In my experience, the speedo will actually be different if you want it
to read correctly. IIRC the OD speedo is a 1280 speedo, I think the
other is a 1000. The cable length didn't cause me any grief however.
Chad Cooper wrote:
> Yes the overdrive wiring is there, don't know the color. It can be
> found under the hood with a little digging. The speedo will be the
> same but you will need a different cable the OD one is longer.
> oliver wrote:
>> question - i have a 73 cbb, and i just picked up an overdrive tranny
>> from a
>> 71 (a whole parts car, in fact, so if you need something . . .)
>> anyway, i
>> didn't mean for this to be a commercial. my real question is whether
>> speedo, which i believe is an overdrive speedo, will fit in the 73
>> any big deal. unless i am mistaken, the tranny is a pretty simple swap.
>> the car came with two drive shafts (extra power!), one attached to
>> the diffy
>> and one on the back shelf. does anyone know whether the overdrive
>> was put in all cars, just not hooked up?
>> many thanks!