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Can I put an aftermarket tachometer on a 1987 Ford Escort GT that has no RPM Module hooked up? While turning car into race-car, I accidentally cut the wiring on the RPM Module and lost the harness. I now have no tach and would like to add one. Can I do ot and how hard is it as I am a novice. Thanks Dan

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  • dandurb2000 Feb 20, 2009

    Thanks alot!!!!



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Its really easy im not to familiar with that vehicle but it all works the same if it hasd a distributer and a seperate coil or even a dis cap mounted coil either way there is two wires that run into that actual coil all you have to do is tap into them and figure out which way works just pull back the unsulation on the two wires that your tac will come with there might be 3 but one will be a ground and just kinda half way hook it up till you see the tac come to life its really easy just be patient and dont worry if the wires are wrong it wont blow anything up the tac just wont work until you hook it up right 9 times out of 10 when you buy a tach it comes with directions

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