Roll or drive the car slowly for 6 turns of the wheel and by marking the tip
of the cable, how many times did the cable turn? As the car sits on the
ground, measure from the center of the hub to the ground in inches.
Give the speedo to Nissonger/MOMA with these figures and they'll compute
the proper ratio and calibrate accordingly.
Frogeye@SWCP.com Taos Garage Annex in Albuquerque
'62 BT7 MK II, '54 BN1, '62 Fiat 1600S
----- Original Message -----
To: "Blue One Hundred" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Doug Newton"
Sent: 07/25/2005 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: Re: Speedo Woes '65 BJ8
> Don't know as I can agree with this. I have a speedo which has been
reading very high as well. and they said the speedo checked out fine.
Reinstalled it and it still reads high. Wish I knew what do do about the
> Doug, if you get any private replies please forward to me.
> Keith Pennell
> > Doug -
> > If the needle is working sporatically and it is reading too fast, the
> > only thing that would cause that is a bad speedo. The speedo is a
> > very sensitive & somewhat complicated instrument and it won't take
> > much to have it give you the symptoms you describe. I would recommend
> > having it rebuilt. Try Margaret Lucas at Mo Ma in New Mexico. Her
> > prices are fair and she knows what she's doing with Smiths guages.
> > Best Regards,