Re: [DML] "1980's Delorean Speedo Cable Fix"
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Re: [DML] "1980's Delorean Speedo Cable Fix"



John,

If you have correct size tires then the only fix possible is to remove the 
speedometer and take it to a speedo repair shop. They will calibrate it for 
you.

Greetings from Poland!
Tom Niemczewski
Vin 6149 plus 2418, 3633, 5030, 16473, 17086
Google earth: 52°25'17.66"N, 21° 1'58.40"E

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From: "John Podlewski" <john_podlewski@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2013 7:31 AM
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [DML] "1980's Delorean Speedo Cable Fix"

> Question
> What's the fix to calibrate it ?
> I'm off by 10 MPH at 60MPH
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On May 9, 2013, at 6:08 PM, deloreanernst@xxxxxxx wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> There's an item on eBay titled "1980's Delorean Speedo Cable Fix" which 
>> is not accurate. The item for sale is the "dust shield" item l05104, 
>> which is indeed part of the speedometer assembly. The problem is, 
>> replacing it will almost never fix a non-functioning speedo. As I 
>> explained to the seller, this speedo drive cap is typically the victim of 
>> a bound cable or seized angle drive, not the cause of a problem. When the 
>> lower cable can't turn, and the cap turns with the wheel, it grinds the 
>> middle of the cap out. A new cap won't fix a messed up angle drive any 
>> more than a brand new light bulb will fix a tripped circuit breaker. The 
>> seller refused to correct the listing, claiming he has 3 DeLoreans and 
>> has fixed all three of them this way. Uh huh. Even if that were true, 
>> claiming the cap fixes the angle drive is flat out false. A word to the 
>> wise- eBay may be strangely fascinating, but get your parts from a 
>> trusted supplier, not some unknown goof. By the way, he's offering it for 
>> sale at nearly twice the price you'd pay your trusted DeLorean parts 
>> supplier.
>>
>> -Wayne
>> vin 11174
>>
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