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[oletrucks] speedometer/'53

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Subject: [oletrucks] speedometer/'53
From: 237459N@knotes.kodak.com
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 16:43:25 -0400

From: W P. Fricke

I just replaced a chewed up drive gear to get my speedo and odo working
again, which it did...for a while. Everything worked like a charm but after
about 10 miles the needle got a little jumpy. Now the speedometer doesn't
work at all but the odometer does. This I don't understand.

Once the drive gear was replaced, I found it a little difficult to thread
both ends of the cable. At first I attached the cable to the drive gear but
couldn't get a thread started at the other end. So I reversed my efforts,
first threading the guage end. Same thing in reverse, I couldn't thread the
drive gear end. I ended up just getting a start at each end and tightened
up each once I got a start on them. Is this an indication I have either the
wrong cable or wrong speedo guage?

'53 5-window/4 on the floor/5th in the glove box
thriftmaster? loadmaster? who knows??

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