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Old 11-13-2012, 12:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Speedo & tach repair

Hi i am from venezuela and theres nobody near who can repair my clocks, anyone knows how? the speedo doesnt do anything and the tach move the needle like crazy, sorry about my english.
yes I check the cables (they are new)
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Jesus--

If you are considering repairing them yourself, there is some guidance available. There is at least one book on the subject, and a a couple of web sites. Also, here is a link to my web page that describes how I rebuilt mine:

http://bullfire.net/Triumph/Triumph34/Triumph34.html
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Instrument Repairs.

Realising you are quite far away and all that! But, had both instruments overhauled at the following-

E Parrott & Son Ltd
218 Barbadoes Street
Christchurch 8011
New Zealand

Email-parrotts@ihug.co.nz

These Folk have been in the game for as long as I can remember and a lot of their work is recieved from off shore. My units were in pieces when delivered to Parrots with scored faces and very worn frames and a broken glass. All up $NZ149.50. Very pleased with their work.
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Ed, I have to laugh at your post, considering your signature...
Hey, Paul. Yeah, it's been my motto for a long time. There isn't much that can't be built or fixed--it's just a matter of whether it's worth it or not. And "worth it" can be a squishy concept!
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Ed Thanks i will try with your blog


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Hola Jesus...Here in the states I have had Nisonger Instruments in New York work on my clocks and I have been very satisfied. Now they are a little pricey but they stand behind there work 100%.

On a another topic I lived in Caracas for 6 years and travelled all over your beautiful country. I last lived in Chacao until I closed my apartment 4 years ago. Perhaps you have friends that travel to the states as I am aware many people from Venezuela have family in Miami and New York and they could get them to the states if you used Nisonger.

I miss Venezuela and I still have many friends there...of course I miss the ladies the most. Venezuela undoubtably has the most beautiful women in the world...Que Rico!!!!

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Old 11-16-2012, 08:03 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hi bob, yes venezuelan womens are the best, i think I am going to send it to us or buy a rebuild ones I am bidding on a pair in eBay and the rebuild too so I am in negotiation because repair them myself I think it's not a good idea, but the prices are too high and we have currency control, I think that's the name ,we can't buy us dollars, just a small amount so pay 500$ for the restoration it's excessive for me, I keep searching some fair price, thank you all for your advices


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