Tach for old Merc

Discussion in 'Bubba's Outboards' started by Wooly, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. Wooly

    Wooly New Member

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    I recently bought an 1972 9.8 HP merc. I would like to hook up a tachometer to check WOT, idle, and start RPM's. any recommendations for a accurate tach? I couldn't get my automotive tach to work.

    Thanks, Wooly
     
  2. Trapper-steve

    Trapper-steve Well-Known Member

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    I was wondering the same thing,I have a 1985 HP Merc?
     

  3. roadkill636

    roadkill636 New Member

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    since it dont have a charging system, you can go to a small egine, - lawn mower shop and get a small portableone for arround $30