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Answered 2008-09-21 01:48:20

Purchase a tach and it will come with instructions for installation.

There is a product called "Tiny Tach" used for ultralight airplanes. Very accurate digital, does not care how many cylinders you have. Installed by wrapping a wire around a spark plug wire, and connecting the other wire to ground. No tools. Self contained battery lasts 5 years or more. Available from Aircraft Spruce for about $39.

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