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Old 07-23-2005, 10:20 PM
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i am replacing the gauges on my 98 dusky. It currently does not have a speedometer and i want to install one. I have never done this before and i am wondering if anyone has any tips on this type of installation. Any info is greatly appreciated.
Old 07-24-2005, 09:26 AM
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WHY ????

They never show the correct MPH
Gps gives you your speed ....
and your going to have to drill your Transom....

Add a fuel flow meter and you will have better use of the space !!!!!

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Default Re: installing a speedometer

Tightline Rod's - 7/24/2005 9:26 AM

WHY ????

They never show the correct MPH
Gps gives you your speed ....
and your going to have to drill your Transom....

Add a fuel flow meter and you will have better use of the space !!!!!

JOhn
My throught's exactly. Your wasting your money on a speedo.
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Default Re: installing a speedometer

I am in agreement, do not waste your money or time on a speedometer. None of them every work/last too long and I have never seen one that is accurate.

Get a GPS and that is all you will need.
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Thanks you guys, i will take the advice.
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Default Re: installing a speedometer

GPS for true, real-world speed; paddle wheel sensor for over-the-water speed (no, they won't necessarily be the same.)

GPS is the more accurate and more critical reading.

jky

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