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Hi Everyone,

I've got an MPH speedo in my GTV, does anyone have km/h one they don't need anymore?

All I really need is the clock face.

Thanks !
 

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Might be a daft question, but, would it have to be re-calibrated..?
If the car's in MPH, would just changing the dials give a true KMPH reading..??:confused:
 

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Might be a daft question, but, would it have to be re-calibrated..?
If the car's in MPH, would just changing the dials give a true KMPH reading..??:confused:
No. The pulse generator ( phase 1 ) is 16 pulses per revolution of the gearbox output shaft and for phase 2 the ABS system gives out a signal which is based on the average of the four road wheels. The calibration is just printing the numbers in the right place on the dial.
 

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You're on fire tonight Mitch - a moment ago I nearly bought four pedal rubbers, and now this... :lol:

I can't zoom in on the eBay mobile site (on my iPhone) - Is that a ring of red MPH numbers inside the km/h speedo? I've never seen that before! My phase-2 Spider sold new in Japan has km/h only (in white) and my Phase-1 (sold new here in NZ) has a ring of yellow km/h numbers inside the MPH numbers (white). I know it is functional but since we've used only km/h in NZ since 1967 (more than ten years before I was born) it does make the dial seem cluttered and harder to read at a glance.

I wonder if MPH-only speedos exist in England - generally seen on 60's cars here.

The bigger nuisance not fixed by scanning/reprinting the dials is the odometer and trip meter being in miles. If the motorway exit is in 2km, a glance at the odometer isn't so helpful ("hmmm... 86.4 + (0.62 * 2), so that'll be when it says 87.6, then"...) My mileage is recorded on the national computer records as being in kilometres, and when I sell the car, there is likely to be some confusion...

-Alex
 
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