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'63 RIV SPEEDOMETER REPAIR: TRANSMISSION?


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SPEEDOMETER REPAIR: NECESSARY TO REMOVE TRANSMISSION?

Hi, I'm new to the forum and really impressed with the wealth of knowledge here! Our family '63 Riviera's speedometer is not working. The local shop says it must drop the transmission to repair. Is that necessary? Thanks!

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Thank you for replying. I called. They suspect the gears at the transmission end of the cable. They don’t need to drop the transmission, but estimate 2.5 hours to get to the gears. They say they need to see the color to know which part to order. Any further comment would be great!

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Most likely a stripped driven gear. If your '63 is like most it will have a 3.23 gear ratio requiring a 17 tooth gear, hard ti find. IF the gear is stripped look for other problems causing it or you will be looking for another. Many '61 & '62 Full Size cars also had 3.23 rear gears so don't count them out.

 

 

Tom T.

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