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Old 06-11-2020, 12:17 PM   #21
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Large bulbs are 194. Small bulbs are 74. Pull and wiggle gently. They'll come out.
Thanks! You were right. I got the bulbs out of their sockets, and was able to order replacements last night. Now I can circle back and focus on the bent speedometer needle.
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Old 06-11-2020, 07:12 PM   #22
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I've heard about a few people doing this, but I never had to.

A plastic toothpick should look identical to the speedometer needle.
I also did this cause of the needle drag from being bent...
I havent had a problem with the match stick painted white. Works as it should...
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Old 06-11-2020, 08:40 PM   #23
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I also did this cause of the needle drag from being bent...
I havent had a problem with the match stick painted white. Works as it should...
How did you do it? Did you use a plastic toothpick, or a wooden toothpick? What glue did you use?
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Old 06-11-2020, 10:55 PM   #24
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Wood match stick, head cut off to match the length of the total length from the broken piece.
Superglue worked fine... Just hold it carefully or you'll glue yourself to it..
Could us a small spring clip or bulldog/binder clip of an appropriate size to hold it...

I looked around couldnt find a plastic tooth pick, or any wooden ones at hand, so I chose the match stick.
Shaved it down a bit, painted white with a paint marker.

Have to be really careful to remove the needle with out disturbing the stem it is place on.
This old, is kinda delicate.
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