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#2418831 - 12/14/17 11:07 PM Can anyone Identify this old Tach?
blewbyu Offline
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Registered: 01/22/03
Posts: 3502
Loc: Florida
I have this tach and was wondering if anyone can recognize the manufacture of it.


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Edited by blewbyu (12/14/17 11:09 PM)

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#2418843 - 12/14/17 11:31 PM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: blewbyu]
Cab_Burge Offline
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Registered: 08/23/03
Posts: 30932
Loc: Bend,OR USA
Wizard sold by Western Auto, maybe confused
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#2418845 - 12/14/17 11:32 PM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: blewbyu]
Jer Offline
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Registered: 11/17/03
Posts: 681
Loc: Rochester NY
Definitely sold by Western Auto, not sure of manufacturer

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#2418919 - 12/15/17 08:28 AM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: blewbyu]
earlymopar Offline
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Registered: 01/30/03
Posts: 825
Loc: Oregon
I suspect it may have been made by DIXCO for Western Auto given that Dixco gauges were prominent during the 60s.

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#2418924 - 12/15/17 08:43 AM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: blewbyu]
blewbyu Offline
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Registered: 01/22/03
Posts: 3502
Loc: Florida
So that is the Western Auto Logo, found it on this ad. I should have recognized as they sponsored one of my little league teams in the 60's

Duh, man sometimes it sucks to get old. whiney


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Edited by blewbyu (12/15/17 08:48 AM)

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#2418934 - 12/15/17 09:23 AM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: blewbyu]
therocks Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 19209
Loc: Niles , Ohio
We had one here.Always bought their batterys as they were cheap and worked well.Bought a set of odd offset box wrenches there in the 70s.Great American made and still have most of them.Lost a few.Rocky
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#2419012 - 12/15/17 11:55 AM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: blewbyu]
screamindriver Offline


Registered: 02/14/04
Posts: 7091
Loc: Harrisburg, Pa.
We had a western auto in the small town I grew up in also...They had some great warranties on the parts before it was common to offer a long term warranty on auto parts...I was never worried about the quality of their products it was a different time back then most everything was US made..

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#2419117 - 12/15/17 03:11 PM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: earlymopar]
John_Kunkel Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 19367
Loc: Rio Linda, CA
Originally Posted By earlymopar
I suspect it may have been made by DIXCO for Western Auto given that Dixco gauges were prominent during the 60s.



My thought, too.
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#2422270 - 12/22/17 09:40 AM Re: Can anyone Identify this old Tach? [Re: John_Kunkel]
Hot 340 Offline
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Registered: 12/01/06
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Loc: Pa
Still have a ton of Wizard tools in my box, my Dad has them pretty much wore out though. laugh2

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