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Speedometer Recalibration

What's the best option? And the cheapest option? My speedometer ends up being 5 mph off... so when I'm going 60, I'm actually going 65! I'm glad I haven't gotten a ticket yet!

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I just use my GPS, you can put a superlift truespeed on it and recalabrate.

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I just use my GPS, you can put a superlift truespeed on it and recalabrate.
Truespeed works or find someone who has a scanner like an autoenginuity and they should be able to correct it as well.

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Do you think my local tire store could do it?

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If it's not something you will have to do frequently just go in to Ford and have them recalibrate it. Dave had it done since he put on his 35" tires and I think he told me it cost him $60. I wouldn't waste the time or money on a truespeed or similar device. They cost around $200 and for an extra hundred or two you could have the autoenginuity tool that does a hell of a lot more than just read codes or recalibrate speedometers.

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I use the superchips tirepaq, NOT running the superchips tune just recalibrated the speedo which was 7 off

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when I set the revs per mile with my sct will it fix the speedo?
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when I set the revs per mile with my sct will it fix the speedo?
No. That only affects shift points in the tranny.

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