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Old 08-26-10, 02:40 AM
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Greetings from ex policemen.

Hello Folks
I retired from the metropolitan police force 26 years ago at 60 years. I am still riding my raleigh roadster which has done 86oo miles. The french speedo/mileometer cable has broken at one end vis the inner cable. It was made by Huret in france. Can anyone please help me find a replacement as everthing appears to be electric these days.
Cheers Derek.
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Cheers Derek.

I'm moving this to Classic and Vintage forum (from Introductions), people there might be able to help with the Huret cable.

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Greetins Nog, Welcome to C&V! Sorry I don't have the cable you need but one of the other members may have. A very helpful bunch of enthusiasts who will help all they can. When you say 'Metropolitan Police' - which city?
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Originally Posted by nog View Post
Hello Folks
I retired from the metropolitan police force 26 years ago at 60 years. I am still riding my raleigh roadster which has done 86oo miles. The french speedo/mileometer cable has broken at one end vis the inner cable. It was made by Huret in france. Can anyone please help me find a replacement as everthing appears to be electric these days.
Cheers Derek.

Hello Derek

If you know the length accurately or can send the remains of the inner cable to Speedy Cables in Wales:
Speedy Cables London (Ltd) Caerbont Industrial Estate Abercrave. Email: cables@speedycables.com. Telephone: +44 01639 732213 or 732299 ...
www.speedycables.com/contact.html

they will make you a new one at a very reasonable price. I have used them many times for obscure cables. If you can find the tool for compressing the ends of a length of inner into the right square shape, you can easily make your own but I have not seen one of these tools for many years.

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If you could produce a couple of good clear pictures, I might be able to find what you seek in The Old Shed. I have several of these old speedometers tucked away. The trick is finding what I look for.
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