Wheels throwing out speedo - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes Sponsored by: Discount Tire Direct

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-04-03, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
EA Ford Fanatic
 
copscatchme's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 78
Wheels throwing out speedo

G"day,
I know there are heaps of fellas out there that have upgraded their stock 15 inch alloys to larger 16 or 17 inch alloys. When you guys put them on, did it screw with the speedo reading and if so, how can you fix it to get the proper reading?


I have something to say, its better to burn-out, than to fade away
copscatchme is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-04-03, 11:07 PM
BA'o'Matic 100% working.
 
Dellboy999's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Victoria
Age: 45
Posts: 3,838
You put lower profile tyres on the larger rims, if you keep the overall diamter roughly the same as stock, your speedo stays more or less accurate.

However I do believe you can change the speedo gears to correct the problem if need be, read on some site some where, will try find the link.

Dellboy999

I did put something here, but it vanshied, I think

"So long and thanks for all the fish!"
Dellboy999 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-04-03, 11:12 PM
Registered User
 
EFFalcon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Mornington Peninsula
Age: 32
Posts: 7,517
i got 17's put on and its fine, just a matter of getting the right tyres to suit

1995 EF II Falcon GLi: Heritage Green, 4spd Auto, AUII 17" Rims, Custom BA Front Bar, Lowered, Gas Research LPG, Clear Indicators, JVC MP3 Headunit, Phoenix Gold 6.5" Splits, Coustic 481QE Amp, Clarion 12" sub, Leather Seats, Power Window Conversion, 3.45 LSD, Pacemaker Comp Extractors, 2.5" Exhaust, Mandrel Bent Intake, High Flow Filter, Wade 1004 110 cam.

In Progress: BA XR Side Skirts, BA XR Rear bar, BA Shifter Handle.


Want your EF on effalcon.com? Drop me a PM!
E-Series Club Stickers Here!

E-Series Moderator/Membership Officer/Webmaster/Cruise Official
EFFalcon is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-04-03, 11:12 PM
BA'o'Matic 100% working.
 
Dellboy999's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Victoria
Age: 45
Posts: 3,838
Here it is:

http://forums.fordmods.com/phpBB2/documents.php?doc=30

Dellboy999

I did put something here, but it vanshied, I think

"So long and thanks for all the fish!"
Dellboy999 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fitting wheels from other models Hyena Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes 15 09-23-03 09:27 PM
Hot Wheels Focus Big Block Ford Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes 1 03-09-03 12:10 AM
coloured wheels JG33PY The Pub 17 01-12-03 06:06 PM
Ford Falcon wins first Wheels Car of the Year award since 1966 RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 0 11-26-02 06:06 AM
CALLING ALL AUSTRALIANS - Stolen wheels XF S Pak Wagon The Pub 4 11-06-02 05:10 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome