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Offline fartymarty

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Re: '12 speedometer accuracy?
« Reply #25 on: May 24, 2014, 03:25:25 pm »
I understand that one or the other's calibration can be 100% accurate while the other one is a certain percentage off...
This is done by whoever is in charge of design from the factory-
They can also set the calibrations/relationship between the speedo and odometer to whatever they want.
One(or both) high, low, accurate, etc...
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All I was trying to say was that once the calibrations are set,
If you alter one of them the input (with different tire sizes, reflashing, whatever)...
The other one will then be altered as well. In direct proportion-

Thus, the calibration altering of input data to one readout DOES affect the other.

I think I FIFY, maybe not, but it made more sense to me this way.

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Re: '12 speedometer accuracy?
« Reply #26 on: May 26, 2014, 03:37:56 am »
I also got a 89, but inna 65 about a month ago, in my Maxima.....$425 fine.....ouch. :'(
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Re: '12 speedometer accuracy?
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2014, 10:10:44 pm »
Thanks for the replies guys.  REALLY good info on the 55 series tire.  I'm going that way when new rubber gets spooned on.

Sorry for the delayed response.  Outta commission for a short bit.
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Re: '12 speedometer accuracy?
« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2014, 10:33:52 pm »
Nothing is close to accurate on any kawasaki except the temperature sensor.  its miraculous.

tire sensors, fuel gauge/reserve, speedo all that crap is way off.

bet if i put my bike on a dyno the tach is even off

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Re: '12 speedometer accuracy?
« Reply #29 on: June 05, 2014, 03:03:58 am »
Nothing is close to accurate on any kawasaki except the temperature sensor.  its miraculous.

tire sensors, fuel gauge/reserve, speedo all that crap is way off.

bet if i put my bike on a dyno the tach is even off


Yeah, well... at least the gear position indicator on my bike is usually pretty accurate. :nananana: :motonoises: