C1 Corvette Interior - Overhauling A Friend's '59 Vette, The Finale

Rob Sutter's '59 Gets A New Interior Plus Other Goodies To Finish Off What Started As A Simple Engine Swap

Dick Moritz Aug 4, 2009 0 Comment(s)
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Another common failure is a broken solder joint holding the spindle to the speed cup.

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Brian has sourced a secret supply of new speed cups that allow his team to make reliable, permanent repairs.

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All components must be reassembled in precisely the right order or the unit will not work properly and may, in fact, cause damage to newly-replaced parts.

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Pinpoint lubrication with a light machine oil helps prevent the "speedometer howl" so common in cars of the 50's and 60's.

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The field plate and speed cup are mounted to the frame, forming the foundation of the reassembled speedometer head assembly.

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Installation of the third worm is a precision step in the process.

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