Re: Speedometer Repair.
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Re: Speedometer Repair.



I had cleaned and lubed my Speedo, put on a new cable and it still is prone to bounce. But it is much better. That's why I'm thinking there must be some damping device like a tensioner spring which is the issue.

On 8 Feb 2018 8:59 am, "David L Orr" <fe2orr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I had to take the head apart as the needle fell off, that's when I saw the little felt pad where the head revolves. I assumed it was to hold oil as a line for the head. It can be a problem with the cable needing lube also. Mine works fine now.

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On Feb 7, 2018, at 7:21 PM, Steve Mick <stevemick46@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

David, on my 64 Dodge , right above where the speedo cable  ferrel screws on, there is a tiny hole . Right above that hole is a screw head that is in the way.  I had my speedo out , so I could get some oil into that tiny hole.  It helped free up the shaft so it would spin easily, but didn't entirely fix the needle fluctuation....................Thanks for your input...................MO

On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 5:54 PM, David L Orr <fe2orr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The speed head has an oil pad on the back side for lube on my 64

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On Feb 7, 2018, at 5:08 PM, Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Mine bounces when you vary speeds. I had a revelation that there is probably a spring on the cable end that acts like a damper to hold force against the cable. I was thinking of looking, some day, to see if it's broken, loose or disconnected.

On 6 Feb 2018 7:06 pm, "Steve Mick" <stevemick46@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thanks Paul for checking that out for me. I never thought of checking with C of C.  Grand Island isn't a very big town is it? 
 Cosmetically , my speedo looks great, but the needle is erratic to varying degree and I am pretty sure it is not in the cable drive , or the cable.  I lubed the tiny hole where the cable fits on the head- helped a little but did not fix. And I also want to set the odometer to 0's.................................MO

On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:01 PM, 'Paul L. http://1962to1965mopar.ornocar.org/ml-le' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse <1962to1965mopars@googlegroups.com> wrote:
Did a search and the guy also had a carburetor and tune-up shop listed at the same address.  A call to the G.I. chamber of commerce didn't give any definite info.  Just said they weren't sure if he was in business anymore.  Is it mechanical or cosmetic repair you need?

Paul L.

.ing for someone in the Omaha area that can fix my 64 Dodge Speedometer head.  There used to be a place up there many years ago. Can't find them.  In the Car Council book, there was an ad from a guy at Grand Island , Ne. but phone call results in recording  the phone has been dis-connected.  No listing in the white pages for him.  I would rather not send it to someplace a long ways away.. Any input?.........Thanks.......................MO

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