60 356B holes in drivers side wheel well

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60 356B holes in drivers side wheel well

#1 Post by brock tuffli » Wed Feb 23, 2022 6:37 pm

Hi all,
I’m working on my restoration and have a question. I know that there is one hole in the driver side wheel well (for the speedometer cable) and i think that is it. I am planning to weld up these other 2 holes. Before i do that, i though i had better check in with the experts to see if i was missing something. What say ye?
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Re: 60 356B holes in drivers side wheel well

#2 Post by Vic Skirmants » Thu Feb 24, 2022 8:41 am

NO holes! Your speedo cable does not go through a separate hole. It should pass through the large tie rod hole.

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Re: 60 356B holes in drivers side wheel well

#3 Post by brock tuffli » Thu Feb 24, 2022 9:40 am

Vic,
Thanks for the reply. My dad has a Conv D and his does what you say. We assumed it was done differently for B’s and C’s. This is why i asked! Thanks again!
Brock

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Re: 60 356B holes in drivers side wheel well

#4 Post by Phil Planck » Thu Feb 24, 2022 10:28 am

I did not know about T5 but T6 is like this pic, so one hole is for attaching short strap to cable. But I dont think any of the 3 on your car are it. It is right on the edge of the large opening.
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Re: 60 356B holes in drivers side wheel well

#5 Post by Mike Wilson » Thu Feb 24, 2022 1:09 pm

Mine is exactly like yours, Phil.

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#6 Post by brock tuffli » Sat Feb 26, 2022 3:01 pm

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Thanks again for the replies. Below is a photo from under the dash. Can i assume the the hole above and to the left of the hole for the steering column is where the speedo cable should be routed (to the right of the parking brake assembly?

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#7 Post by Bill Waite » Sun Feb 27, 2022 12:30 pm

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Re: 60 356B holes in drivers side wheel well

#8 Post by brock tuffli » Sun Feb 27, 2022 2:25 pm

Thanks. Looks like i was correct but it never hurts to check!

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