Stuck Odometer Repair

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90pupdiesel
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Stuck Odometer Repair

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I ran into a problem this week with my odometer that isnt really a bad thing. Now that i'm back to school I have been putting alot of miles on ~500 a week and have been running alot of wvo. The problem that i encountered it that my trip meter doesn't last for a hole tank of diesel, because it only has digits to 999.9 miles. So after that it just rolled on over with still about 1/2 a tank of diesel. I just wondered if anyone else had this "good problem" or if any of the pups from the 80's even got trip meters.

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Re: A good problem

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I ran my GMC S-15 (with Isuzu Diesel) 430miles this week and used 2 gallons of B100 which I buy. The rest was on WVO.

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Re: A good problem

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90pupdiesel wrote:I ran into a problem this week with my odometer that isnt really a bad thing. Now that i'm back to school I have been putting alot of miles on ~500 a week and have been running alot of wvo. The problem that i encountered it that my trip meter doesn't last for a hole tank of diesel, because it only has digits to 999.9 miles. So after that it just rolled on over with still about 1/2 a tank of diesel. I just wondered if anyone else had this "good problem" or if any of the pups from the 80's even got trip meters.

Jordan

The problem with your odometer is typical of the mid 80's Pups. I'm not sure about yours being a 90 model. The numbers that turn, rotate on a shaft that had been grease, but over time gets gooey and stiff. My 82 just started this problem at 262000. I have to take it apart, spread the numbers apart a little and spray some wd40 in there.
Here's a picture of the inside of an 81 speedometer head:
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Re: A good problem

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Andy, he's saying it IS working...the trip meter just doesn't have enough digits to last a whole tank of diesel because he's using WVO (from 2nd tank, I assume).

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Re: A good problem

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You got it Jack.

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Re: A good problem

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Alright, I see it now. The odometer recently stuck on my 82, so I guess that was fresh on my mind.
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Re: Stuck Odometer Repair

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I used to have a bunch more pictures of an odometer repair I did on an '81 LUV. Here's a link to another member's repair. viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15403&hilit=odometer
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Re: Stuck Odometer Repair

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I found a few in my old Photobucket account, and saved them back to my hard drive.
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