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Old 04-28-2009, 02:48 PM   #9
Woolf Barnato
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Originally Posted by slide
Ah, well, I"m lucky, it seems. The x-co of mine is extremely close. This 10% error reading fast is a general comment about other BMW Motorrad products. The story as told to me is that TUV demands that speedos never read slow so BMW calibrate the device to read on or fast with any conceivable tire. Thus the speedo reads fast for most tires.
Only BMW has to adhere to the T.U.V. standards? I calibrated the speedometer on my K1200R by removing the needle and reinstalling it several degrees before zero mph thus it is accurate at 70 mph.
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