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



Yep, I had the coat hanger bracket.
Zip-tie it is!  

Thanks, Dave.

Marv
#10820
AZ-D

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@...> wrote:
>
> 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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