Re: [DML] Angle Drive Cable Length .... too long?
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Re: [DML] Angle Drive Cable Length .... too long?



Nick, I have worked on one DeLorean that had what you describe. The lower
cable was about a meter in length, (maybe a bit longer), and it looked like
it could get kinked-up in some spots.
 I tried to keep the cable as slack as possible both in and out of the cabin
and I also removed the cable from the sleeve to give it a good measure of
grease. Then I made sure that the bracket was holding the cable firmly in
place.
 Unfortunatly, the owner hasn't driven her car since I replaced the AD, so I
can't report on any problems.
 The VIN was in the 4800's. Not sure if that makes a difference.
 Makes me wonder if some lower cables were produced in different lengths or
if this one was an oddball part from another type of car that just happen to
fit the DeLorean.
 Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
 Johnny
5518

 On 10/10/05, Nick Kemp <nkemp@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> OK, I have never been able to get my Speedo working. Now I have a new angle drive and bracket.
> BUT ... I did see something interesting. I pushed on the plastic cover until it was seated as far as it would be when the wheel is installed. I noticed the angle drive moved on the other end. The cable is up against the cup's end and exerting pressure on the angle drive. Not very much, but a bit.




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