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Mechanical or Electrical Tach
« on: February 08, 2022, 12:39:22 AM »
Question for the experts. Is the tach on a 1980 MGB mechanical or electric?
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Re: Mechanical or Electrical Tach
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2022, 11:52:32 AM »
Itís electric. If not working, take your finger and poke the glass. Usually brings it to life. I have been doing it since new.
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