Jul 8

What a tripmaser

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Hello, there are several classic and fun rallies in our area where we want to participate. What a tripmaster I buy best as a beginner. I have a Morgan +8 / 73, what sensor do I need.

Many Thanks

Jul 8




Thank you for your post in our forum!


The best basic tripmeter for beginners would be the International 2 Pro (BR6), with only 2 displays it is easy to follow the Total and Intermediate distances given in your roadbook. If you are entering European rallies where average speed is allowed then we would recommend the International 2S Pro (BR7), as this has the average speed in a third display. However, we would always recommend checking the specific regulations of the event you are entering.


As for the sensor there are several different ones to choose from depending on your fitting preference. Some of the sensors available are as follows:

1. Speedometer Cable Sensor (BR1) – this is a reasonably universal sensor that requires the inner part of the cable to be removed from the outer and the sensor slides onto the inner rotating core.

2. Wheel Sensor (BR2A) – this sensor is fitted to a non-driven wheel, a great choice if your vehicle is prone to wheel spinning, and picks up off the bolts of the brake disk as they go past.

3. Drive/Prop Shaft Sensor (BRH2) – this is a more serious fit generally for much older vehicles that do not have disk brakes, magnets attach to the drive shaft and a sensor is mounted to pick them up as the drive shaft rotates.


We also have Satellite Sensors (BRGPS) available for a less intrusive fit.


More information on choosing a sensor is available from the following link:


After the Tripmeter and the Sensor there is one other item you would require and that is a 2amp in-line fuse (BRFUSE).


For long distance events we would also strongly recommend fitting 2 sensors along with a Dual Sensor Switch (BR49), so you always have a back up.


Obviously there is more equipment/accessories available, but this would be your basic kit to get you going on an event.


Let me know if you need any further information.


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