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Topic # 99437 19-Mar-2012 21:15
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I think I may already know the answer but I'm interested in other opinions.
The GPS in my Samsung SG II reads 100 kmph when my Nissan Murano reads 107 mph and my Honda Jazz reads 105 mph.  
Are you willing to bet a speeding fine on your phone's accuracy? 

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  Reply # 597401 19-Mar-2012 21:36
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most cars' speedos overread so you don't get caught. my car reads 60 when doing 53, and 107 when doing 100




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  Reply # 597404 19-Mar-2012 21:38
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look i'm not confirming your phone's speedo abilities ... just stating a semi related fact




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  Reply # 597405 19-Mar-2012 21:39
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GPS is far more accurate provided you are travelling on a straight and level piece of road with good signal. Euro standard for car speedometers is +8 km so your cars are fairly standard.

Handy to know that if you use your cars speedo @ 100 km you have some 'wriggle room' for minor errors.








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  Reply # 597406 19-Mar-2012 21:39
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oops read your line that you already know ....




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  Reply # 597407 19-Mar-2012 21:39
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joker97: most cars' speedos overread so you don't get caught. my car reads 60 when doing 53, and 107 when doing 100


agreed. 





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  Reply # 597408 19-Mar-2012 21:41
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I got done by a camera at 111 when my phone said 111... oops... ;-p

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  Reply # 597411 19-Mar-2012 21:44
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blakamin: I got done by a camera at 111 when my phone said 111... oops... ;-p


in NZ or OZ? Tongue Out 





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  Reply # 597413 19-Mar-2012 21:47
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nakedmolerat:
blakamin: I got done by a camera at 111 when my phone said 111... oops... ;-p


in NZ or OZ? Tongue Out 


In NZ... using LGp500.... On Raumati straight about 2 years ago.. BMW speed warning went off at the same time. They had a green van in the bushes...
I shoulda known..



edit: tested my 91 mazda baiter the other day and it's speedo is only 2kp/h under...

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