Speedo sticks
59 in Calif
Posted 2017-09-08 1:49 PM (#547984)
Subject: Speedo sticks


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Hey Guys, 59 Chry speedo head. This is the 2nd time in 600 miles the speedo needle hangs up at 20 MPH. I didn't notice it until I was putting it in the garage from a short trip. What would be a good lube for this unit. I don't remember what I used the last time. There is a little tube like screw with a felt on the end of it. But it is really difficult to get to. And taking it out to work on is not an easy task either. Thanks, Jerry
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Powerflite
Posted 2017-09-08 1:58 PM (#547985 - in reply to #547984)
Subject: Re: Speedo sticks



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I use sewing machine oil. I don't know what is the right stuff to use though.
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1960fury
Posted 2017-09-08 3:10 PM (#547991 - in reply to #547984)
Subject: Re: Speedo sticks



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i use a mix of oil and teflon grease for almost 30 years. works great. i'm pretty sure my 60 speedo cable is still oe. i think sewing machine oil is way too thin!

Edited by 1960fury 2017-09-08 3:11 PM
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2017-09-08 11:15 PM (#548013 - in reply to #547991)
Subject: Re: Speedo sticks



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Oiling your speedo ?





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Lancer Mike
Posted 2017-09-09 12:08 AM (#548020 - in reply to #548013)
Subject: Re: Speedo sticks



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Holy cow! This thread went downhill fast!
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2017-09-09 2:24 AM (#548024 - in reply to #548020)
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Just Google "Speedo" and see what you get !
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