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Thunderbird Year. 1955. Dec 18, 2020. #3. Attached is an article I wrote that addresses lubricating the speedometer cable and speedometer head on my 1955 Thunderbird. Perhaps this article will help you with the problems you are having on your 1962 Thunderbird. doug7740. 1955 Thunderbird Blue.Shop for Help Speedometer Cable 10104 with confidence at AutoZone.com. Parts are just part of what we do. Get yours online today and pick up in store. ... Lubricant/Grease; Tool Set; Hand Cleaner; Related Models. Honda Accord Speedometer Cable; Honda Civic Speedometer Cable; Ford F150 Speedometer Cable; Toyota Corolla Speedometer Cable;The graphite lube that I used made for speedo cables came in a tube mixed with alcohol. The alcohol carried the powdered graphite all the way to the other end of the cable. The alcohol evaporates leaving the dry graphite inside to lubricate the cable. Disconnect both ends and pour it in from the top. When it comes out the bottom end, you know ...

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A grease car can save you a lot of money on fuel, but can it also cost you in fines from the government? Learn about grease car legality and the EPA. Advertisement ­With so many st...Hang the cable and drip it till it comes out the other end. You can do the same with the drive unit. Just remove it and lube it really good. The dri-slide is a liquid with graphite in it, after you drip it into what ever you're working on, the carrier liquid evaporates leaving a coating of graphite behind.I DID lube the speedometer cable on my 1988 Mazda truck, and that helped. _____ 1970 VW (owned since 1972) and 1971 VW Convertible (owned since 1976), second owner of each. The '71 now has the 1835 engine, swapped from the '70. Second owner of each. 1988 Mazda B2200 truck, 1998 Frontier, 2014 Yukon, 2004 Frontier King Cab.Product Details. Part No. 03344. Warranty Details ( LIMITED LIFETIME REPLACEMENT) Our Speedometer Cable Lubricant keeps the speedometer cable functioning properly, preventing the speedometer cable from binding up and protecting against false readings and related tickets and fines. Product Features:A speedometer cable lubrication tool 10, FIG. 1, used in lubricating an automotive-type speedometer cable without removing the cable from its casing is provided. This device is intended to be screw attached to the transmission end of the speedometer cable in sealing engagement therewith. A hand grease gun with a standard alemite type fitting is ...C3 Tech/Performance - Speedometer cable - use oil or grease? - My speedometer on my '81 makes huge jumps, specially when driving slow. We just came back from a 350 mile cruise and initially the speedometer did not indicate anything above 45 mph, regardless how fast we were going, and during the last 60 miles, it quit...Last time I cleaned and re-lubed the cable up with graphite grease and powder. Bit of the needle jumping on the way up. Then it really sticks from 65+ and jumps around. I also lubed the speedo shaft with machine oil and graphite oil. No resistance in the speedo when I had it going in a few weeks so l ago.There are lots of ideas about what lubricant to use. Some people use white lithium grease, some use graphite (which can be pretty messy), or an oil based speedometer cable lube. I have an old tube of that from any years ago. It has a very thin grease consistency. I fully coat the lower 6" or so of the cable and insert it back into the housing.Speedometer Cable Lube - 2oz - HM175 Mr. Speedometer Inc $29.60 CAD. Speedometer Cable Lubricant White lithium grease for use in flexible shaft inner core Lubricates and prevents binding and twisting. $29.60 CAD. Quick shop Add to cart Sort by Featured Best selling ...Maintenance. Speedometer Cable Lube: Speedometer cables can irritate when you see the erratic gyrations from the speedometer’s needle. The problem appears severe and could lead one to believe that the engine could be the cause. The speedometer twisting cable usually causes the issue, or if the cable is no longer lubricated.Maintenance. Speedometer Cable Lube: Speedometer cables can irritate when you see the erratic gyrations from the speedometer’s needle. The problem appears severe and could lead one to believe that the engine could be the cause. The speedometer twisting cable usually causes the issue, or if the cable is no longer lubricated.Re: Speedometer cable replacement 1976 Spitfire-1500. Just finished clutch replacement. When I removed the speedo cable from trans the forked clamp had the "talons" facing away from the trans towards the left side of car. When I reassembled the same way the speedo worked for about 20 seconds.Bob Brown. Moderator. Oct 16, 2018. #2. Use white Lithium grease on the flexible cable. Easiest is to extract the cable, put a liberal coat of grease over it and re-insert. The cable sheath itself sort of limits what you can apply.Chrysler speedometer cable lube was quite stiff. Pull the top end down where you can see it then pull the cable out, clean it, and reinstall it. Fill the "funnel" on the cable housing with lube and as you reinsert the cable "twirl" the cable in, capturing as much lube as possible. When about 8-12" remains, stop refilling the funnel so as to not ...Breeze3at. 6632 posts · Joined 2013. #3 · Jun 28, 2013. Cable drive speedo's need periodic lube of the inner cable. Of course you have to remove the outer fairing to get to it. When unscrewed from the speedo, the inner pulls out from the top. It should be square at both ends. If not damaged, grease it up and reinstall, making sure there are ...37. Sep 8, 2008. #4. I decided to lube it up just in case. I removed the cable from the black protective sleeve. It appeared to have a small amount of oil/grease on it. I went ahead and used a small tube of lubricant that a buddy of mine had that came with a new speedometer cable that he bought. It came with 2 tubes and he only used one.3108 posts · Joined 2003. #2 · Nov 9, 2009. When it is disconnected from the speedo at the top - you can just pull the cable out easily. When you replace it, twist it a bit to let it go back into the speedo gear in the trans. I use an anti-sieze lube to re-lube it. OLDED - It's STOCK if it's made by GM and it fits!Step 5. Pull the cable gently out of the housing with the pliers. Soak the inside of the cable housing again with carburetor cleaner and let it drain. Compare the length of the new cable with the old cable. Make sure they are the same length and have identical slot ends. Lubricate the new cable with lithium grease, spreading a medium-thick coat ...Ideally: 1) get the sleeve routed, then run the cable through it. 2) fit the cable in to the trans as deep and true as you can (square peg, square hole, fully seated) then tighten the cable nut (a tiny turn with pliers to snug it is OK) 3) get the cable started true in the speedo head, then hand/finger tight to ensure you don't get any ...I'm working on reinstalling the speedometer cable today but thought I'd clean it up first and lubricate it. According to past posts it appears graphite lubricant is preferred for the cable itself. ... Speedometer cable lubrication. E-Type. RickHughes (Rick Hughes) February 15, 2017, 7:30pm 1. I'm working on reinstalling the speedometer cable ...67 has the screw-on connector behind the speedo. It's a tough reach to get to the back of the speedo. You may have to loosen the instrument panel and pull it out a bit to access the rear of the speedo. As said, remove the instrument cluster and pull the drive cable out to grease it or maybe a spray lube down the casing.Pioneer Speedometer Cable CA-3001. Part # CA-3001. SKU # 15972. Year Warranty. Check if this fits your vehicle. Select store. for pickup availability. Standard Delivery by June 01. Add TO CART.

Spray The Lubricant In The Funnel. Lube and work the cable to speed up the process. ©Motorcyclist. Add some lube to the funnel (about a tablespoon) and hold the cable vertically so that gravity ...Re: Speedometer cable. #2 by Dick Weiss » Tue May 06, 2014 1:50 am. Depending on the age (s) of either/both cables, the speedo cable can't be taken apart like the tach cable which is R & R'd from the front end and lightly lubed w/a light-weight moly grease--make sure the rear end has a good seal in the drive shaft and the shim to …This is information about the speedometer/brake cable grease Ford recommends. The part number indicates they started using this grease in 1955 Motorcraft® Part Number B5A-19581-A No information. All replacement lubricants marked B5A-19581-A appears to be Graphite Oil used on older models. From Dennis Carpenter Speedometer Cable Lube 1932 - 96The procedure used is to clean & inspect the cable then insert it back into the flex conduit for 1/3 of it's length then lube the other 2/3s of the cable as it is inserted into the casing. The lubricant tends to walk itself toward the drive end while in service. This way, the lube won't get into the instrument.

Speedometer Cable Lubricant; Special Graphite Type; Great For Metal-To-Metal Applications; Reduces Wear; Decreases Noise; 1/2 Fluid Oz. Bottle . This speedometer cable lubricant is a special graphite-type lube ideal for speedometers or other metal-to-metal applications such as hinges, tailgate cables, latches, regulators, lock cylinders, …Powdered graphite for speedo cable lube. Jump to Latest Follow 7K views 9 replies 7 participants last post by Shep Oct 19, 2012. chilimac Discussion starter 1969 posts · Joined 2012 Add to quote; Only show this user #1 · Oct 17, 2012. I'm expecting delivery of a new speedometer cable today. ...A crucial component for accurate speedometer reading, Dorman's Speedometer Cable is designed for long-lasting reliability. It's constructed of high-quality steel with a metal core, and encased in tough plastic housing. Speedometer lubricant included (where applicable) Available in various sizes and lengths. Direct replacement for a proper fit ...…

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To lube these cables, Jack up the LF wheel. Disconnect the cable at the speedo. Fill the metal expanded portion on the speedo end with a lightweight oil. Spin the LF wheel, in one direction it will draw the oil into the cable. Another option: years ago a tool was sold that hooked up to the trans end of Chevy cables.We would like to show you a description here but the site won't allow us.The old grease gets tight and packed up causing erratic bouncing and restricting of new cable. The worst part is probably pulling the speedo without scratching something. Anyway get the junk out , put a little grease in the back of speedo ,should be good to go

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Location: Bucks County, PA. #5. 06-21-2019, 01:21 PM. I use A drop of oil or a dab of white lithium grease. We also cleaned the cable and lubed it with the graphite cable lube. Location: Wappingers Falls, New York, USA. The speedometer wasn't moving as it should so we pulled it out and found that it was just gummed up with dirt and crud.In this instructable video, I attempt to fix a bouncing tachometer needle by cleaning and lubricating the tachometer cable on my Honda Nighthawk CB450SC motorcycle. The tachometer would bounce at both idle and at speed. Tools: Tools and Parts Cleaning Spray. Silicone Lubricant. This cable is guaranteed to be the best quality curLike. B. Baltobonneville. 11801 posts · Joined 2006 you do not ever use fluid lubrication for speedo cables. You have to use dry graphite, and it usually lasts a good 5-10 years or more. The problem with fluid lubricants is that they tend to eventually get stiff, and not stay where they are supposed to. You can try and get some graphite and squirt some into the cable end where the speedo is located. there IS an oil seal , in the adapter between the ge Been doin it that way ever since. Grease is soo "sticky", and it won't flow thru and clean the crud out like oil will. I agree that a brand new cable will be lubed with that red grease, but a brand new cable is nice and clean inside too, a 35 y o one isn't, and grease and dirt will make a sticky mess, where oil and dirt will just make an oily mess! Dec 24, 2018 · Reaction score. 119. Location. NLike. B. Baltobonneville. 11801 posts · JoinVery often, the original speedometer in you 1 - 24 of 31 results for Speedometer Cables & Parts (Universal) Compare Refine. All Pick Up in Store Ship to Home Sort By: Compare. Dorman HELP! Speedometer Cable - 03368. Part #: 03368 Line: MTM. Limited Lifetime Warranty. Length (in): ...I went the full 9 yards and took the whole cable off, degreased it and blew it off with compressed air, and used expensive synthetic grease from work. There's not a lot of load or heat here, so the kind of grease probably doesn't matter. This can all be done without removing the outer part of the cable from the firewall or the speedometer. Obviously the speedometer cable gets a lot more use. and a lot more we Hi Folks, Just got my Speedometer back from MoMa and wondering if anyone has used Superlube with teflon to lube the cable. Growing up we always used Vasoline, but since then I've tried graphite and white lithium but just got to wondering before I put my beautiful speedo back in… Appreciate your thoughts in advance, Cheers, LLynn PS: Looks like MoMa did a very nice rebuild-looks brand new ... NC. Aug 19, 2014. #20. I had the same problem an[I've had success with silicon spray luShop Speedometers & Cables for your 1968-1982 C3 Cor W200 1977 speedometer diagnosis. Jump to Latest Follow. 9K views 18 replies 4 participants last post by labordan Sep 29, 2015. labordan Discussion starter. 49 posts · Joined 2014. #1 · Mar 26, 2015. hit another little stump. speedometer jumping around a bit but seems to hit a lot in about the right area @35-60 mph.Re: RE; Speedometer cable lubrication. by WingAdmin » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:42 pm. Yup, have a look at How to remove and replace your speedometer cable - it gives step-by-step instructions. What I would suggest is to remove the top end, and spray graphite lubricant into it until it starts to drip out the bottom. Then reinstall.