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Technical Discussion => BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65 => Topic started by: wilcom on July 15, 2020, 04:55:59 PM

Title: Transmission Speedo port
Post by: wilcom on July 15, 2020, 04:55:59 PM
I know some of you folks have gone to an after market speedo and tach set up. When you eliminated the speedo cable what did you plug the hole with ??  I didn't want to cut off the cable and ruin it for use later and/or if I went back stock,
Title: Re: Transmission Speedo port
Post by: tunnelrider on July 17, 2020, 06:55:30 AM
Not having done that myself Wilcom and probably stating the obvious remember the speedo drive retaining bolt is also the transmission breather so plugging the top port should keep that bolt clear. I also recall the one time I visited that area is the speedo drive bush and cable boot are inexpensive so if you need to sacrifice them it's no problem. Perhaps something as simple as a rubber grommet stretched over top and down below the boot lip, sealed with silicone will suffice?
Title: Re: Transmission Speedo port
Post by: mrclubike on July 17, 2020, 10:44:02 PM
 I would  machine down a bolt on the drill press (pillar drill) to fit in the hole