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Author Topic: Help Identify Speedometer  (Read 341 times)

dreeves

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Help Identify Speedometer
« on: April 01, 2014, 11:13:55 am »
Hello,  I recently purchased a box of old motorcycle parts at an estate sale.  In the box were several items that led me to realize they belonged to a late 1950's Enfield Indian.  This speedo was in that box, but I have not been able to identify which model or year it belongs with.    I would appreciate any help or info you can offer.  Thank you

RE_Chief

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Re: Help Identify Speedometer
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2014, 04:57:50 pm »
The 700 RE twins came out with Stewart-Warner speedos which I don't believe this is one the smaller RE Indians used a Smith Chronometric speedo but most of the RE Indian stuff used a stylised script.  It does not look like any Smiths Chronometric I have seen.  I am wondering whether this speedo might be from an Indian badged Matchless?

Regards Charles
1955 Indian Tomahawk 500 twin
1958 Indian Chief 700 twin (SMPB 9002 the 2nd ever made)
1960 Indian Chief 700 twin
1964 Interceptor Mk1 750 twin
1967 Interceptor Mk1A 750 twin
1994 Bullet Deluxe 570 long stroke single

dreeves

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Re: Help Identify Speedometer
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2014, 05:14:46 pm »
Thank you, yes the Indian block text is what confuses me too.  The case does look similar to some Stewart Warners I have seen.  Still left with a mystery.

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Re: Help Identify Speedometer
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2014, 05:42:54 pm »
You could try sending an email to Phil Doland with photo attached he might be able to help you, phil@re-indian.com

Regards Charles
1955 Indian Tomahawk 500 twin
1958 Indian Chief 700 twin (SMPB 9002 the 2nd ever made)
1960 Indian Chief 700 twin
1964 Interceptor Mk1 750 twin
1967 Interceptor Mk1A 750 twin
1994 Bullet Deluxe 570 long stroke single

dreeves

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Re: Help Identify Speedometer
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2014, 07:00:46 pm »
Thank you, I will send some pics and a note to him.