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davyboy57

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PostSubject: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySun Jul 21, 2019 3:45 pm

Hello all,

Hope you're all enjoying your vans out and about.

My query to anyone that reads this and can answer it is...The speedo is in mph, but the odometer is in Km. Is this correct please?
I have a 2006 aircooled. TIA.
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dizzylizard

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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySun Jul 21, 2019 4:02 pm

Yes that is correct, Danbury stuck a mph sticker over the speedo to comply with regs. I found it more accurate to read speed on satnav though.
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davyboy57

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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySun Jul 21, 2019 4:16 pm

Thanks Dizzy. My speedo shows approx 5mph more than actual speed when checked against the satnav.
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Dennis



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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySun Jul 21, 2019 5:52 pm

This is normal if you got alloys and low profile tyres. Tim
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davyboy57

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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySun Jul 21, 2019 5:59 pm

I haven't though Tim. Normal wheels and tyres. I don't mind; it's better the speed being shown as faster than you're going than the other way!
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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySun Jul 21, 2019 8:37 pm

Certainly on Aircooled the speedo reads higher than actual. Irrespective of standard wheels or alloys.

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Bumble

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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySun Jul 21, 2019 9:39 pm

@davyboy57 wrote:
I haven't though Tim.  Normal wheels and tyres.  I don't mind; it's better the speed being shown as faster than you're going than the other way!

Bumble shows about 7mph faster than satnav.

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CarolinePH

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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptyFri Jul 26, 2019 6:30 pm

I didn’t know this. Will check Lily’s speed against satnav.

Thanks for raising this topic.

Caroline
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Scooby

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PostSubject: Re: Speedo/odometer query   Speedo/odometer query EmptySat Jul 27, 2019 2:15 pm

When checked in the past - Scooby is 10mph different Smile

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