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      Hike to RI

      If you're willing to hike I have an 81 diesel. 4 door 4 speed with about 120k on a strong engine.
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      FYI ... M6x100 seemed to do the trick. Was able...

      FYI ... M6x100 seemed to do the trick. Was able to pick up a hex head at the local hardware store. As for length ... stuck the screw driver in and when a tad shorter to make sure it wouldn't bottom...
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      Thanks Wabbit. It like you said must have had a...

      Thanks Wabbit. It like you said must have had a small gab. Took it out a few more times and felt it "pop" in. So the speedo works! I'll have to take it apart some day in the future to fix the...
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      With the cluster out I was able to spin the...

      With the cluster out I was able to spin the sender with my fingers and the speedo needle would move. I am just trying to figure if the other end of the cable is actually getting turned in the engine.
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      1981 Diesel Speedometer Issues

      So I bought an 81 Diesel (Currently named Marla (nothing sexy about the name Marla and nothing sexy about this car .... yet)) Speedometer doesn't seem to be working I replaced the cable and gear...
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      wouldnt happen to know the size if the bolt that...

      wouldnt happen to know the size if the bolt that is supposed to hold the speedo cable in the transaxle area would ya? low an behold .... mine wasn't there:confused:
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      Thanks Cup. Parts are in the mail then all I'll...

      Thanks Cup. Parts are in the mail then all I'll need is a nice weekend.
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      I'll be ripping mine apart. No where near a dd...

      I'll be ripping mine apart. No where near a dd yet but i also cant get it registered/inspected with out them. Plus I have nothing to loose. :what:
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      Any luck on this? I have an 81 where with only...

      Any luck on this? I have an 81 where with only idiot lights working ... if even all of them do. No speedo, odo, clock or gas.
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      Still available?

      Still available?
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