Some speedometer help please

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Some speedometer help please

Post by kenhaverhill » Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:21 am

I am installing what I believe to be a model 160 Stewart speedometer in a 23 touring with 30x3.5 wheels .what is the correct tooth count on the 2 gears at the wheel and is the pivot a 1 to 1 ratio of different? Thanks in advance


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Re: Some speedometer help please

Post by Original Smith » Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:23 am

Your best bet is to obtain a copy of Russ Furstnows speedometer book. Your wheel gear will be 60 teeth, and the fiber gear will be 16, and the swivel will be 2 1/2 rh.


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Re: Some speedometer help please

Post by russ_furstnow » Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:45 am

The road gear, which is mounted to the wheel, is a 60 tooth 8 pitch gear. The pinion gear, which is attached to the swivel joint is a 16 tooth 8 pitch gear. The ration at the swivel joint is 2.5:1. I hope this helps.
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Re: Some speedometer help please

Post by kenhaverhill » Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:37 pm

Thanks


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Re: Some speedometer help please

Post by Mark Osterman » Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:38 pm

Be very careful when you buy a swivel. Make sure it is tight with no slop and the right ratio! You can make very expensive purchases on ebay and car shows ... that are mistakes.

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