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Gauges
« on: March 28, 2016, 12:28:54 PM »
Hi everyone, is there a difference between the gauge cluster for a 1.8 carlton and a 2.0? The reason i ask is I have a cluster and want to get a gauge temp sender for it but have found different senders for the two different engine sizes. I want to try and use a carlton dash in project tube and want an accurate-ish temp gauge. I have a cluster which has a max speed of 140
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Re: Gauges
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2016, 03:10:47 PM »
As far as i know there is no difference between them
Have you thought about a s6 binacle with the 4 pot rev counter?
You can then use the speed sensor from the gsi for the speedo and a pulse convertor for the revs??
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Re: Gauges
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2016, 09:55:49 PM »
No i hadnt thought of that! Is the speedo driven by cable on a 4 cyl carlton? The gearbox im using has a cable drive for a speedo
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Re: Gauges
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2016, 11:11:03 PM »
Is it a gm box??
Of so does it have the speedo cable screwed on to it?
If it is/does the transponder unit screws on to that this allowing you to use the 160 (or if you can stretch to it) 180 mph clocks from the gsi or lotus!! Just a thought!
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Re: Gauges
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2016, 11:23:20 PM »
Its a th400, i'll get a look at it this weekend as I have some bits coming from the states for it
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Re: Gauges
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2016, 06:39:06 AM »
The TH400 is cable driven and you can change the internal drive gears for the speedo output for different tyre sizes etc so you should be able to tweak it to read right!

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Re: Gauges
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2016, 05:41:33 PM »
The TH400 is cable driven and you can change the internal drive gears for the speedo output for different tyre sizes etc so you should be able to tweak it to read right!
Yep i have been looking into this i think i will need a red gear!  Nice!
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Re: Gauges
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2016, 05:45:06 PM »
As far as i know there is no difference between them
Have you thought about a s6 binacle with the 4 pot rev counter?
You can then use the speed sensor from the gsi for the speedo and a pulse convertor for the revs??
Do you mean something like this? http://m.summitracing.com/parts/msd-8918
It 'looks' like it should work, inductive clamp on one of the oil pack feeds
or even better this one seems adjustable and even has different outputs http://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/dak-sgi-8e/overview/
« Last Edit: April 03, 2016, 02:10:01 PM by Street Sleeper »
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