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stevec48ul

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Joined: Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:02 am

Location: Berlin, MD

Post Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:05 pm

Speedo repair

I got some real nice repro parts to restore my 1948 Speedo. only problem is that it reads a real high speed, about 74 when I am doing under 40. I was using a Teds 47 Repro and that was always right on, Is there a way to calibrate these better or does taht magnet deal need to be replaced. Parts sat in my garage for 35 years.
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Chris Haynes

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Location: Los Angeles, CA

Post Sat Apr 10, 2010 10:02 am

Re: Speedo repair

Sounds like you have the wrong ratio combination of speedometer and drive gear. There are 1 to 1 and 2 to 1 ratios.

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