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Tachometer for the drive wheels

a meter that measures the rpm's of the drive wheels.
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This is meant for those who like to know more about what their car is doing and be more in control.
BJS, Nov 30 2006


       (The manual car I drive doesn't even have a tachometer for the engine...)
BJS, Nov 30 2006

       Isn't that called a speedometer?
discontinuuity, Dec 01 2006

       Not quite. The spedometer only measures the rotation of the drive wheels, and many times, only one of them. I would also like to see something like that on my car. I'm not sure how many times it would come in handy for normal street driving, but for off-roaders and rock crawlers, I think it could definitely end up being worth the trouble to make one. [+]
Hunter79764, Dec 01 2006

       The 07 Acura MDX has a similar idea. It shows % engine torque per each drive wheel... A wheel tachometer would be a neat thing to view during turns or when there is a loss of traction (ie: only one wheel spinning) [+] as long as it is mounted somewhere not taking up more space in front of the steering wheel. Heads up display maybe?
acurafan07, Dec 01 2006

       This could be done by using the anti-lock brake sensors on each wheel: count the pulses.
Ling, Dec 01 2006

       Why are you that concerned on the road 90% of the time the wheels at going the same speed.
dev45, Dec 01 2006


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