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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-21-02, 04:06 PM Thread Starter
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VDO Tacho Help

Does anyone know how to wire up an aftermarket tacho to my ED gli. it only has the standard dash and i have no idea where to wire the wires to.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-23-02, 07:22 PM
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VDO Tacho Help

There should be 3 wires coming from the tacho, a positive wire, a ground wire and a wire that goes to the negative lead on the ignition coil.
wire the positive wire into the power supply wire for the radio, the ground wire to earth somewhere, and there should be a plug for the ignition coil lead next to the master cylinder, near where the main loom comes out into the engine bay. just plug the wire from your tacho into this.

at least, this worked for my EA!

the plug going to the ignition coil only has one wire. on mine it was red, I think.

Hope this helps...
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-23-02, 09:23 PM
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thanks heaps

thanks a lot that does help.
i didnt know i could just connect the power to behind the radio.
Now i just have to find that ignition coil 8o
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