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GPS question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Hops, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    Hops

    Hops [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My gps and my speedometer show different speeds, any idea which one is right? I have stock tires and wheels and a garmin nuvi 255. The gps shows 3 mph faster than my truck speedo. Its kinda annoying... Any ideas?
     
  2. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    in my truck the gps is slower...in my truck if the needle is just above lets say the 50mph mark im going 50...stock is usualy 3 mph or so slower
     
  3. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    the gps is correct. the speedos on the tacomas are close, but not totally accurate by any means.
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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    DDD

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    My gps shows 3 mph slower than speedo. The scangauge also displays 3mph slower. And my tires are slightly larger than stock.

    On another note, the scan gauge displays the RPMs 400 lower than the tach.
     
  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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    Hops

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    Yeah i had it backwards sorry, my gps is 3 mph slower as well.
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 2:40 PM
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    steve r

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    your gps is accurate
     
  7. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    george3

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    X2 on that!

     
  8. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    JTDTacoma

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    GPS is right. I went up a tire size and now the speedo and gps are the exact same.
     
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