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Speedometer adjustment

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by TACOMABOSS, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. Sep 18, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    TACOMABOSS

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    Does anyone know how to adjust the speedometer? i just got bigger tires and was wondering how to do this. Is it a simple job? or should I take it to a shop to do it? Also, is it just recalibrating or what is it? thanks in advance
     
  2. Sep 18, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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    rcbs204

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    its a gear that you need to change inside the transmission.
     
  3. Sep 18, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    I have a Universal Speedometer Signal Interface from Dakota Digital for sale.
    New, never used. $50 plus shipping.
     
  5. Sep 18, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    Thats what my dad told me. any idea if it is something that can be done at home or not?
     
  6. Oct 12, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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    I spoke to a guy from Dakota Digital and he told me that they have had some problems with some of the newer Toyota's due to the ABS overriding the signal and causing the sgi-5 not to work. Has anyone had this problem? Or vise versa?
     
  7. Oct 12, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    I dont have ABS so im good :D. haha to answer you question... i have no clue. sorry. someone else probably knows tho
     
  8. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:05 PM
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    Lowered 3/4, debadged, led tails, projector headlights with hids, billet grill, blacked out windows, painted front and rear bumper and grill shell. Inside, 4 crappy 15's, suede wrapped headliner and door panel inserts, alpine double din, few painted pieces inside, and every led is either blue or white.
    Thanks for the response but I'm not having any luck finding anyone on here that has tried it on the 2nd gens
     
  9. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:08 PM
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    Well, you ARE looking at a thread in the 1st gen section. :rolleyes:

    For 2nd gen, I believe you need the Hypertech speedometer calculator.
     
  11. Oct 13, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    Lowered 3/4, debadged, led tails, projector headlights with hids, billet grill, blacked out windows, painted front and rear bumper and grill shell. Inside, 4 crappy 15's, suede wrapped headliner and door panel inserts, alpine double din, few painted pieces inside, and every led is either blue or white.
    haha, I didn't realize that. I just did a search on dakota digital and didn't look at the section it was in.

    I've looked at the Hypertech one also but I'm not sure if I want to dish out $200 for that when I could get the DD for $75
     
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