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Speedo cable removal

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Post Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:25 am

Posts: 36
Should I be able to pull the inner speedo cable out from the rear wheel end in order to grease it up?
Or do I have to take off the speedo and remove the inner cable from that end?

Post Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:58 pm

Posts: 36
Also, is there anywhere that sells the little speedo drive gear that goes on the drive unit on the end of the speedo cable?
Or do I have to buy the whole unit?
It looks like my Dad at some stage over the years pressed a plastic gear onto the turned down remains of the original steel gear. Now the plastic gear has stripped.

Post Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:25 pm

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Post Fri Oct 21, 2011 4:28 am

Posts: 575
Location: devon,england
kurt sold them at 45parts depot ,might have to wait a bit...
Dude, check out that jibhead, he's crazy. Hasn't been sober for 40 years

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