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I finally got a chance to pull my gauge cluster and fix my seized speedometer. Put in a new speedo cable through the firewall first. I had to spend a lot of time washing it out with wd40 and spinning back and forth before I finally felt it was not binding and was smooth. Put a drop of sewing machine oil in the hole and put it all back together.

Speedo is working again, very slight jitter on the needle at 50+ mph but that might be normal if I recall.

Can I just say I hope it lasts a good long time because that is not a job I want to do again anytime soon.
 

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sounds good bobby. :tu
 

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Like I always say at work, the second time I do it I'll be faster!
 

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Next up is putting in the heater control valve you so kindly sent me, and mainseal (gulp), and dual manual master cylinder.
 

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50 miles and it is still working thankfully. This is the only car that I WANT to see miles piling up on the odometer. Need to know how far I am going since the top end rebuild, and obviously for maintenance monitoring.
 

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Very cool! Just keep and ear and eye on the speedo. Future screeching noise means you need to go a little deeper in the speedo. Wildly jiggering means the same thing.
 

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Very cool! Just keep and ear and eye on the speedo. Future screeching noise means you need to go a little deeper in the speedo. Wildly jiggering means the same thing.
If this one goes anytime soon, I'm putting in a new one, pulling clusters is not the kind of thing I want to do on a regular basis~
 

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I finally got a chance to pull my gauge cluster and fix my seized speedometer. Put in a new speedo cable through the firewall first. I had to spend a lot of time washing it out with wd40 and spinning back and forth before I finally felt it was not binding and was smooth. Put a drop of sewing machine oil in the hole and put it all back together.

Speedo is working again, very slight jitter on the needle at 50+ mph but that might be normal if I recall.

Can I just say I hope it lasts a good long time because that is not a job I want to do again anytime soon.
Blue and White 57 looks nice
 
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