EVERY other response I've gotten says the standard cable will
work. I'm hoping that (as Dave Massey said) the standard cable
will fit as long as I have the angle drive (which I do).
I looked in catalogs from TRF, Moss, Vicky Brit and Rimmers and
saw no other speedo cables listed. Do you have any part numbers
or references for these 'longer' cables? Thanks.
Dennis Culligan / 1976 TR6 CF57948U(O) - TR6IUMPH / Highland,NY /
email@example.com on 04/12/2000 01:55:09 PM
To: David Massey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
cc: Dennis N Culligan/Sterling Forest/IBM@IBMUS, "[unknown]"
Subject: Re: TR6 Speedo cable
The OD requires a different, and as you have already observed!, a longer
On Tue, 11 Apr 2000, David Massey wrote:
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> > I'm about to install a J-type OD transmission in my 1976 TR6. One of
> the first
> things I noticed was that the hook up for the speedo is on the passenger
> side of
> the OD transmission and on the driver's side on the old, non-OD box. It
> looks to
> me like the speedo cable is going to be short. Can the original cable be
> Does it have to be re-routed? Yes, I do have an EGR counter and hence,
> two piece speedo cable. All insights are appreciated, and thanks.
> Dennis Culligan / 1976 TR6 CF57948U - TR6IUMPH / Highland,NY /
> On all the TR6's you use the same cable as you would on a non-OD
> transmission but you need a $50 right angle drive adapter that fits on
> transmission. The stock cable is long enough if you route it over the
> of the trans housing. Check the parts catalogs for the right angle drive
> Dave Massey
> 71 TR6 with J-type OD (I know, I know. But I have a 73 frame so it does
James A. Ruffner