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Re: Speedo Palsy

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Subject: Re: Speedo Palsy
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2001 19:52:33 -0700
I don't see how it could be the tranny end; I suspect it's the speedo
internals. Mine does the same. I just live with it.

on 9/9/01 1:27 PM, Mark and kathy LaPierre at

> Listers,
> I have been following the threads on speedo and tach. problems, but
> didn't see a fix for  this problem yet.
> This is on my 76 MGB with O/D.   At around 40 miles an hour the needle
> starts to fluctuate considerably.  I have swapped to  a good gauge, cables,
> and cleaned and even swapped out the junction counter box between the upper
> cable and lower cable.  I even tried a new longer pre emissions O/D cable.
> I cleaned and checked the condition of the drive pinion gear in the side of
> the trany.
> Nothing I have done will stabilized my needle above 40 miles an hour.
> To you trany people, is there anything inside the transmission that
> could cause this and if so why above 40 and not below.
> Thanks,   Mark


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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