Originally Posted by LATECH
Leave it be.
I think I recall going through a phase in my late teens where I thought ANYTHING "aftermarket" equated to "better than OEM" ... and that OE engineers were just mindless corporate slaves or something.
Well OK, that thinking might not have changed when it comes to having to spend 1-1/2 hours removing components to "get to" changing an unnessecarily obstructed part.
In the case of an EFI vehicle, that "electric speedometer" probably serves double-duty as a VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) which provides information to the PCM.