[Vwdiesel] Funky Odo
r.c.brown at ieee.org
Sun Jun 26 15:33:32 EDT 2005
Libbybapa at wmconnect.com wrote:
> After getting Roger's post I was inspired to attempt fixing of the original
> odo. After taking it apart it was aparent that it was not the same setup as
> described on his link. One worm gear was plastic, the remaing gears were all
> metal. It was obvious after playing with it that one metal gear inside the
> whole number assembly would spin on the shaft. I could not see any way to remove
> that particular gear without removing the gauge face, and speedo needle. Big
> can of worms there IMO. Soooo, long story long, can a jetta speedo replace
> the quantum's? It has the same plastic clip on the end of the speedo cable, and
> tire size is the same, so I can't see any reason why not.
Not sure on the swap, but it is fairly easy to pop the needle and face off the speedo. I know folks with A2s find that a pair
of needle nose pliers work well to roughen up the shaft to keep the gear from slipping.
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