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Technical Forums => Maintenance and Modifications => Topic started by: Willie_B on January 08, 2019, 06:25:34 PM

Title: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: Willie_B on January 08, 2019, 06:25:34 PM
For the moke redo I wanted to change the internals of the speedo so it would work right with the change of diff ratio. So it all can apart for cleaning and changes. I had several to use for spares and parts. Learned that are several differences between early and later ones. Even took the odo all the way apart to clean and reset. Used a drill to test the odo, only took three tries for it to work right. Repainted the inside hoping for more light for the face. The internals got changed from a 14something tpm to a 1280 that will work with the 3.44fd. That unit was a direct swap over after the overhaul. Used a cheap tach from ebay to set the drill speed to 1280 and then put the needle on at 60mph mark. New glass, jewels and chrome bezel and back together. Extra points for whoever notices what little thing I added.
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: drmini on January 08, 2019, 08:19:44 PM
Red tip?
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: MiniDave on January 08, 2019, 08:40:38 PM
Turned out beautifully, and may even be fairly accurate!
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: velopackrat on January 08, 2019, 08:45:30 PM
Willy,

You're a freak.  But in a good way!  Awesome work.
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: Willie_B on January 08, 2019, 09:27:30 PM
drmini got it.

Tip of the needle has a dab of orange paint. The moke will be light blue with random orange bits, like the seat belts.
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: MPlayle on January 08, 2019, 10:02:55 PM
Going with the old Gulf livery color scheme?
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: Willie_B on January 09, 2019, 02:56:41 AM
Going with the old Gulf livery color scheme?

Sorta, no stripes though.
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: Jimini II on January 09, 2019, 11:22:51 AM
Nice work Brad.
Title: Re: Speedometer rebuild and modification
Post by: 94touring on January 09, 2019, 12:30:05 PM
Very nice job.  You're accepting speedos to rebuild now right?  77.gif