1959A Coupe Tachometer

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Tim Menefee
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1959A Coupe Tachometer

#1 Post by Tim Menefee » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:51 pm

Hi, I have a early 59A Coupe and wanted to verify the tachometer. The one I have has a turn signal arrow on the bottom and I'm not sure I have the right tach???? I know the blue light is for high beams. What is the green light to the left of the high beam light for?

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Re: 1959A Coupe Tachometer

#2 Post by Jules Dielen » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:22 pm

that is incorrect for your car. you should have a red and a blue lens at the top only, the green arrow on the bottom did not get introduced until the T6B

the green to the left is for the running light indicator. A and Bt5 cars do not have this feature, so i doubt it is working if your car still has the original wiring harness.
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Re: 1959A Coupe Tachometer

#3 Post by Tim Menefee » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:37 am

That's what I thought... Thanks for the clarification. Is the red lens for the signal indicator?

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Re: 1959A Coupe Tachometer

#4 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:40 pm

yes, it is red on all early cars including Bt5
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Re: 1959A Coupe Tachometer

#5 Post by Dan Kalinski » Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:25 pm

The tach in our ‘59 coupe:
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