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Docyo



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110 milometer / odometer fix

1994 110 -just bought with 170000 miles. Went 100 miles at weekend & milometer still at 170000 ! Trip gauge works and tenth of miles turn over but doesn't then register into the single miles. Easy fix or take to the garage ? Thanks.

Post #642924 10th Aug 2017 10:36am
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V8GPC



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Sounds like the speedo drive is ok; as it turn the trip, and registers speed.
so likely to be a fault with the speedo itself. (internal)

170,000 and how many unrecorded miles Shocked

You may be better finding a second hand unit on ebay; its a really easy swap
You can take the speedo apart, but at 170,000 likely to have warn out or damaged a small cog or something.

The mileage now is irrelavent; you could set the replacement speedo; or just record the mileage change.
Its not illegal to display any mileage, or even reset to zero; it only becomes illegal if you tried to defraud someone by suggesting the mileage is lower than stated.

But as you bought it knowing it was a high mile..r and are happy with your choice, its only a number

This one is almost spot on for miles too

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Land-Rover-Defen...Sw-89ZTC~p

Then sell yours backon ebay as spares or repair; you make get something for it.

Post #643116 11th Aug 2017 8:06am
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Retroanaconda



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170,000 miles is not high miles for a 1994 110, indeed quite the opposite.

It's quite common for mechanical speedos to get stuck when ticking over to higher numbers as they age. There are a number of companies who will be able to repair it for you (Google 'mechanical speedo repair' or similar), or you could prise the cover off and have a go yourself.

Alternatively upgrade to a Td5 speedo which has an electronic mileage readout.

Post #643131 11th Aug 2017 9:15am
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Docyo



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The mechanical swap seems reasonably straight
forward and I would certainly give it a go. Would the digital display swap be as easy ?

Post #643236 11th Aug 2017 6:40pm
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V8GPC



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explains all you'd need to know about going digital
http://www.retroanaconda.com/landrover/200...tdi300tdi/

Post #643261 11th Aug 2017 7:51pm
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Docyo



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Thanks. Just had a look. Mechanical it is. Wanted to keep it original anyway !!

Post #643269 11th Aug 2017 8:26pm
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Docyo



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Ok - basic question. How do I remove the three plastic attachments at the back of the milometer so I can remove it ?

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Post #643394 12th Aug 2017 10:55am
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Docyo



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Got it out. Didn't realise if involved brute force. Now how do I dismantle the speedo to get at the mileage gauge !

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Post #643408 12th Aug 2017 11:20am
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mk1collector



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I don't want to sound rude, but if you have to ask that then maybe you'd be best getting someone to do it for you or buying a second hand one that works. Ray
My build thread
http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic17615.html

Post #643413 12th Aug 2017 11:31am
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Docyo



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Maybe so. But do you have an answer.

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mk1collector



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I'd start with the two bolts on the back, but I've never pulled one apart before Ray
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http://www.defender2.net/forum/topic17615.html

Post #643435 12th Aug 2017 1:23pm
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Docyo



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Thanks

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V8GPC



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you have to remove the bezel, that's the only way.
Its crimped over and sandwiches the glass to the can.

You can to go around the whole lot 360 and with a small screw driver bend back the edge of the bezel.

It won't look factory once you get it apart, and to put it back involves the same.

A proper company who repair them replace the bezel with new and have a special gig that crimps it closed.

You can get a decent close by hand, and its not viewable in situe.
So its your call.

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Or you could buy this off me for 85.00 plus postage or can collect in person.

Land Rover defender 90/110 200/ 300 TDI Instrument panel complete , Speedo, Fuel gauge, water temp, clock and warning panel, as seen in good condition



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 For those who like Welsh Mountains and narrow boats have a look at my videos

http://www.youtube.com/user/conwy1

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Docyo



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Thought that might be the solution but didn't want to start working at it in case there was a simpler way. Obviously would never look the same again ! Thanks for the answer.

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