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Gear Indicator

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by skink4president, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. skink4president

    skink4president Registered Member

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    Finally got around to replacing my gear indicator on my '73 k5. (not exactly a lift kit or new tranny but it needed fixing:D) I got one of those replacement pieces from LMC but I have a feeling something else was missing. The cable that connects the column to the indicator needle seems way too long. When I adjust it shorter and put the shifter through the gears it just wants to crank down and not across the indicator. It occured to me yesterday that there might be a pin missing that the cable passes over before dropping down to the column. Can anyone verify? Am I connecting wrong? I never got a chance to see what it looked like from the factory only what the previous owner had butchered in an earlier attempt to fix:surepal:
     
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    Cmoe 1/2 ton status

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    On the gauge cluster their is a pivit point taht the cable need to go to... But most of them have broken... I screwed a screw at the area that broke off and then ran it around the screw
     
  3. skink4president

    skink4president Registered Member

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    Thanks! That's what I thought. I'm going to try and put a SS pin in there.
     

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