If you're interested Tim, I've got an Ultragauge thingy that reads out RPMs, MPH, coolant temp, etc. It's a little GPS shaped thing that plugs into the OBDII port. I'm sure it would make the needle calibration a lot easier.
Mine: 2008 Saab 9-3 Aero SportCombi XWD: 82k, Black, MANUAL
Gone: 2002 SVT, #1654
Hers: 2010 Focus SES: 70k, Ebony, Auto, Moon and Tune