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Re: speedometer and odometer trouble

To: "Barney Gaylord" <>,
Subject: Re: speedometer and odometer trouble
From: "Andrew B. Lundgren" <>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 20:44:03 -0700
You might want to try these guys:

They emailed me asking to be on the parts list some time ago.  They are
in india, (long trip for a speedo part...)  They might sell them.  If
you do contact them and they don't have anything of value to us let me
know and I will pop them from my parts page....

On Sat, 16 Feb 2002 00:47:01 -0600, Barney Gaylord wrote:

>Now the bad news is that this condition is terminal, as the phenolic gear 
>is damaged.  The worse news is that those little phenolic gears are not 
>available as replacement parts, and are generally only found as donor parts 
>in other used instruments.  Your speedometer will need to be disassembled 
>for a thorough cleaning (and re-lube) of the odometer mechanism, and the 
>damaged gear will have to be replaced.  For a more detailed description of 
>how the instruments works, check here:
>This information is specific to the MGA speedometer, but the basics are the 
>same, only the number of teeth on the gears is changed to affect the 
>required reduction ratio for your car.

Andrew Lundgren

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