Re: [DML] Angle Driveless Speedometer
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Re: [DML] Angle Driveless Speedometer

As I said on DMC Talk, the fact that the cable now goes through the 
front spring is not great engineering.


content22207 wrote:
> I got so disgusted with angle drives failing on me that I ran a cable directly from the wheel to the speedometer (to the Lambda counter actually -- it was an easier mating point).
> Total cost: $5 (I got the fittings and DOT tubing free of charge -- retail is closer to $15).
> Because the angle drive gear ratio is not 1:1, but somewhere around 8:9, my speedometer reads about 10% low -- basically 5 MPH off. Odometer is off slightly as well. 
> Before this repair, my speedometer and odometer were 100% off (broken -- AGAIN). 
> One of these days when I'm rich and famous I will buy a case quantity of angle drives. Until then, this $5 ($15) modification does everything I need it to do.
> Bill Robertson
> #5939


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