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Old 09-19-2009, 02:25 AM
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does getting bigger tires cause the speedometer to read inaccurate?
 
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Yes, along with the odometer. There are several online calculators that will give you the difference, and here's one.
 
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Old 09-19-2009, 09:08 AM
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Yes, but as long as you are just going up a tire size or two, the inaccuracy will hardly be noticeable.
 
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Old 09-19-2009, 11:17 AM
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ok, good to know thanks guys
 
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What size tires do you plan on running? Im also assuming you have the stock size now 235/75/15?
 
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yeah i have stock now. i wanna get a 2'' suspension lift (maybe this onehttp://roughcountry.com/chevy_4wd_s10.html. ) not sure what size yet 30 or 31s with some cragar soft 8s.. whats a good fit with little to no rubbing?
 
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I just got my crager soft 8's friday, ill have my center caps on monday and ill post pics of it before and after it will give you a good idea what it will look like, your trucks the same color as mine also.
 
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I'm running a different size tire than stock. I even used the Tech2 scanner to program the new tires in, and my speedo is still off...at least compared to my GPS. When I pass the mobile "Your speed is...." things that cops set out on the side of the road, the speedo is off, but the GPS matches exactly, every time.
 
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I put 205 50 15's on my 88 s10 2wd , my speedo read 135km/h when i was going 100 lol
 
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i have 32x11.5s and my speedometer is off by 5mph. my speedo says i'm going 50 when i'm doing 55, figured this out with my gps =]
 

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