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



Is the DeLorean speedometer calibrated to miles?
I'll take a look when I get a chance but I thought it was 1000 revolutions 
per km. Although it might have been a metric speedo.

Tom



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From: "jtrealtywebspannet" <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 3:36 AM
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [DML] Re: "1980's Delorean Speedo Cable Fix"

> If the odometer is not calibrated and you cannot just change the gear 
> which is usually what is done (on other cars, not Deloreans), you 
> calculate how much and which way it is off and you buy a ratio unit that 
> is installed between the cable and the head. As for calibrating the 
> speedometer, all it usually takes is bending the tab that anchors the 
> spring after cleaning and relubricating the head. The choice of spring 
> determines the linearity of the accuracy curve (that affects the accuracy 
> at the ends of the scale, ie, low and high speeds, it should still be 
> right on at 60 MPH). Not only is the speedometer supposed to read 60 MPH 
> at 1,000 RPM's of the cable, the cable is supposed to rotate 1,000 times 
> over the course of a mile. They use these #'s to keep the math easy. I do 
> not know what it is in Metric, you can do the conversion.
> David Teitelbaum
>
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Hervey" <john@...> wrote:
>>
>> I'll send it out tomorrow. Have you already replaced the lower cable with
>> the shorter one? That will almost insure there will never be another
>> problem.
>> I also have plenty of the longer cable that does away with the service
>> counter.
>>
>> John
>> www.deloreanautoparts.com
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
>> Of
>> Nick Kemp
>> Sent: Friday, May 10, 2013 4:19 PM
>> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: [DML] "1980's Delorean Speedo Cable Fix"
>>
>>
>> John Hervey wrote, "Nick, You never have tried my angle drive."
>>
>> John you are 99% correct at this point... it is in the order I placed
>> with you a couple days ago.  I look forward to it fixing the problem.
>> Buying angle drives is not all that much fun :-)
>>
>> Nick
>>
>>
>>
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