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Just a few things to add to the speedo and odometer repair threads.


I once had a problem with the speedo needle being erratic and eventually stopping altogether.  I found that the cup/cylinder (below) was loose and able to spin.  Using crazy glue to hold it in solved the issue.  Thank you funkyolane for the video and use of a captured image to show the cup/cylinder that was my problem.



Secondly, I just repaired a spare speedo unit where the odometer had stopped working.  I found the reason in the FAQ archives and dug in.  What I found from asking other people was that the repair might only last a while.  So when I scored the end of the shaft to tighten it up, I did not smooth it too much. I left it scored enough that I had to tap it in with a small mallet.  I don't think it will come loose for a very long time.  I used a drill and cable to spin the speedo at 65mph for 10 miles.  Everything is working as it should.  Happy times!






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I just noticed that the cup/cylinder that I showed in the stolen picture (sorry) from FunkyOLane is visible in one of my other shots.  That's the trouble with shooting pictures and posting them a week later.  Wasn't thinking about speedo at the time, only the odometer. 

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