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Old 04-13-2013, 08:29 PM   #13059
Sleepy John
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Originally Posted by gavo View Post
Thats good milage if your speedo said 110kph it was closer to 100
The road sign said 110. In outback NSW the speedo on the German mothership was reading 130-140 matching the GPS. The bloody DR was close behind whenever I stopped. The Deathwings were well past their use-by date when we got back home.

i know what you mean Gavo. It's for our own safety that Japanese speedos ( cars and bikes ) are 10% optimistic. The Europeans can build then so they're dead accurate. I guess that's where all those out of work Swiss watchmakers found new careers.
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