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speedometer calibration

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by das56170, May 6, 2008.

  1. May 6, 2008 at 11:38 AM
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    das56170

    das56170 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to be lifting my truck and putting larger tires on. What do you think of this product? has anyone ever used it?

    http://www.jegs.com/p/Hypertech/1026990/10002/-1/10373

    it seems pretty straight forward.

    I also plan on getting the scan gauge II to monitor other stuff, but i'd like to keep my speedometer and odometer correct.
     
  2. May 6, 2008 at 12:20 PM
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    zmtnbik

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    Not sure I would want to spend $240+ to have a correct speedo/odometer. Scan gauge can do that for you, and a whole lot more for cheaper.
    Would be interested to hear if this product actually works, and I have not heard of anybody actually using one of these yet.
     
  3. May 6, 2008 at 1:55 PM
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    SteelCity

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    I didn't know scan gauge did that. Do you mean it tells you the speed or actually recalibrates it?
     
  4. May 6, 2008 at 2:05 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    To me it' s worth the money to have an adapter installed in the speedo cable so the odometer remains accurate
     
  5. May 6, 2008 at 3:04 PM
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    ChibbMD

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    But with larger tires your odo actually shows less miles which I see as a benefit. The speedo is a bigger concern to me because it reads slow and might mislead you into thinking you're not speeding when you actually are.
     
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