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Lacksballs

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Hi Im looking for a tacho for a VL with a VJ 4.9l Holden V8 in it, a wreaker has one but it shows the red line @ 5500rpm is that right!!! Or are these for the RB engines?????

Only reason I ask is that the VK V8 all were 5000rpm red line?????
 
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wow .... factory redline at 5500
who would have thought :p

frankly, given the low compression unleaded petrol engine that
it was, stifled by a cat and auto only ('cept SS) ...anything approaching 5000 was impressive :confused:
 

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My 6cyl VC taco has a 5 500 redline....Got a 6cyl taco VH dash here somewhere.....Can look where the redline is on that one if needed
 

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v8 is redline 5500 and the 6cyl is orange at 5500 and red at 5800 or 6000 i think
 

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Thanks everyone! 5500rpm redline it is. I agree with Smitty maybe GMH was a little optimistic!
 

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And the use of the term "little" being somewhat generous on your part.
 

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this is from a V8 VL Berlina wagon
My favourite cluster in a Holden apart from HT's thru to the HQ GTS. All those models had a nice set of gauges.
 

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I think I've already commented somewhere about my dislike of the graph paper on those.
 

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I think I've already commented somewhere about my dislike of the graph paper on those.
You most certainly have and it was myself that suggested how I liked it that brought up your dissaproval of it.

Then I have to ask do you like the replacement unit which was originally the HDT Group A version which then became part of the April 87 Calais interior upgrade package ?
 
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