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The new engine is finally installed.
During record Florida heat for June, the beast is in.

I removed the cruise control and need to confirm the proper length for a stock speedo cable from the gauge to the TH350.
Checked RockAuto and I see words like "exc Cruise Control" yet it's also labeled as "lower" and "interconnector".

The lengths range all over and and honestly doesn't make much sense.

Can someone help a fella out?

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Autozone shows the same cables but at least has pictures (80 & 100). You may want to use a tape measure from the trans to the firewall and add a few inches for your length estimate or someone may be able to clarify (I am thinking you need the 80). You want the cable with the threaded on one side and the speedo slip on for the other side. Hope that helps.

 

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As always, I appreciate it @chris32 !
I've checked all the local vendors and I'm still at a loss.

Measuring this sort of cable is 1\2 measurement and "1\2 yeah that should work". (Not sure they'll accept a return for this part)

Surely someone must know which cable length is needed? ('78 El TH350)

I might have just found it, 68" which no one seems to carry locally.
 

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Cable can always be longer. That doesn't make any difference as long as it's not bound up. Shorter is obviously not gonna work. So the only things of any real importance are the connector ends.
 
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