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I do not have a factory tach in my instrument panel, and I really want to get one. Now, I would rather not put one of the small tachs (oh god, or one of the huge ricer tachs) on my dash or steering column, so I'd like to find an instrument panel for the body style that fits in the 91 'burbs that have a tach built in, maybe where the fuel gauge is... I thought I'd check the RPO codes, but those aren't year specific, so I'm stuck. Anyone know if one exists?
 

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I've seen 1 in dash tach for that bodystyle, on a 87 Chevy truck. And I'm not sure it was factory, I think the gauge package was custom made.
 

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I'd be surprised if you couldn't find one in a boneyard somewhere, becuase I'm pretty confident that it was an option for 91 to have a factory tach.
 

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why oh why did I have to go looking at tachs on autometer's website...Now I want to fab a completly new IP out of autometer gauges. I don't care for my speedometer ending at 85mph, although I never go past 80...I just don't like how it seems like I'm running out of space on the speedo when I do 80. Plus, my trip odometer doesn't reset. If I could build the actual backer to hold the gauges on, I think it would look real nice. But, back in the real world... I'll go looking in the boneyards for a IP with a tach.
 

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I called up Chevy to see if they even made an instrument panel with a tach, and the guy can't really help me unless I have my complete VIN and the part number of the old IP. Well, I don't have the part number of a IP that has a tach in the dash, but the guy did bring up a point... The wiring harness for the new IP would probably be different from the existing wiring harness. I may just have to go with either a pedastal mounted tach or go with a complete new custom IP...800 bucks worth of autometer sport-comp gauges... *drool* :cool:
 

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but the guy did bring up a point... The wiring harness for the new IP would probably be different from the existing wiring harness.
If theyre the same year model trucks the harness will be the same. Ever notice all the spare plugs on a wire harness? One harness is used for all aplications and options possible on that year and model.
 

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I'm kinda fond of the pillar post mounted gauges. They just look clean....







Except the shift light thats a bit much :he:
 

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I called up Chevy to see if they even made an instrument panel with a tach, and the guy can't really help me unless I have my complete VIN and the part number of the old IP. Well, I don't have the part number of a IP that has a tach in the dash, but the guy did bring up a point... The wiring harness for the new IP would probably be different from the existing wiring harness. I may just have to go with either a pedastal mounted tach or go with a complete new custom IP...800 bucks worth of autometer sport-comp gauges... *drool* :cool:

Always check your new best friend....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/C10-20-30-Silverado-Seirra-GMC-Chev-Dually-Tach-Dash_W0QQitemZ230121883600QQihZ013QQcategoryZ80739QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

If you need replacement gauges, LMC Truck has them except for that tach.
 
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