Wednesday, August 02, 2017

1960 Oldsmobile Super 88 had a cool speedometer trick you had to be driving it to see... as you went faster, the speedo bar was green, then orange yellow, then red (Thanks Les!)



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  1. My dad's Opel had the same thing; changing colour at 50 kph and again at 60 kph, the two being city speed limits in different parts of Europe. Can't recall if the speedo in my own Volvo 544 did the same thing.

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    1. cool! I doubt there is a video on you tube I can embedd to illustrate that an Opel or Volvo speedo does this visual aid

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  2. the old Mercedes benz models like the 220se or the 230SL pre i966 had that feature except they oriented south to north and progressed from green to red very cool how they did that

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    1. see, I dig how I post about something and then people comment and tell me more about it! A Mercedes... huh! Thanks!

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  3. My 47 Chrysler did the same. The radio tone had a similar spectrum as you chose treble to bass

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    1. well... that's the first I've heard of a Chrysler doing that with a speedo! Thanks!

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