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Speedometer gear replacement.
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mikeycrum14  



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

try krazy glue. seems to work well in these situations.
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Ozzie  



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mikeycrum14 wrote:
try krazy glue. seems to work well in these situations.

tried that, lasted a few months.
I am about to pull it out again while changing the cable (always had a jumping needle)
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

krazy glue... works wonders.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

apologize for the double post*

have you tried maybe taking the gear off and sanding the pin to rough it up, then glue inside the gear, press it on, and then put huge glue drops on the ends and let one dry then flip over and repeat for the other side of the gear.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes, used a small grinding tool.
Thinking I might deform the end (flatten with hammer) slightly
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

there you go just don't break the gear, they are a pain to find replacements for.
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 8:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ozzie - I recently had the same red odometer gear shift inward and not make contact with the gear driving the odometer/trip odometer counters. The red gear was not actually loose on the shaft. Over time the entire shaft had shifted inward causing the red gear to disengage with the counter gear. I simply used a small flat-tip screwdriver to shift the red gear and shaft outward until the red gear lined up exactly over the middle of the counter gear. Everything works fine now.



Many years ago I had the same problem with a previously owned 924S. That time the red gear actually was a bit loose on the shaft. I slid the gear off of the shaft, put a tiny dab of glue in the center hole of the gear and slid it back onto the shaft aligned exactly over the middle of the counter gear. I let the glue dry overnight and everything worked fine for several years until I sold that car.
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Ozzie  



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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 9:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I put a small spacer behind the red gear to stop moving in last time.
I will know more when I get it apart next time. (got bigger problems with freeze plugs ATM)
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