1971 - 1973 kph speedo decals now available

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Posting this for the interest of anybody living in a metricated country (Aus, Europe etc.) who has a MPH speedo but would like to convert it to KPH.

Stumbled across this item whilst ebaying - a kph decal kit for $59AUD. Looks like you have to cut your own holes though for the oddometer and highbeam light.

http://tinyurl.com/ldu3sed

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I was lucky enough to find a NOS metric speedo a couple of years ago and I gotta say that having a speedo that matches the posted limits makes it so much easier. I would have loved the decal option to have been available back then as I would have saved $150....

 

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The T5s should have metric speedos from the factory as they were built for Germany.

Mine is not a T5 but still a European export model and it has a factory metric speedo.

But that conversion thing is pretty good news for the guys who bought a car in the US and imported it to Europe or Australia.

 

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Hi Brett,

Many thanks for the head's up. Great to see a company doing this sort of thing, and very usefull for us Aussie boys. It gets a little tricky out on the road sometimes when you're converting your speeds over in your head as you're driving along.

Greg.;)

 

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Or with the right trans drive gear you can have a 220 mph spleedo.

That would be cool!

- Paul

 
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Or with the right trans drive gear you can have a 220 mph spleedo.

That would be cool!

- Paul
My speedo is the 220kph version and it is cool! :)

Of course, if anyone ever asks me I'll tell them it's a mph speedo that goes up to 220mph.... :cool:

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Something I've always been curious about --- does the original metric odometer register miles or kilometers? I would assume kilometers, but.....??

 

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Something I've always been curious about --- does the original metric odometer register miles or kilometers? I would assume kilometers, but.....??

Yep, the odometer on my kph speedo registers in kilometers.

 

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Canada is metric ,but not back in the day our cars came out.

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spare in the box with trip-o-meter:

-1 x m/h

-3 x km/h

** I compare and there is difference in gearing in the gauge self between m/h and km/h, I don't know if the gauge works correct with sticking another decal on it... **

 
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