Re: [DML] speedo cable lube
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Re: [DML] speedo cable lube

The technique I've been using for the last twenty years is to pull the inner
cable out and immerse it into a gallon jug of 90W gear oil, pull it out and
immediately  re-insert it back into the cable sheathing. The cable is
totally covered with oil and enough oil is transferred back inside the
speedo to coat the insides also.

The angle drive requires the removal of the left front wheel and
disconnecting the speedo from it. Then rotate the angle drive so the little
screw is facing up. Remove  the screw and using a standard pump action oil
can squirt some oil in the screw hole. Replace the screw, rotate the angle
drive back into position, reattach the speedo and front wheel and your good
for another 3,000 miles.
Dave Sontos

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Soma576@xxxxxxx>
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, April 30, 2006 8:02 PM
Subject: [DML] speedo cable lube

> Hey Group,
> What's the general consensus these days on how to lube the speedo  cables?
> have seen gear lube and white lithium grease as possible lubes,  but I
> to know what's best.  I have a feeling my car is going to eat  its 3rd
> cable soon because it jumps a little at low speeds and I am  starting to
hear a
> clicking sometimes.  The cable is the newer shorter one  and it is routed
> correctly with the metal brace installed.  My angle drive  is a Grady
> Series.  I think I just need to remove my cable and  Lambda Counter and
lube them
> up again for the year.
> Andy

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