HELP!! Speedometer cable screw


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HELP!! Speedometer cable screw

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Hey guys, I somehow managed to lose the special screw that holds the speedometer cable into the front wheel hub
on my GL-1500.
Arrggghhh!!
That's a special screw with a tapered head.
Does anyone have one they'd part with, or know where I can get one?
Thanks guys.


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I lost mine once as well! Just looked one day and it was gone. I replaced it, and used some loctite on it to prevent it from being lost again.

It's still available. Part number is: 93700-05020-0G

Cyclemax has them on their OEM parts site for 30 cents, item number 32 here: https://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.co ... NSTRUMENTS
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Not to worry, it is not that special. Just about any hardware store should have some.
It is an Oval head, 5 x 20 mm screw. A Flat head 5 x 20 mm screw will do as well.
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CANCEL THE ALERT!! I found it.
Thanks for the replies, guys.
Got the speedo cable hooked up and all is well.
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Good job. I'm glad you found it.
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Just a warning for anyone who sees this thread in the future, make sure that if you do use a hardware store screw, that:

- it's stainless steel. It's down at the wheel, it will be subjected to all kinds of road spray, and it will corrode otherwise
- the head and taper of the head are of the correct size and angle. Otherwise when it's tightened, it will split the plastic speedometer cable bracket that you're trying to fasten to the speedometer drive. Ask me how I know...

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That plastic bracket will split with the correct screw also if it is tightened to much. I wonder how I know that?
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WingAdmin wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:38 am Just a warning for anyone who sees this thread in the future, make sure that if you do use a hardware store screw, that:

- it's stainless steel. It's down at the wheel, it will be subjected to all kinds of road spray, and it will corrode otherwise
- the head and taper of the head are of the correct size and angle. Otherwise when it's tightened, it will split the plastic speedometer cable bracket that you're trying to fasten to the speedometer drive. Ask me how I know...
Using a stainless screw would be a good idea. I wonder why Honda did not use a stainless screw.
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I have ABUDANZA of brass screws. I used a flat washer so not to crack the housing. Since I have Shoe-Goo that went under the washer and screw to hold it in place.

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