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Old 03-20-2011, 09:03 AM
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

^^ can't you tilt your steering wheel upwards??
The speedo in my Garmin GPS works great. I use it a lot.
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:10 AM
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

I can adjust my way of sitting so that the speedometer is viewable.

I can adjust the steering wheel so that the speedometer is viewable.

I can adjust my seat so that the speedometer is viewable.

But I don't want to adjust any of those things, lol.

I am comfortable the way I ride, so I want to find an alternative speed viewing source. Hopefully this GPS/MPH app I downloaded will be sufficient, if not I will look into adding a small gauge elsewhere.
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

jeff i had the same issue.

i bought the ecometer gauge. one of the settings is a digital speedo.

it cost about 70 bux or so.
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:36 AM
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

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jeff i had the same issue.

i bought the ecometer gauge. one of the settings is a digital speedo.

it cost about 70 bux or so.
Awesome, I'll check into that. Thank you.
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:40 AM
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

Or get the Garmin GPS. You can get the widescreen ones for around 100 bucks. So there you'll not only get a speedo, but a GPS as well.
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I got an iphone, and I have a couple apps that I bought. One is ihud, it's a headsup display that works by putting the phone up against the windshield, and you can see the reflection of the speed, only works when it's dark though
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

Oh, haha.
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

What about a cosmetic mirror mod?



Joking aside I am in the same boat. I like to set the steering wheel almost as low as it will go and while I am quite comfortable my view of the speedometer is mostly blocked. I am looking into a secondary gauge like the Ecometer as a strategically placed speedometer.
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

I have owned many vehicles and have never had a problem seeing the gauges until this one, mainly the speedometer. Jeep designed a very impressive 2012 GC, how they missed this in the design process is puzzling !

Sure you can get a clear view if you raise the steering wheel to a bus like setting or turn on the digital speedo but for me this is not something I prefer.
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Re: Speedometer - Is this possible?

I'm 6'4, feel your pain. I almost touch my head to the ceiling.

on a sidenote, anyone else down to try and find a way to lower our seat a little more than is currently allowed? that would be amazing now that I think about it.
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