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Post  barker on Sun 12 Mar - 20:23

on my way to my mates work shop yesterday my speedo stopped working

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Post  barker on Sun 12 Mar - 20:26

so when I got to his place I had a look at the front wheel , most surprised to see that the hub had moved around, the lug on the arm had jumped out of the grove in the brake plate

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Post  barker on Sun 12 Mar - 20:44

I put it back in but the boss looks warn , I have to write this and post in short bits or my computer seizes up on this site

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Post  JohnW on Mon 13 Mar - 0:54

barker wrote:I put it back in but the boss looks warn , I have to write this and post in short bits or my computer seizes up on this site

The 'boss' on the link arm is steel so I would not have thought that would wear, more likely the groove in the brake plate.

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Post  barker on Mon 13 Mar - 1:13

that's very true john , so I took the front wheel out to check it the speedo drive had snapped about 2 inches from the wheel, cleaned it all up must admit the boss does not look damaged nor the hub, only thing I can think is the wheel was not put back properly when I had a new tyre
any one got a speedo inner cable

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Post  JohnW on Mon 13 Mar - 2:09

barker wrote:that's very true john , so I took the front wheel out to check it  the speedo drive had  snapped about 2 inches from the wheel, cleaned it all up must admit the boss does not look damaged nor the hub, only thing I can think is the wheel was not put back properly when I had a new tyre
any one got a speedo inner cable  

Looks like the boss was not located in groove when wheel replaced, lucky it did not cause an accident. Others be warned Shocked

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Post  barker on Tue 14 Mar - 8:31

a lesson learned there john I will check if I have a wheel fitted again , anyway a more important question for you buffs ,, are all t80 speedo cables the same length as in 83 to 89years if so I will just pop in a new inner cable

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Post  barker on Wed 15 Mar - 3:16

new speedo cable arrived , but its 37 1/2 inches that's 2 inches shorter than the one on the bike never seen one at 39 inches on line

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Post  barker on Wed 15 Mar - 5:09

well my idea of just popping the inner cable in the old outer was a non starter when it turned out to be to short.
what a pain fitting the new cable, in the end I took the front off took the brake cable out of the stem dropped the speedo cable down the tube then the brake cable put the wheel in checked that the speedo worked and tightened everything up couldn't road test it as it was getting dark

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Post  barker on Wed 15 Mar - 20:29

road checked this morning everything works wont go any faster tho double checked that the wheel was fitted properly this time,
only thing I found this morning was I had forgotten to fit a split pin in the wheel spindle nut

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Post  adespin on Thu 16 Mar - 3:53

Naughty Boy !! Embarassed Embarassed
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Post  barker on Thu 16 Mar - 5:30

yes but I did notice it before I went out on the road

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Post  barker on Thu 16 Mar - 20:47

you have all this to come adespin when you put your bike back together, I surjest you think on how to route the cables well be for you put the forks on

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Post  adespin on Thu 16 Mar - 22:43

I've taken a zillion pictures of the bike during the stripdown so hopefully it won't be an issue. The paint has arrived, "Metallic Rocco Red".
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Post  barker on Fri 17 Mar - 4:34

best of luck how about some photos as it goes together and some notes as what not to do and what to do should save me a lot of head scratching when I do mine

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Post  barker on Sat 18 Mar - 2:55

just got back from a trip to Chichester Honda dealers 15 miles each way bike ran well speedo still worked when I got home so alls well one thing struck me on the trip that was how accurate is a t80 fuel gauge

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