Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Silver Member MoreCowbell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    121
    Location
    Clayton, NC
    Tractor
    Kubota BX2350

    Default Aftermarket Tachometer?

    I really like my kubota BX2350. However, I really do not like the digital tachometer. I would love to have an analog tach.

    Has anyone outfitted their diesel tractor with an aftermarket analog tachometer? Unlike a tachometer in a car it would exposed to the elements and would need to be waterproof. Maybe a marine model would be appropriate?

  2. #2
    Veteran Member Gordon Gould's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    2,089
    Location
    NorthEastern, VT
    Tractor
    Kubota L3010DT, Dresser TD7G Dozer

    Default Re: Aftermarket Tachometer?

    I was hoping someone would answer your post, I would like to put a tach on my dozer.
    "If you're not making any mistakes then you're not doing anything"

    L3010DT, Farmi JL290 Winch, ATI Grapple, BearCat 5" Chipper, 6' Rear Blade,
    7' Sickle Bar, 5' Land Plane Grading Scraper, Dresser TD7G Dozer

  3. #3
    Gold Member XSKIER's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    450
    Location
    Fenton, MI
    Tractor
    '11 Deere 1026R

    Default

    Yes, a marine tachometer would be appropriate. They are adjustable to the number of pulses per revolution as well. I don't know where you would mount it, without tearing out your dash and going custom. You would wire it up to the AC tap on the alternator.

  4. #4
    New Member wupham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    21
    Location
    Kansas
    Tractor
    Kubota BX24

    Default Re: Aftermarket Tachometer?

    You might be interested in this old thread. It shows how 1 guy added gauges to his BX25.

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/k...y-bx-25-a.html
    Kubota BX24, Landpride Box Blade, King Kutter Landscape Rake

  5. #5
    Silver Member MoreCowbell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    121
    Location
    Clayton, NC
    Tractor
    Kubota BX2350

    Default Re: Aftermarket Tachometer?

    Quote Originally Posted by wupham View Post
    You might be interested in this old thread. It shows how 1 guy added gauges to his BX25.

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/k...y-bx-25-a.html
    He did a real nice job on that mount. However, I'm wondering how well the non-marine gauges would hold up being exposed to the weather.

  6. #6
    Gold Member XSKIER's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    450
    Location
    Fenton, MI
    Tractor
    '11 Deere 1026R

    Default

    After the first time getting caught in the rain, my sunpro mini oil gauge went out. It's mounted on my Nissan fork truck, under a canopy. The fork truck is always parked indoors.


  7. #7
    Silver Member MoreCowbell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    121
    Location
    Clayton, NC
    Tractor
    Kubota BX2350

    Default

    That's what I'm afraid of. I've been researching marine gauges and found that VDO and Teleflex have product lines that include 4,000 RPM alternator driven tachometers w/o hour meter which is perfect for my kubota BX (WOT about 3,200 RPM).

Similar Threads

  1. Yanmar Tachometer
    By winston1 in forum Yanmar
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-28-2012, 02:04 PM
  2. Tachometer
    By BigTex in forum Chinese Tractors
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 11-12-2009, 08:44 PM
  3. Possible Tachometer?
    By woodlandfarms in forum Power Trac
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-09-2007, 08:44 AM
  4. Tachometer cable
    By reb in forum Yanmar
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-04-2003, 10:42 PM
  5. tachometer
    By woodmills1 in forum Parts/Repairs
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-04-2002, 08:45 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
© 2014 TractorByNet.com. TractorByNet is a registered trademark of IMC Digital Universe, Inc. Other trademarks on this page are the property of their respective owners.