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rebuilt speedo

Discussion in 'Early Jeep Restoration and Research' started by ethansen, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. Oct 20, 2004

    ethansen Thor

    Littleton, Colorado
    Oct 3, 2004
    I recently purchased a very clean original 1966 cj5. About the only thing not original is the speedo. It has the new replacment in it. I did get the original. The problem is a broken needle shaft. Has anyone had experience with a good shop to have it rebuilt?
  2. Oct 20, 2004

    66cj5 Jeep with no name

    NorthWest Indiana
    Sep 10, 2003
    look in rod and custom for adds.
  3. Oct 20, 2004

    Russell New Member

    Greensboro, NC
    Sep 15, 2003
    If you look around you can find an original style replacement. Look on ebay or this forum's For Sale area, etc. I purchased two originals from an Early CJ5 Forum member. Used one to replace my broken original (the speedo gears were made of plastic and one had a stripped gear). The others are set aside for spares. Keep an eye out and you can easily find a replacement.

    There are repair/refurbishment services but my belief is that they are very pricey -aimed at a "show-car" customer. Maybe I have just been looking at the wrong places.

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