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Old 06-19-2017, 02:05 AM
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Morning all
Hoping one of you chaps might be able to identify this strange thing. it sits on a very substantial bracket next to the steering box. looks like the speedo drive goes in and out of it, and there is a small bore pipe (possibly vacuum) which has been cut coming out of the top. I cant find it in and parts diagram. sorry for asking a possibly dumb question, but I'd like to know what it does

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The angle iron bracket looks home made. It appears, the middle part rotates. What does the center shaft attach to?
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it looks like the speedo drive cable connects into and out of it. one end of the cable goes trough the bulkhead, and the other dives down towards the transmission. I didn't have time to get underneath and see where it went to but I will later in the week. The car did have a really weird cruise control setup installed that has been removed, could be related to that ? I'm assuming its not a bit of stock Squarebird kit

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...The car did have a really weird cruise control setup installed that has been removed, could be related to that ?..
I'll go with that:
Speedometer cable,
vacuum line,
the only thing missing is the throttle cable. - Dave
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