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Re: ADVANCING odo mileage?

> I've been wanting to do this on my car for a while; the speedo was
> replaced a while ago because of a dash rattle (it wasn't the cause), and
> I've always wondered if there's an easy way to advance the mileage so
> that the odo reflects an accurate amount.

I've done this a couple of times, after repairing slipping odometers and
after getting a 120 mph speedo for my coupe.  What I did after
calculating that I would have to leave the cordless drill hooked up to
the input for 27 hours was dismantle the axle shaft the numbers are on
and realign them.  This is quite finicky.  very easy to get them off by
1/2 turn.  I only pulled one end of the shaft free, enough to disengage
the high place digits from each other and the input gearing.  I'd give
more details but it's been a while.  Abrading the metal shaft helps stop
the drive gear from slipping if it's not cracked already, BTW.

Huw Powell
HUMAN Speakers
79,80,81,*82*,83,84,85,86,87,88,97 Audi Coupe (GT)...