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03-20-2011, 09:37 AM #1
Calibration fro new tires
Hello my Name is Anthony I just put 275/75/18 BF Goodrich All Terrains on my 2004 Silverado with a 3" body lift. My speedometer is off by 1 or 2 MPH. Do I really need to calibrate the computer to recognize this . Will the shift pattern do any damage to my trans. If so help...........................
03-24-2011, 12:38 PM #2
1 to 2 mph is not going to effect much. I have OCD so that would bother me by being off. I installed a superlift speedo calibrator on mine. it is installed inline and can be tweeked to get speed correct. otherwise programmers will do it based on old to new tire sizes.David
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03-24-2011, 01:01 PM #3
You should be fine with 1-2mph off. The factory computer compensates I believe up to 10% for tire size. The factory knows some people are going to go to a differant size tire. Most speedo's are off alittle from the factory.
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