patzx12 wrote:I just straightened a faceplate ring, i turned up a steel flange to fit the inside dia of the speedo \ tach 114.5 mm dia and reformed the distorted ring with a soft hammer.
I now have to open the tach by un-peening the ring, the needle broke off and i want to repair it.
donmcleod1 wrote:I have just removed the gauge cluster from my 79 to try and repair the tacho needle which snapped.
I cant work out how to remove the black plastic sealing ring holding the gauge glass on the tacho so that I can get to the needle.
Does anyone have a solution or does it have to go to an expert?
Is there someone in Australia who can repair the gauges?
My speedo is slow in responding too.
donmcleod1 wrote:Thanks EMS for clarifying that it is a metal ring and not plastic - that helps!
Thanks too to Jeff Bennets for the link - explains it all in great detail and with photos - now to try my luck uncrImping!!!
Any idea where I can source the additional chrome vanity ring to cover my uncramping mistakes?
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