Date: Sat, 26 Sep 1998 21:54:55 -0400
From: (bobgoblin 2000)
Subject: Re: Speed gauge inaccurate?

DamonP228 sez... > > On a recent trip to North Carolina i received a speeding ticket. I know you > will probably think I'm lying but I wasn't speeding, at least according to my > speedometer. I always use my cruise control on the highway and had it set for > 62 in a 55. The officeer clocked me at 67. I decided to check it myself. I > had then took it out for a ride. I set the cruise control for 60mph and timed > myself for one mile on a non hilly road. It took 55 seconds to reach one mile. > I guess the officer was right. Is there a way to get your speedometer > re-calibrated? My car is a 1988 16v with 160k. Thanks in advance. > > dp > my 81 was off about the same. I wouldn't bother getting it fixed; I'd just make an adjustment in how far the foot pressed the pedal. But I can't believe you got a ticket for 67. -- - goblin

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