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Re: Speedometer Question

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Subject: Re: Speedometer Question
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 14:10:01 -0700
There is a little plastic sprocket that drives the speedo cable. My
understanding is that it is accessible from the exterior of the
transmission. You could look it up in the Moss catalog for a rough idea of
its location -- it's basically just the two screws on either side of where
the cable attaches.

on 4/25/01 12:14 PM, rexcats at wrote:

> HI
> We are having a problem with the Speedometer on the 79 MGB we are trying to
> restore.  We were able to hook the drill up to the Speedometer and it moves
> and can go different speeds the faster you press the drill, so we figure
> maybe the Speedometer is not broken because it seems to be moving fine, so
> last night we tried the same thing with the Speedometer cable and same thing
> it moves the speedometer too, we hooked the cable back up and the
> speedometer doesn't do anything now.  So could it be the part, the gear it
> hooks to inside the transmission ?  Is it possible to get inside there and
> fix that part without having to pull the transmission?  Still waiting for
> the manual to arrive!  Thanks for any advice on this!
> Lisa Ann
> 72 Midget owned 24 years
> 79 MGB trying to restore


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
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