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Old 04-12-2021, 07:53 PM   #1
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Default Speedometer Cable Good or Bad

Is the tab on my cable bad? I have a feeling it is but I would like your opinions.

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Old 04-12-2021, 09:33 PM   #2
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the tab looks good. what make you think it could be bad.
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Old 04-12-2021, 10:50 PM   #3
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the tab looks good. what make you think it could be bad.
The ends of the tab are rounded and one end has a chip
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Old 04-13-2021, 07:44 AM   #4
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There's not much of strain, if it's well lubed!
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Old 04-13-2021, 08:39 AM   #5
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Looks good to me too. Does it fit OK ?
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Old 04-13-2021, 03:25 PM   #6
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What should the cable be lubed with?
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Old 04-13-2021, 08:25 PM   #7
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All the vendors sell the lube. You might want to order a new cable and put an end to your troubles while you’re at it.
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Old 04-13-2021, 10:21 PM   #8
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All the vendors sell the lube. You might want to order a new cable and put an end to your troubles while you’re at it.
I agree with you. I turned the cable by hand and it feels like its binding up inside so I ordered a new one. It was just $29 at Mike's and i hope it solves my problems.

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I agree with you. I turned the cable by hand and it feels like its binding up inside so I ordered a new one. It was just $29 at Mike's and i hope it solves my problems.

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I think that was a very smart move on your part, good luck ! Wayne
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Old 04-16-2021, 04:14 PM   #10
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I think that was a very smart move on your part, good luck ! Wayne
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I put on the new Cable on and the Speedometer works. I had a kink in the old one but the inner cable was good. Long story short you were right and thanks for the advise.

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Old 04-16-2021, 04:28 PM   #11
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I put on the new Cable on and the Speedometer works. I had a kink in the old one but the inner cable was good. Long story short you were right and thanks for the advise.

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You were right Ron, you just needed a nudge! We all need a nudge at times! Good luck, enjoy and be safe! Wayne
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