Speedometer needle replacement

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  1. dart_68

    dart_68 Well-Known Member

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    The speedometer needle in my 73 dart has broken off the long end. Is it possible to replace the needle and who sells the needle?

    Thanks!
     
  2. cudamark

    cudamark FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    I've made a few out of scrap aluminum slivers and glued them on. I don't know any source for new ones. Maybe check with Instrument Specialties or Gcar to see if they make one.
     
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    • Jim Ward

      Jim Ward FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      I’m pretty sure I have a spare needle in the barn if you are interested?
       
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      dart_68 Well-Known Member

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      Thanks Jim. I went with Cudamark's suggestion and epoxied an 18 gauge aluminum wire where it broke off and painted it bright orange. Looks pretty good and you probably wouldn't notice it.
       
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      RedFish FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      If the needle weight is altered the instrument may need adjustment. Good luck with it.
       
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