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Speedhut GPS speedometer
We tried having the original speedometer repaired at MOT while we were there in January but didn't have any luck.   They kept throwing parts at it and it just wasn't working.   We were already up to $500 in parts plus all the labor so we decided...

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Installation was pretty simple, I labeled all of the wires on the gauge before getting started and used a multimeter to locate the 12v constant, 12v on ignition, and the turn signal/high beam indicator wires.

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Now you need to put new bulbs in the other gauges. The new odo looks great.

But what about when one is in a high walled canyon or dense forest? Granted I have not lost signal very often on the Garmin, But it can happen. 
The Garmin also has trip...

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I would have gone with the 220 one you never know. 

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Did you or FOT contact VDO about fixing the original,  or did FOT just wing it on their own?

Just wondering. ...........the GPS looks like a good replacement.

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Now you need to put new bulbs in the other gauges. The new odo looks great.

But what about when one is in a high walled canyon or dense forest? Granted I have not lost signal very often on the...


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Did you or FOT contact VDO about fixing the original,  or did FOT just wing it on their own?

Just wondering. ...........the GPS looks like a good replacement.
I don't think it was the...

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Are you able to put in your start mileage or does it start at Zero?

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Did you check to see if a VDO gauge like the OE was available???

That is the normal upgrade/repair.

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Are you able to put in your start mileage or does it start at Zero?
It starts at zero which is ok with us.  The milage on the other one 39,xxx so I'm guessing it's been a while since the it had...

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Did you check to see if a VDO gauge like the OE was available???

That is the normal upgrade/repair.
From what the guys at MOT said, the OE gauge was working as it should be.  It was not receiving...

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Thinking out of the box can get you out of the box.
Thanks for sharing your solution.

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Reply #12
I bought the same speedometer a couple years ago for the same reason and its been great.