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Installing the Dakota Digital Speedometer

Discussion in 'How-To' started by Raywood, May 7, 2010.

  1. Mr4500dodge

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    Yes. But it is a one shot deal. Make sure you just put the mileage and don't add tenths on to it because the DD doesn't read out 1/10ths.
     
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    ok thanks. have been looking at getting one of these
     
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    The Dakota is very simple to install and set the miles.
    They also have a great customer service department if you do have any questions.
    They come in red and blue display.
    I have them discounted on The Group Buy Page at this link:
    http://valuetec.startlogic.com//page12.html
    Thanks for every ones support!:2thumbs:
     
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    It only took me 30 minutes to install also, then set the odometer, and when I check the speedometer with GPS, the speed was right on. So, you might not have to calibrate the speedometer. :D
     
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    I also just ordered one - in red - I like red .... :cheers:
     
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    Thanks Norbert!:2thumbs:
    These are shipped direct from Dakota for faster delivery.
    I'll call them this morning and get that shipped right away.
     
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    Thanks a lot!!!
     
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    Installing new speedometer

    Does anyone have a video of the speedometer change out? Especially for a 2004 BDM. I want the digital look but cant really tell if its a simple swap and what after market ones I can use?
     
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    tach on my 08 pitbull needs calibrated

    I am having trouble with the calibration to my digital tachometer on my speedo. the mph is correct but the tach which runs around the rim of the speedo casing is "off".....the readings only go to 2 green bars, sometimes 3 or 4 if I wind it out some. is there a fix for this? can I download something?

    please help!

    thanks
     
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    I am having the exact same problem. my 08 pit is doing the same thing HELP!
     
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    Thx Ray just installed my DD on my Ridgeback which took about 15 minutes
    To access the odometer change hold button down on speedo as you turn key on
    Guess if I read the instructions I would have found this out sooner!!
    Great product and great write up on the install Ray!
     
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    I just put the blue one on mine about a month ago, I really like the change:old2:
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    I just bought one and I am waiting for my speedo housing to come back from chroming to put it on my bike .
     
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    Hi all, I have a novice question, I have a 2004 Mastiff and the original speedo died due to water ingress. and the previous owner gave me another autometer which died within a 100 miles likely from the same problem. My question, is that I have a separate Tach mounted between the bars and the speedo is in the top of the tank. I keep seeing these dakota speedos online but it refers to a "tach ring" can I keep the analog tach and just replace the speedo with the dakota unit? is there a specific model difference between the speedo with the tack ring and the analog tach? thank you for the help.
     
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    Might wanna go here first and tll us who you is:D

    http://www.bigdogbiker.com/threads/your-introduction.25016/
     
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    There is no tach ring on speedo itself, -05 up tach is a ring around the speedo... so a speedo is a speedo, except on Ker's case. Go and have a look on Dakota net page...
     
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