Author Topic: Speedometer Calibration  (Read 4306 times)

shelterwoods

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Speedometer Calibration
« on: February 05, 2021, 03:54:02 AM »
Is it possible to calibrate the speedometer of an R1250RS with the GS-911? My speedometer reads 3 mph (4.8 kph) fast at all speeds.

Thank you in advance for any help.

Del

mike d

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Re: Speedometer Calibration
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2021, 12:58:48 PM »
All speedometers are designed to read optimistic, and yours sounds quite normal.

As for adjusting it with a GS-911 I doubt that function is available.

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Re: Speedometer Calibration
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2021, 04:40:23 PM »
I recall reading that this is a purposeful design by BMW to comply with some German law prohibiting that a speedometer should ever understate speed. Every BMW bike that i have ever ridden overstates the speed against what the GPS says.
Hey BMW: No service manual = no new bike.