a road tractor diesel isn't going to turn that high.
     

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