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Old Oct 18th, 2020, 13:08   #10
Laird Scooby
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Originally Posted by natmargetts View Post
Thankfully I do have a couple of spare VDO units sat in the garage- I was just hoping to fix this one as being a young driver (20) insurance are anal about checking everything on the car so I don't want to have to wind an extra 140,000 miles onto the replacement - booooring!

Really appreciate your help though! Ill get it out again today and recheck the mechanism and make sure that the stepper motor works okay!
There is a much simpler way!

Those photos were taken ~7 minutes apart, before and after swapping the old dead speedo/odo with 182k on it for a working unit with 32k on it. Not done for any financial gain so it's fully legal, photos were kept as proof of the old mileage and the mileage when fitted and i would think if your insurers have half a brain cell between them all will see you're taking a proactive approach to ensuring you don't go over your insured mileage each year. Granted the starting point might be different but by photo evidence, you can prove the old wasn't moving and the new does. Problem solved and it takes seconds to do it!


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