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post #1 of 5 Old 10-29-2011, 09:05 AM Thread Starter
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In need of a good 460 guy to bounce ideas off of

Ok so I have a 1996 F250 with a 460 and a zf5. I am sick of speed density and wanna go to MAF. Well I gathered the parts but it will be a long time coming before I am ready for that kinda nightmare. So in the mean time I am going with a price motorsports adapter and going to run a carb/hei dizzy. I can wire it all in easily and maker run but does anyone know what to do with my gauges. Primarily my tach. I need them to be stock and work. Everything else should work AKA fuel, oil psi, volts, temp.

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I'll have to pull the book out weds when I get back home but If I remember right you can apply 12v to one wire of the tach sensor and just leave the other hooked to the guage package. I'll get you a better description after Iget the book out though. They are actually really simple to wire. About a 30 minute job once you know what colorcodes to look for.

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That's what I thought cause my 98 ranger is a single wire for the tach. I didn't think it would be different. I've got wiring diagrams out the rear but just haven't looked. Everyone I talk to says I am gonna hate it being a carb rather than efi. I could fix my speed density for dirt cheap and run it but idk I like to piss with things that don't need pissed with lol

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The white and pink wire that runs to the stock coil will be plugged into the tach feed on the hei is that simple. The way I was thinking of in the earlier post was to use a 7.3ltr tach sensor. No other wiires should need to be moved for the tach.

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Thats what i came up with as well. Thanks for the help.

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