This would seem logical. But I thought the internal gearing was different
on the speedos originally. Even if so, a recalibrated face would be an
easier fix. When I first changed my o/d, I just put a couple of small
pieces of scotch tape on the side and then made marks for 60 and 70 mph
which I determined by a long highway drive, timing the intervals between
At 12:59 PM 12/21/99 -0500, Kai M. Radicke wrote:
>The speedometer does not need to be changed, I repeat... the speedometer
>does not need to be changed. The only difference is the face of the two
>speedometer, the internals are all the same. It is a simple swap... and
>much less costly than purchasing a new or used unit. Not to mention that if
>you have a sad looking speedometer, a new face can really bring the life
>back to it!
>Call Nisonger / http://www.nisonger.com/
>They'll have the face in stock.
>Again this is another "ask me how I know" learning experiences ;-)
>Kai M. Radicke -- firstname.lastname@example.org
>'74 Triumph TR6 -- http://www.pil.net/~felix/
> > And the speedometer will need replaced, I think the 1280
> > is the o/d and the 1000 is the regular. Or maybe its the
> > other way around. My BGTs are home right now, out of
> > the snow, so I can't verify that part. But its one or the other.
> > David
> > 67 BGT w O/D
> > 71 BGT w O/D