Speedometer Cable Plug

Discussion in 'Gauge, Speedo & Instrumentation' started by Coz3z3, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. Coz3z3

    Coz3z3 Junior Member

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    Hey there, new guy here.

    Just finishing up with installing a new Painless Wire harness in the truck (78). Decided to go ahead and put some aftermarket gauges in it. I am going to install a GPS speedo and am having a hard time finding what I would need to get rid of the speedometer cable and to plug the hole down below.
    Tried doing a search on the forums with not a lot of luck.


    Thanks
     
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    Make cap from old speedometer parts????
     
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    Yeah I’d say weld up the top of the old speedo gear maybe braise it and slap a new o-ring on and call it good
     
  5. Coz3z3

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    Never thought of that. Will probably end up going that route. Thank you for the help!
     
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    Just leave the cable in tact but unplugged at the gauge side?
     
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    Good idea. I can't seem to find a speedometer adapter , carrier, whatever they are called , anywhere. Need 2 or 3 of them for the Muncies that I am building.
     
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    Yes, I thought of doing this first, but wanted a little cleaner look to it. Thanks for the input!
     
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