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Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby spookefoote1956 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:32 pm

Hello again. Does anyone know of a source for spares for the speedo drive?

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Re: Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby Rob Harknett » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:03 pm

You may need to state what for, speedo drives came front & rear wheel , also gearbox, depending on year and model.

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Re: Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby spookefoote1956 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:09 pm

Thanks for your reply Rob. It's a rear wheel drive 2:1 for the wife's Cub. Where the cable goes in it's really round and the cable end only appears to engage when pushed totally in. However it doesn't maintain it's hold. So it's the cable engaging spindle that I'm concerned about.

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Re: Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby clive » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:59 pm

Hi Chris. The part you will need also has the worm drive on it. The earlier drives had a flat end which screwed on the later ones had a cone shaped end which was a force fit. Once removed it is easy to remove the drive with the worm. Bad news is you will probably have to search jumbles to find one, you then need to ensure its the correct ratio. I did find one about 15 years ago! Gaggs advertise the whole unit for £55. You can get a cheaper one from the same sources you get the cheaper Indian Smiths speedos from. Section members have bought them and found them ok.
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Re: Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby spookefoote1956 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:01 am

Much appreciated Clive. I'll take the old one apart and have a look then probably source a replacement from my usual vendor.

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Re: Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby ajscomboman » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:59 am

spookefoote1956 wrote:Much appreciated Clive. I'll take the old one apart and have a look then probably source a replacement from my usual vendor


That would naturally be the clubs parts service then, otherwise we're all just wasting time. :D

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Re: Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby spookefoote1956 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:16 am

ajscomboman wrote:
spookefoote1956 wrote:Much appreciated Clive. I'll take the old one apart and have a look then probably source a replacement from my usual vendor


That would naturally be the clubs parts service then, otherwise we're all just wasting time. :D


Of course because they stock 2:1 speedo drives :roll:
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Re: Smith Speedometer Drive Spares

Postby ajscomboman » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:46 pm

900631 No stock. :headbang:

I'll chase it up! :headbang: :headbang:

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