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Unread 01-18-2012, 12:50 PM   #16
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Those 2 stores didn't have vehicle specific ones, only the universal trim-to-fit inserts.

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Unread 01-18-2012, 01:09 PM   #17
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Those 2 stores didn't have vehicle specific ones, only the universal trim-to-fit inserts.
I think I'm needing a69 inch
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Unread 02-05-2012, 01:43 AM   #18
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Well I went with the 69 inch it fit great but now the little bar running from the speedo needle broke now I'm waiting for new speedo guts to arrive to see how it is really working but the funny thing is my fuel gauge started working soon as speedo stopped, crazy right
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Unread 02-05-2012, 09:13 AM   #19
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sounds like a jeep.
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Unread 02-05-2012, 02:40 PM   #20
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It spends like a jeep too!!!!!
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Unread 02-05-2012, 04:35 PM   #21
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the brass thing in the back of my speedometer is striped out I have no idea why it did this
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Unread 02-05-2012, 04:44 PM   #22
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the brass thing in the back of my speedometer is striped out I have no idea why it did this
When my cable broke I think it binded up and broke mine and the fact that it was 40 years old doesn't help
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Unread 02-05-2012, 05:36 PM   #23
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when you replace the whole head, don't $#!+can it. Go down to Hobby Lobby and get a set of clock works,.
It makes a Helluva nice desk clock, particularly since it's yours.
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Unread 02-05-2012, 05:44 PM   #24
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when you replace the whole head, don't $#!+can it. Go down to Hobby Lobby and get a set of clock works,.
It makes a Helluva nice desk clock, particularly since it's yours.
I'm just replacing the inner workings
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Unread 02-10-2012, 03:41 PM   #25
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I've replaced the head and cable now and it's really bouncy but it is working how do I get the bounce out is it the head or is it the cable
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Unread 02-10-2012, 03:49 PM   #26
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jamie, if you give up and wanna risk postage, I took one out of my 74 that was one of the things I replaced before I ever drove it 10 ft (rebuilt the whole dash) If you want I'll send you mine to try. (you pay frt.)
If it works, keep it and send me your junker back. If not send me mine, Or use 2 and make one. Whatever, you get the picture. I just changed everything in the dash.
Just an offer if it will help.
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Unread 02-10-2012, 04:00 PM   #27
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jamie, if you give up and wanna risk postage, I took one out of my 74 that was one of the things I replaced before I ever drove it 10 ft (rebuilt the whole dash) If you want I'll send you mine to try. (you pay frt.)
If it works, keep it and send me your junker back. If not send me mine, Or use 2 and make one. Whatever, you get the picture. I just changed everything in the dash.
Just an offer if it will help.
So you think it's the cable not the new head
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Unread 02-10-2012, 05:55 PM   #28
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what you describe TYPICALLY is the cable. Cable has all kinds of twists and turns on it's way to head and is turning in a 360 degree circle inside a housing. It's like as it turns it hits a tight spot, like tight,loose,tight, loose, and so on.
Again everyone's guessing but that's my bet.
BTW did you just REPLACE the cable w/ new or remove, clean and lube, and reinstall.
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Unread 02-10-2012, 06:56 PM   #29
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what you describe TYPICALLY is the cable. Cable has all kinds of twists and turns on it's way to head and is turning in a 360 degree circle inside a housing. It's like as it turns it hits a tight spot, like tight,loose,tight, loose, and so on.
Again everyone's guessing but that's my bet.
BTW did you just REPLACE the cable w/ new or remove, clean and lube, and reinstall.
Reply I just replaced it I'm going to by graphite lube in the morning see what effects I can cause and I'll repost. maybe this thread will have a happy ending ?
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Unread 02-10-2012, 07:41 PM   #30
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Reply I just replaced it I'm going to by graphite lube in the morning see what effects I can cause and I'll repost. maybe this thread will have a happy ending ?
I have nothing to add, other than to quote this for making me fall on the floor laughing. What can I say, Im in a silly mood.
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