yeh its intentional. they do that so you think you are going faster than you really are. so you THINK ur on a 170 mph bike. well atleast thats what the owner of my dealership told me, when i asked about my speedo being so far off. i mean seriously wtf. thats the stupidest thing ive ever heard.Originally posted by mikebowyer
it is off on a car, the tach is off even more though.
gauges always seem about 10% high on stock vehicles. makes no sense that the bikes with all digital should be off though, its just math with gear ratios, they would have had to do it intentionally, there is no way to just pick the wrong constant in your speed equation as an engineer designing the cluster. i have a professor who designs clusters for delphi (auto clusters), i'll sak him why they're always off.