Re: [DML] Unwound/Snapped Speedometer Cable
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Re: [DML] Unwound/Snapped Speedometer Cable



Bill,

Where's the 5939 photo album?

Farrar

On Dec 5, 2007 7:54 PM, content22207 <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> On the way home from class tonight I lost my speedometer. Cable
>  unwinding problems again. This time it was the lower speedo cable, not
>  the spindle cable, but same basic problem: cable is wound in the same
>  direction as predominant rotation (clockwise). Obviously this exerts
>  unwinding stress as it rotates. Eventually it starts to unwind. Didn't
>  turn into spaghetti this time -- only one or two loose strands -- but
>  they must have bound inside the sleeve because the lower cable snapped
>  in two.
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>  Pics have been uploaded to #5939's photo album. Apologies for the
>  resolution -- I think I've discovered focal length limitations of my
>  el'cheapo digital camera. I cleaned the lubricant off the square angle
>  drive crimp, but that golden color on the remainder is my lubricant --
>  don't tell me I needed to lubricate my cable!
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>  Angle drive and upper speedo cable are fine.
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>  I have a 1985 F-150 with 214,000 miles on the original speedometer
>  cable, no maintenance whatsoever, and it still works perfectly.
>  Perhaps THAT is why I sometimes look sideways at my little silver car....
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>  Bill Robertson
>  #5939
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