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 Post subject: Geo Tracker Speedometer
PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 10:16 pm 
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Hi, i have a 1993 geo metro and i was wondering if a 96-98 speedometer would fit in my metro, since the trackers speedometer goes to 105 i said lets ask, but it does have trip mileage and i think that's whats going to stop me, let me know if there's any way possible.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 4:38 pm 
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the trip meter is inconsequential and won't keep you from using the instrument.

the problem will be with the gear ratio differences in the speedometer. the tracker has a different gear ratio in the tranny and different size wheels and tires. the speedo won't read the correct speed without re-calibration, but that shouldn't be impossible to correct.

a speedometer is calibrated to read most accurately in it's mid scale. if it's registered to read 120 mph, it would be operating in it's sweet spot at 60 mph. i surely don't understand why you would want to swap the speedo and have to attend to all of the hassle of re-calibrating it.

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t3 ragtop wrote:
the problem will be with the gear ratio differences in the speedometer.


are you sure?? the speedo head only knows how fast the cable turns. the speedo gear is in the trans not the head unit.

i know i got a tracker unit out of a bone yard and the only difference is the warning light positions. i had to change the light covers to get it correct. i.e. the 4x4 light was on with koeo instead of the check engine,and so on.

my speedo is correct ,but maybe i got lucky with the whole gear ratio thing! all the electrical was a plug in deal.

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cluster is a plug and play deal!! just dont forget to swap the warning light covers

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:49 pm 
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Now the real question. Will a GTi cluster fit a tracker?

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