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Speedometer Calibration Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by OffroadToy, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. Oct 7, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    OffroadToy

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    When i purchased my truck, the window sticker stated that it normally comes with 245/75/16 tires. Because it's a TRD the tires were upgraded to 265/70/16. Being there's a slight difference circumference, does Toyota recalibrate the speedometer afterwards? If not, would going to a 265/75/16 get the speedo to read more accurate?
     
  2. Oct 7, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    No they don't recalibrate and yes the bigger tire size actually "corrects" the speedo (gets it closer to being right anyway).
     
  3. Oct 7, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    actually, the 245/75/16 is a 30.46 OD and a 265/70/16 is a 30.6 OD so they're very close in size. So close, that it would probably be unnoticeable on your speedo.
     
  4. Oct 7, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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    aww1970

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    I have the sport model with the 17" rims. Checking my speed with a gps my speedo is near 4% off. When I put 265/70/17 it made the speedo bang on.
     
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