What is the proper speedometer gear ratio for a '63 Thunderbird?


Asked by Dec 27, 2014 at 01:44 PM about the 1963 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

and how many teeth should the speedometer have?  When I took the speedometer gear out, some of the teeth were worn.  I counted the teeth and found 21; is this the proper number of teeth for this model?

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I hsve a 65 and it has 21

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