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    Ok so I went for a short cruise as my vehicle is not DMV approved yet. The rebuilt speed does not work. It bench tested beautifully with a drill. I insert cable in speedo first and then the underside. I have rear on jackstands and it will go for a second and its like the cable jumps out. I'm assuming the speedo end. Any suggestions?

  • #2
    Yes, the cable may be too short and need the spacer that often comes with the new one. Also, before chasing yer tail, remove the gasket from the turtle on the drive shaft and reinstall and see if that helps.
    You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!


    • Beauford
      Beauford commented
      Editing a comment
      It's the turtle..unscrewed speedo, put her in gear and gassed him. Cable not spinning. All this is new. Just operator error..hahaha

    • Beauford
      Beauford commented
      Editing a comment are a damn scholar! I removed gasket, put in high gear and cable spins!!! Thank you sir!!!

    • DaWizard
      DaWizard commented
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      If you are worried about the possible leak of schmoo by the lack of gasket, you can use a thin layer of your favorite sillycone to keep the schmoo in.

    • Beauford
      Beauford commented
      Editing a comment worries here! Took her up to 17mph in the garage. LOL Just have to put correct spring anti rattlers on tomorrow. Then the worst part. Fenders, hood, door alignment.(after my neighbor fixes my paint) Uggghhhh Got a bag of bolts with zero idea what goes where except rear fenders, running boards and hood shelves. I'll wing the rest...

  • #3
    Capture.JPG If the snap ring isn't in place on the drive shaft it will let the gear and thrust shift and make the teeth not touch. Just my thought!


    • Beauford
      Beauford commented
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      Good call! Yes I remembered vividly putting that on during assembly. Seems to be working at the moment! Thank you!

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