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Old 08-02-2008, 03:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bbjsw10 View Post
What about this option on some cars, a add on hall effect. Put 1-2 magnets on halfshaft close to tranny and mount a hall effect like this one.
I bet dcb's already thinking along those lines for his motorbike. (He's already got the magnet/pickup installed, in the form of a bicycle computer.)

EDIT: FYI the Audiovox cruise control I added to my car came with a magnet kit for just this purpose - for older cars that may not have a VSS signal.
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