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Quick Specs

  • Size:5" (127mm)
  • Type:Air-Core
  • Range:0-10,000 RPM
  • Lighting:Incandescent
  • Instructions: Download PDF


Since 1957, AutoMeter has set the standard in performance, accuracy and durability with their legendary Tachometers. The absolute pinnacle of engineering and technology, it’s no wonder AutoMeter can lay claim to more motorsports victories than every other gauge manufacturer combined. The patented air core meter movement, wound in house to exacting standards, can move the needle from 0 – Maximum RPM in 333 milliseconds. An ultra-bright LED shift light guarantees you hit your shifts perfectly, every time. An inaugural inductee to the Hot Rod Speed Parts Hall of Fame, no other tachometer on the market has had anything approaching its impact on professional racing. Built for a lifetime of service under the harshest conditions, this is the no compromise tach for no compromise builds. When you’re ready for the best, there isn’t another choice.
Feature Points
  • Traditional incandescent lighting illuminates around the perimeter of the dial
  • Compatible with 2 - 4 pulse ignition signals (4-8 cylinder engines) with points, electronic, and most 12V high-performance racing ignitions.
  • 12 and 16 volt compatible, well-suited with nearly every street car or race car electrical system
  • Gauge kit includes bulb and socket assembly, red and green bulb covers, mounting hardware, and detailed instructions for installation
  • AutoMeter’s race proven air-core electric tachometers provide quick and accurate readings with a needle so responsive it can go from 0 - full scale in 333 milliseconds
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  • Bracket Included
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Can this tach be used on a 5 cylinder engine? If not is it possible to have you guys convert it to be used on one.

Asked by: Volvo Guy 62
This tach can be used with 1, 2, 3 and 4 pulses per revolution applications. Please give our tech support team a call so we can understand your specific engine and better answer your question.
Answered by: Alex at AutoMeter
Date published: 2023-12-05

Will this tach read a signal from GM LS engine ECU/M without using a pull up resistor? Tach dips will be set on 2 pulse 4cyl.

Asked by: Dennis J
Thank you for your question. Yes, that should certainly work. If it does not, then we would recommend the pull up resistor. However, it should work just fine without the resistor.
Answered by: Zach from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-10-11

I have this 4498, and it's hooked up to a MSD 6a box. hired out the wiring, anyway it doesn't work. I have the msd 6a, 4498, msd 836, msd blaster coil. The guy who wired my car does it professional (cough cough) and everything is hard wired. Solution???

Asked by: Grege
Thank you for contacting us. The MSD ignitions are one the most compatible ignitions with our tachometers. Make sure the tachometer is getting the signal from the tach output on the MSD, make sure you have 12V to the tachometer, but also make sure you have a solid engine ground. The ground is critical since it's also a ground reference for signal. The tachometer normally does not sit on zero due to the air-core movement, so you should expect to see the tachometer zero out when power is supplied. Otherwise, this may require some additional troubleshooting. I would recommend reaching out to our service team at 866.248.6356, hitting the Chat link at the top of the page or emailing us here:
Answered by: Matt from AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-07-02

Hi can you use a shift light with this tacho? If so which one?

Asked by: Frankyd
Hi Frank, thank you so much for contacting us. This particular tach does not have the capability of controlling a shift light, though you could very easily use one of our DPSS intelligent lights, such as this one: These units can read and interpret an RPM signal on their own and don't require a tach as a controller. Hope this helps!
Answered by: Joseph At AutoMeter
Date published: 2018-02-07

Can I use this tachometer with an LS engine?

Asked by: Revamp
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