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I’ve a 59 RHD. The speedometer needle has been bouncing around so I thought I’d change the cable. I bought a RHD cable p/n 214-957-801/F from Schofields. Problem is the square drive on the speedo end of the new cable is smaller than the old one. Is there different sizes of drives? The speedo is a 70mph VDO Australia.

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You sure yours has not rounded ,ask for grease cap to match ?been there bought both on my 63 clayton ckd bus .good luck

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No idea! Clarifying question..
Is your Speedo an Australian one?
VDO but does it have any kangaroo logo on it?
Thorsten Sneider might know more!


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I've never seen a difference in year or LHD vs RHD, so if there's a measurable difference between the new and old, then its either a non-standard one has previously been fitted or an error in the supplied one.

I guess the former.

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The bus is German built, originally exported to Australia then imported to the UK a number of years ago. Picture of the speedo.

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The speedometer may not be original to the bus.

The cables, original on the left

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The Speedo is an Australian one...
Says Australia on the face!
Must be other Aussie bus owners on here!
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Does the bus have kangaroo logos on the Glass. I would need to look about history of VW in Australia but went through phases...
CKD KD home pressed.. etc.
Bus may have German body but local content.. Speedo glass.
Need to check as said that female on speedo has not been rounded off..as well.
Male Drive on cable is bigger though!


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Nice history G
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Trying to help.. have PM'd Thorsten




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Mine ckd but German kit ,earlier busses had some Australian bits .

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