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Speedo Calibration woes.

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Hi,
Hope this is the right forum for this query.( Apologies if not )
Just got my speedo back from Germany where I sent it to be calibrated.
It is an 805 MPH fitted to my 1990 T3 Westy 2WD
It came back much worse than previously and when I informed the guy , he is in denial and claims I sent him a 1000 speedo, I have only heard of a 1600 fitted to syncros.
I  have my insurance photos of the speedo for mileage allowance etc.and MOT,s but he will not accept the mistake, so I still have a dodgy speedo and many euros out of pocket.
Is it possible that in Germany an 805 is known as a 1000 please and I am missing something.
Any advice welcome

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805 is a 2wd,1600 is a syncro mph,1000 is a syncro kph.they show about 10% faster Than your actual speed 

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1000 is 2wd km/h

All syncro speedo are 1600 turns

afaik
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Many thanks for the above, the speedo guy has agreed to recalibrate for 805. :ok

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silverbullet wrote:
21 Jul 2020, 19:42
1000 is 2wd km/h

All syncro speedo are 1600 turns

afaik

KMH Syncro speedo is 1000
KMH 2wd is 500
MPH Syncro is 1600
MPH 2wd is 805

simple and obvious really
 

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Would comparing with a satnav be of any use as a comparison of speed in either MPH or KPH.
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Many thanks for the all the above.
Hopefully sorted.  :ok

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