Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 23:11:00 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: Number on back of speedometer for Saab 99? (km/h)

Mikael Johansson wrote: > I've got my fathers old Saab 99, the speedometer didn't work very > well so we changed it. The "new" one came from a older Saab 99. Mine > is a -84. The "new" speedometer had a number on the back like "0.62" > or so, i can't remember and the car is'nt here so i can't check. > > The old one had another number. However we changed some plastic cogwheels > also. The result however became that it shows 10km/h to little. So i > wonder if anyone knows what number it's supposed to be? Need to buy the > speedometer before going to the car. > > The car is a normal 99 from 84, it has 5 gears. The number is likely to refer to the final drive ratio I'll guess. Changing tyre sizes will affect speedo accuracy of course too. Graham

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