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Offline Ed Burke

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Speedometer gear for 59
« on: November 15, 2017, 03:48:49 PM »
Can't find this in topic search. Having a difficult time finding a plastic 18 tooth speedometer gear for my 59. Any help?

Offline russ austin

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Re: Speedometer gear for 59
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2017, 07:16:41 PM »
I'm out, but 59-64 Hydra Matic non AC cars are the same gear.  2.94 rear end.
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Offline Ed Burke

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Re: Speedometer gear for 59
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 10:08:06 PM »
This gear cannot be found anywhere!
I attached two photos. This plastic gear I need slips over the metal axel. Everything I find is with a solid plastic axel
« Last Edit: November 15, 2017, 10:11:18 PM by Ed Burke »

Offline brian faull clc#25881

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Re: Speedometer gear for 59
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2017, 10:42:45 PM »
I think I have one. If your still looking email me. Thanks, Brian. cadillac32v@hotmail.com
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Offline Roger Zimmermann

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Re: Speedometer gear for 59
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2017, 02:10:56 AM »
That could be maybe done with steel like the pinion for the '56 model. Maybe more noisy, but will never go bad. While overhauling those transmissions, especially '59 & '60, i saw many plastic pinions with stripped tooth.
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Offline Ed Burke

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Re: Speedometer gear for 59
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2017, 07:30:42 AM »
I will look for one of these

Offline Roger Zimmermann

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Re: Speedometer gear for 59
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2017, 10:30:27 AM »
I was probably misunderstood. A 1956 pinion will probably not fit and the number of teeth is different. You have a 18-teeth pinion for a rear axle 2.94:1 when the pinion for 1956 had 17 teeth for the rear axle 3.07:1
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1956 Eldorado Biarritz
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1972 Coupe de Ville (not yet arrived)
2011 DTS
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Offline Ed Burke

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Re: Speedometer gear for 59
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2017, 12:39:12 PM »
Ok. Thanks. I may have a lead on a plastic one