If you have a compressor you might try blasting a shot of air through
the cable. sort of like a big dart gun. You take the air blower
atachment, put it on the cable, wrap it with a rag and shoot. might
> My speedometer stopped working suddenly, diagnosis broken cable. Ordered and
> received new cable (marked made in U.K., hope it's decent). Removed old
> cable to find that it had actually broken in 2 places - one of which was
> right at the connection to the gearbox. Now I can't get the piece of the
> shaft out - it severed flush with the end of the threaded part, and I have
> not been able to grab it with sufficient purchase to perform the extraction.
> I've tried needle nosed pliers, vice grips, wire cutters, all to no avail.
> An awkward spot to get at.
> Could it somehow be frozen/stuck in there? Should I spray in some WD-40 to
> try and loosen it up? Has anyone a magic answer/solution/hint/idea for me?
> Thanks in advance,
> Doug Ingram
> Victoria BC
> 1958 Frogeye