[ROVERNET - UK] Rover P6 speedo.

Larry lewill at ctcweb.net
Thu Apr 19 15:17:13 BST 2007

Thanks James, I've installed the new speedo. It works great except that it 
reads about 20mph low at 60mph. The gear is from  one unit and that speedo 
is from another spare. Could this cause some problems? They were in cars 
that I've had for over 20 years. Thanks, Larry
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Radcliffe" <j_radcliffe at hotmail.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 10:55 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Rover P6 speedo.

>> >
>>One more bit of advice, I broke a few speedo cables quite a few times back
>>in 2000, so I concluded that there must be something dragging in the
>>instrument cluster somewhere. I took it out and took it to Adelaide speedo
>>and gauge service, and all that was wrong was that there was a bit of 
>>stub stuck in the right angle drive in the back of the unit. You could put 
>>new cable in, but not very far, hence it would work briefly, and then 
> I just tried to take a Smiths right angle drive to Adelaide speedo and 
> gauge service to have it fixed, and have found that they have closed down. 
> It was a spare which had sat in my boot for many years, in the hope that 
> one day I would have time to take it there! Oh Bugger! Where to go now for 
> Rover cables, right angle drive, and speedo repair?
> James.
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