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Old 08-27-2002, 02:24 PM
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I have installed a S/W speedometer with the 82646 Magnetic pick up.It works fine !But it is regestering to fast of a speed.Is there a simple method to use to slow the unit down without a lot of work?In other words is ther a way I slide the switch levers to just slow it down?Thank you for your help.
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Didn't you get a user's manual with it? I have a VDO electric speedo and it has a series of dip switches on the back of the head. To calbrate it, I just drive the car in a controlled area (follow someone at 60mph or in a measured mile), ratio my speedo reading to 60 mph, then go into the documentation to find the settings on the dip switches to calibrate the speedo. Works great. If I change tire sizes, it's a snap to recalibrate.
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Old 08-29-2002, 11:46 AM
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He's right again. I have one in my truck. I set it by following my wife, let my buddy drive while I held the speedo in my hand. There are a series of "buttons" on the back. You just set the correct one!
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You fellas are both right of course! I was trying to eliminate driving the measured 5 miles and then refering to the calibration chart and setting the 16 switches
The 5 miles must be done with a correct speedo,and then mine must be calibrated to that distance.It worked out fine.
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