Want to Roll Back Miles on Your Used Lambo? Just Spend Some Money

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey
want to roll back miles on your used lambo just spend some money

We all know the scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off where Ferris and Cameron tried to roll back the mileage on Cameron's dad's prized Ferrari -- an attempt that ended with the car shooting out of the garage and into a ravine.


Well, perhaps if the movie was shot now instead of in the 1980s and if Cameron's dad drove a Lambo Urus, the scene would be easy to shoot. Ferris would just need an aftermarket part that costs a few hundred Euros. Apparently easy to install, these parts will stop your Urus from counting the mileage.

We're not linking to these parts or the companies that sell them, because we don't want to encourage shady and possibly illegal behavior. That said, we do see them offered for other brands and models. The Lamborghini got our attention, but it's not the only affected brand.

So, buyer beware. I was under the impression that rolling back odometers was a difficult thing to do, especially in today's digital age, but apparently, it's easier than I thought, especially if you have money to burn.

Obviously, this means a used car could be sold for more than it's worth, and a buyer might not be fully informed of the maintenance schedule.

We hate to be the bearers of bad news. If you're shopping for a used car, especially one that is considered to be higher-end, you now have one more thing to look out for.

[Image: Lamborghini]

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  • Master Baiter Master Baiter on Nov 21, 2022

    Super timely post. I have three Lambos in my garage that I've been wanting to roll back mileage on. Thanks!

    • Mike Beranek Mike Beranek on Nov 28, 2022

      Oh cool! I hope they come up with a version for the 7 Ferraris in my garage.


  • Jalop1991 Jalop1991 on Nov 21, 2022

    So you can make the dash display be something different. That's WAY different than rolling the odometer back.


    The true mileage is stored in many places in a modern car, and it's pitifully easy to compare the dash display against the various computers. And frankly, if I were buying a modern high buck car, I'd pay to have that inspection done.

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    • Bobbysirhan Bobbysirhan on Nov 22, 2022

      In Virginia, no state inspection station is going to check your car's ECU mileage before entering the odometer reading into the state computer where it will trigger a mileage discrepancy on your carfax if anyone ever does check the true mileage.


  • ToolGuy ToolGuy on Nov 22, 2022

    Observations:

    • Cameron's dad should have sprung for a floor jack and two jack stands

    • Cameron's heel must have been genetically altered to dent the front bumper like that

  • Bobbysirhan Bobbysirhan on Nov 22, 2022

    1979 Plymouth Horizon odometers would take miles off if you drove in reverse. It can take a while to drive as far in reverse as you can cover in half an hour of zipping around town in your Mom's car though.

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