[ROVERNET - UK] P5 speedo differences
peter at king-co.com
Wed Feb 7 20:39:49 GMT 2007
Hmm, no idea. My simple-scientific approach will probably be to
install it and drive alongside my wife's car, comparing speed readings.
On Feb 7, 2007, at 3:16 PM, Kent Kinard wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>> Question for today is: Can anyone tell me the functional
>> difference between a speedo built for a P5 Mk II and a MK III? I
>> imagine they are calibrated differently, but has anyone swapped
>> them and measured the difference? I have a spare from a MKII, but
>> need to replace my MKIII speedo.
> Just from looking at the parts book, it would seem that the
> difference in the speedos relates to the difference in rear end
> ratios, so you can calculate the percentage difference in the Mk.
> II and Mk. III diffs and find out how much the speedo would be
> off...this assumes you know the ratio of the diff in the car the
> Mk. II speedo came from.
> Kent K.
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