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Speedometer Cable Gear Replacement

Old 10-27-2015, 03:54 PM
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I recently had my stock 2.73 gears swapped out and had a Ford Racing 3.73 gear kit installed and am looking to try and swap in a new speedometer cable gear I got from LMR (their gear calculator was helpful).

I've done some searching, and it seems that this is a fairly simple job that I am probably over-thinking. I will be using a set of ramps as I do not have a lift, and am wondering if transmission fluid will leak out when I remove the speedometer cable.

Should I have a quart of transmission fluid handy when I begin this job, or will it not be necessary?

Thank you in advance for any help.
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Old 10-27-2015, 06:59 PM
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If you have the back on ramps then no you won't leak fluid. Even on flat ground a full trans only drips a bit and it's just residual.
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Old 10-27-2015, 07:28 PM
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Thank you for the info, Mongolchuck.
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