Re: [DML] Gear Teeth Question
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Re: [DML] Gear Teeth Question



Has it occurred to you, Bill, that there's a very good reason the speedo is set up for clockwise rotation, and why do you not think that would apply on a right hand drive vehicle? (I'll give you a hint - it doesn't matter which side of the car you drive on, the speedo -tends- to move in the same direction!)

The angle drive housing might be universal left or right hand drive, but the gears in a delorean drive are very definitely specific to a left hand drive car, otherwise the speedo would be going backwards.

Martin

content22207 wrote:

> Speedometer magnet is set up for clockwise rotation. You'd need an
> intermediate gear to change cable rotation.
>
> Otherwise it "could" be done. A lot of engineering however. You'd
> probably need to swap spindles (I doubt the passenger side is hollow).
> Cable would be longer, but no longer than a full size domestic. Some
> of the bends might get you into trouble though (unless you mounted the
> angle drive upside down on the passenger wheel and ran the cable in a
> giant U around the front of the car).


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