Speedo has packed up!!!

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Speedo has packed up!!!

Post by Adam » Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:08 pm

Hi there, just looking for some info, i'm currently bidding and winning the Black TZD on Ebay, just checked and the seller has said the sppeedo went right round and back and is now not working, is this just a cable change or are there other possible causes? I hope I win it!!!!! :lol: :D
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1988 19DTR
1991 17TZD
1987 19GTI (Dads)
1992 17DTR (Mums)
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1991 19TGD
1991 TZD Turbo (Breaking)
"Graculus" 1990 TGD Turbo (Restoring)

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Post by Mr B » Mon Jun 19, 2006 6:34 am

The cable is in 2 sections with a join just above the gearbox. The long sections goes from this joint, through the bulkhead to the speedo. This part has probably snapped. Even if its the speedo head its not the end of the world as someone on here could sort you out with a S/H one. Good look with the bidding!
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Post by Adam » Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:52 pm

Many thanks, i'll be digging out and dusting of the Haynes Manual me thinks!!!!
Previously Owned
1988 19DTR
1991 17TZD
1987 19GTI (Dads)
1992 17DTR (Mums)
Currently
1991 19TGD
1991 TZD Turbo (Breaking)
"Graculus" 1990 TGD Turbo (Restoring)

tim leech

Post by tim leech » Mon Jun 19, 2006 4:59 pm

Is it a big job to change the cable? Mine jumps all over the place, Ken very kindly changed the last one for me but as hes no longer around I may have to do it myself! :shock:

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Post by Mr B » Mon Jun 19, 2006 6:45 pm

Never had the pleasure but I would imagine the speedo binicle has to come out along with the tray in the top of the dash and the glovebox. Then double jointed arms/fingers would help :twisted:
1991 Landrover Discovery
1995 VW Golf SE