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Speedo trip

PostPost by: l10tus » Thu Jul 09, 2015 11:16 pm

The manual wire trip reset is missing on my Sprint's Speedo, does anyone know where I might obtain a replacement please?

Or get it fixed?

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PostPost by: lotusfan » Fri Jul 10, 2015 7:02 am

Phil

Try Speedy Cables, they can probably fix it for you.
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PostPost by: KevJ+2 » Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:10 am

Phil, I had my speedo repaired / calibrated by JDO, maybe an option.
http://www.jdo1.com/speedos.html
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PostPost by: l10tus » Sat Jul 11, 2015 9:51 pm

Kev, Lotusfan,

Thanks for the replies, I'll chase them up on Monday!

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PostPost by: l10tus » Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:57 pm

Just as an update- called Speedy - they Suggested I send photo's of what was required, But their answer service has yet to get back to me, but very polite service.

JDO - well! What can I say,! very abrupt telephone manner, almost bordering on Rude!
Offered me the parts for ?7.50 BUT only if I buy a ?75 Speedo service!
(Probably the better part of ?100.00 including the dreaded and postage!)
I shall never use them!

Contacted Instrument Repair Services in Redditch ,Worcestershire, UK. They offered to send the 'cable' ( actually an alloy rod) plastic knob, and mechanism for less than a Tenner? !
Although, the speedo face needs to be removed, so I'll get them to do it, rather than wreck the instrument whilst it's still working ok!)

No brainier ?100+ verses ?10. - guess who gets my business so far?

If anyone wants the contact number PM me ( no affiliation etc)

I'll let you know how I get on.

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