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Old 02-21-2012, 07:18 AM   #104
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Originally Posted by Lscman View Post
Odometer manipulation tools are totally illegal to use and also totally illegal to own in all 50 states. This goes for dealer shops too. They are allowed to have tools to clone a new cluster to show same mileage (copy).
I'm not sure what's involved in the new cars with digital odometers, but I replaced the speedo in my old 1979 Mustang and matched the odometer by using a screwdriver to move the wheels to what the existing mileage was. By your logic, owning a screwdriver was illegal. I say the law may say that, but it is not fully enforceable. (And I suspect the same tools for setting a new cluster are the same tools for re-programming a used cluster - but I could be wrong there.)

Personally, I just bought an Ultra-Gauge and was done with it ...
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