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pan tachometer

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Post by socalrider » Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:45 pm

i have the circuit breaker cap that takes the speedo like cable attachment. i am looking at a few cable driven tachs off sportsters that are 1:2 ratio. will one of these work with my 65 flh? did 65 flh come with tachs as an option?
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Re: pan tachometer

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Post by RUBONE » Thu Apr 10, 2014 11:03 pm

There is a special cast mount that attaches to the handlebar cover and holds the optional tach on a '65. The ratio is the same as Sportster. The standard tach for that era is a Smiths built magnetic model driven off of the circuit breaker.

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Re: pan tachometer

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Post by socalrider » Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:08 am

thanks robbie,
its just going to be used to set idle and get a good reading on when the counterweights kick out to advance timing on the auto advance
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Re: pan tachometer

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Post by kitabel » Fri Apr 11, 2014 5:43 am

Does your distributor have a square hole in the shaft?

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Re: pan tachometer

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Post by VPH-D » Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:55 pm

A 65 auto advance timer should have the square hole for the cable core.
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Re: pan tachometer

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Post by Cotten » Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:59 pm

I agree, VPH-D!

All of my auto-advance timers, even a '66, have it.

No clue about distributors, though.

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Re: pan tachometer

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Post by socalrider » Sat Apr 12, 2014 4:31 am

my circuit breaker does have the square hole
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