[DML] Re: Speedo Cable Support
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[DML] Re: Speedo Cable Support



Zip-tie it to or near the brake line to take the stress off the angle 
drive. Replacing that metal bracket (if you had the one that looks 
like coat-hangar wire) is a pain because you have to open the brake 
line.

The pull-back on the sheath is pretty normal, just keep it well-
greased so it doesn't freeze up and eat the angle drive. 

Dave Swingle


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Marv Hein" <marvhein@...> wrote:
>
> Looks like my lower speedo cable support has either broken or come 
> apart. I found the "coat hanger" dangling from the cable and 
clanking 
> a bit as I drove yesterday.  Does this piece snap in someplace or 
has 
> it sheared off?  
> 
> Is the support really required?  I know it was added, presumably 
for 
> good reason.  I also suspect there are plenty of '81 cars doing 
just 
> fine without it.  My lower cable seems fairly long and droopy.
> 
> The outer sheath of the cable has pulled back a couple of inches 
from 
> the connection at the angle drive.  Seems to be working fine and 
the 
> cable itself does not appear to be exposed.  Any concerns here?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Marv
> #10820
> AZ-D
>










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