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Now this is interesting what I found on my very long trip to Ft Worth over the weekend. As everyone knows, most 900 speedo's are about 10% to fast...in my case, my speedometer says I'm going 78 MPH when both my GPS's I own say I'm only doing 70 MPH. Doing the math, my trip meter should read 8 miles further traveled if I were to go 70 miles...right?:cool: Well...I did a little road trip with my dad to Lake Ray Roberts...and while stopping at the State Park, I checked the sync between my Kaw's gauges, to what my GPS was...mind you I reset BOTH when I gassed up that morning. My OEM gauges said I had traveled 94 miles, but my GPS said I had traveled 99 miles, which concludes to me that the speedometer, which reads to fast is not somehow linked to the trip/miles gauge...and, that those little Jap guys are screwing with us.:p:cool:

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LOL. Your deductions are correct, HeUeR. The speedometer and the odometer run off separate signals and are independent of each other. Why this is and how they do it, i haven't a clue, you'd think they'd be linked.
 

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LOL. Your deductions are correct, HeUeR. The speedometer and the odometer run off separate signals and are independent of each other. Why this is and how they do it, i haven't a clue, you'd think they'd be linked.
I'm telling you right now those Japs are over there laughing their ass off at us.;)
 

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My odo error is about half my speedo error. With worn stock tire odo was long by about 5%, speedo over by 10%.

With the new 170/80 rear tire, which is larger diameter, odo is 2% short, and speedo is 4% long.

speedos read high by design, but odos do not.
 
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