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Post Post subject: speedometer cable instal
Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 04:19 PM
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hey guys,the baja project has been slow moving but my dad and i are going strong on it again.
we put a disc brake conversion on the front and i cant get the speedometer cable thru the freekin spindle..we must have spent an hour last night trying to get it thru that hole...chewed up some of the plastic casing on the cable to..the cable is new..is there a trick to this ...it gets about halfway thru and stops ...thanks..

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Sounds silly, but did you remove the E clip at the end?

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Post Post subject: Re: speedometer cable instal
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Sounds like some corrosion in the hole. or an old piece of plastic from the old cabe. You have 2 options, get a long drill bit the right size and drill through it, or the less desirable way is to remove the plastic from the new cable and silicone it in to keep the moisture off of it and keep it from spinning..


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Post Post subject: Re: speedometer cable instal
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it has a brand new spindle ,which came with the disc brake conversion .and the cable is new to..

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Maybe there is a burr in the cable hole, I would get e long bit and go through it once, that should cure the problem.


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Post Post subject: Re: speedometer cable instal
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Definitely chase the hole. Can you shine a light through for one side and see if there's a blockage or other fun stuff? I the same problem when I installed my drop spindles. Something gunky from the manufacturing process was lodged in the speedo hole, and i just chased the hole and all was well.


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ill try that later on today...thanks guys..

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