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MG MGB GT V8 Factory Originals Technical - custom speedo cable

My conversion is finally moving forward and I need a speedo cable for a LT77 rover box to the stock 77 speedo. Who can make me one of these.
Jim Pelletterie


You can buy these from several of the well know mg spares suppliers, i got mine from Midlands sports and classics in the UK. the website is

Give them the dimension of the Speedo end entry drive, there are several sizes available.

Graham Lavis

Any speedo shop should be able to do it

I purchased a speedometer cable and ratio adapter from

ACI Engineering
6728 Lovers Lane
Portage, MI 49002

Sent my original cable to ACI Engineering. They built be a new cable which allowed me to connect my original speedometer to a right angle ratio adapter and then to the transmission

Here is my web page
Jim Miller

I used the stock SD1 unit. Worked great. Speedo will be out of cal with 3.9:1 rear end though.
M Mallaby

Jim, I have made up the the Rover trans. 5sp. to M.G. gauge, speedo cable for 24 years. $40. + shipping
Glenn Towery

Jim, How are you? Great to hear your doing a V8. I know it will be awesome. I've had mine since 99. Hi to the family. Peter
Peter Smith

This thread was discussed between 29/07/2007 and 12/08/2007

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