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From: kamloops b.c. canada
Registered: Apr 2002

posted 04-03-2002 11:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for gingerbreadman   Click Here to Email gingerbreadman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

hey well my speedo gear is all wacko af course (way off) I havent got a new gear. I was waiting untill i got new tires on it and then i would get the proper gear for it...anyways right now it reads 42 mph when i am going 50 kmh......could i get a gear that would infact make my speedo read in kmh? its really close right now.. would i need a bigger gear or a smaller gear in order to do this???

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From: Orange, Ca. United States of America
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posted 04-04-2002 07:29 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

I just went thru this myself...

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From: Auburn, AL.
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posted 04-04-2002 07:46 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for cpmaverick   Click Here to Email cpmaverick     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
He's talking about making his mph speedo read in km/hr, not making it read correctly

I THINK you can divide your correctly calculated speedo gear ratio (driven divided by drive) number by 0.62 and round it and that will get you as close as you can get.

-Charlie Ping
1970 Maverick Grabber
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From: Sonoma,CA,USA
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posted 04-04-2002 12:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
When I put 4.11 gears in the '66 the mph speedo read very accurately in KPH, too bad we don't live in Canada.


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