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    Any way to see if a speedo works out of the car? Got a good deal on one and just came in the mail today. Original '28-29...

  • #2
    I use a phillips bit on a drill right on the back of it where the cable would screw on... the bit grabs it enough ... spin it in reverse if i recall
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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    • #3
      Awesome...thanks, Mitch!

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      • #4
        It works! Decent cosmetically. $70 is that good?

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        • #5
          yep that's a good price...
          3 ~ Tudor's
          Henry Ford said
          "It's all nuts and bolts"


          Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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          • #6
            I always roll the trip wheels to check the red tenths wheel. The black numbers are usually fine, but you can often see faded out red digits. About 15 years ago I was at the pre war swap meet in Iowa, and a guy had two mint 28-9 speedometers for $25 each. I didn't need one, so foolishly I didn't buy them. Good parts are good trading stock.

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            • #7
              Trip works great as well.

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              • #8
                i have a round northeast that i am trying to get 95.00
                3 ~ Tudor's
                Henry Ford said
                "It's all nuts and bolts"


                Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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                • #9
                  Straight line calculation:
                  1,000 cable RPM = 60MPH
                  750 cable RPM = 45MPH
                  500 cable RPM = 30MPH
                  250 cable RPM = 15MPH

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