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Kurganhunter

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I built my 54' Chevy truck as a way to snub technology. I am an analog hands on guy when possible. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely have a full working knowledge of it. I just think simple is better. My phone is only a year old. it is a flip phone and no text. (yes you can get them) All that being said, I am a car guy and watch many shows. During an episode of "Roadkill Classics" they built  "BLASPHEMI" which was a 55 Chevy with a HEMI. During a visit to Rutledge Wood, he discussed a "gps speedo" A WHAT????.This might not be new to you but, to me it was. It was also a problem solver. My rebuilt 54 speedo is not working with a cable from my 1978 4X4 trani, go figure. I am moving to a state that does not tax your gas or your rig. They only have a road use fee based on your miles. I can't rely on my nav for my speed. I need an odometer. I contacted "SPEEDHUT" who hooked me up with a unit that works completely independent of all vehicle sensors and cables. Here is a comparison pic with the gps on the right with a homemade mounting plate. (more pics when in)IMG_1348.jpg
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IMG_1352.jpg  IMG_1354.jpg I went with the black as the old one was. I shoulda gone with white to match the rest
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These are a great setup. I actually used speedhut’s “speed box” gps converter on my chevelle so I could keep my factory speedo, and it works great! No more bouncing needle and I don’t have to pull the tranny down to change drive gears if/when I decide to change the rear gears
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I think they are one of the best kept secrets in gauge technology (til' now) SPEEDHUT is an American company right in Utah and there customer service is top notch. It is kind of ironic that technology can be so easy. I connected 5 wires (2) for lights (2) ground (1) keyed hot and the antenna coax. I didn't power up constant hot as I use a battery disconnect. Besides, a small block 383 Chevy needs a few to warm up before driving. It picks up a connection very fast. If you look at the top pic in the 2nd post, that small black box on the dash is the antenna
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