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    Question speed-o fix?

    is there a cheap way to fix the speed-o for larger tires or do i have to spend a few hundred on a calibration tool?

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    I think you "just" need to install the correct speedo gear to the correct tooth count for the tire size...?
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    http://www.quadratec.com/products/pr...ometer+gear%27

    Yep...all you have to do is check the chart and match your gearing and tire size...follow the link to buy one...5 minute install.
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    the above is all correct, however, measure true tire height when figuring gear not the size stamped on the tire.

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    what year jeep?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimhatTJ View Post
    what year jeep?
    Profile says he just lifted an 06 TJ...
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    yep, 1/2" wrench and 5 mins and you're good to go. I have better luck getting the speedo gear from my local Jeep dealership. Because of us, they keep them in stock now.
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    if its an 06 then a spedo gear will NOT work for you.. you need something like the true speed by superlift.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimhatTJ View Post
    if its an 06 then a spedo gear will NOT work for you.. you need something like the true speed by superlift.
    I am not saying you are wrong; but according to Quardatec, the dealer and the factory service manual, the new gear will do it. (Hit the link at my first post at the top of the page.) If they are all wrong, please let me know (and if that is the case that they are all wrong, sorry for the bum scoop).
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    i could be wrong, but i thought in 03 they changed from gear to electronic

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