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Re: [oletrucks] speedometer dilemma continues

To: wayne@chevytrucks.org, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] speedometer dilemma continues
From: Ie61pah@aol.com
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 11:03:56 EDT
In a message dated 5/16/03 9:58:00 AM Central Daylight Time, 
wayne@chevytrucks.org writes:

> I'm not really sure what part you removed, but if you put the cable into 
> the part you did remove and the cable won't turn and appears frozen--you'll 
> have to take it apart and see. I think off the tailshaft is a long metal 
> rod with gears on the end that mesh with the tailshaft and the other end 
> meshes with the drive gear, the drive gear turns the calibration gear and 
> this gear is where the speedo cable goes into. Here's a link to an exploded 
> view of a 4 speed tranny--although your may differ the concept is pretty 
> much the same..
> http://www.dandltransmission.com/trans-expl.jpg
> Notice item 48-49-50 in the bottom right corner...  On this tranny the 
> speedo cable goes directly into this shaft--as far as I can tell. The 
> tailshaft turns this  shaft and you get speed feedback. Other trannies have 
> plastic gear sets that can be change if the speedo is reading 
> incorrectly..        --wayne

  Hey Wayne, since you have so much free time lately, why don't you just 
drive over and fix it for her?  :)
                                                 Pat Hollister '58 step
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