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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 09:52 AM Thread Starter
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Speedometer Ratio?

Hello All,
I am currently looking for an aftermarket speedometer. I've tried to search on here for the correct drive ratio, but could not find a definitive answer. Just in case it makes a difference (with the ratios) I am looking at buying a mini tach.
Thanks

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Not sure about the speedo, but the tach runs off one of the coils, so no ratio's to worry about there.


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Hello All,
I am currently looking for an aftermarket speedometer. I've tried to search on here for the correct drive ratio, but could not find a definitive answer. Just in case it makes a difference (with the ratios) I am looking at buying a mini tach.
Thanks
Does anyone have a front wheel off their bike, and could count the number of teeth on the speedo pinion and wheel gears in the gearbox for drodeo17?

X2 to hyper. The tach sensor reads off the front coil and has nothing to do with the speedo drive gears.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
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As a matter of fact I do have the front wheel off my bike (forks at painters) I can go count now.

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Stripped down to motor and frame
Front- 100/90-19 Avon Wide White Walls (cause I couldn't find the 110's)
Rear- 170/80-15 Avon Wide White Walls
Custom Lowering bracket (no shocks)
Powder coated rims Red
14" Apes (cause they didn't have 16" in)
Custom Seat
Ear Shaved
Aftermarket headlight & tail light
Flat Black Paint
Custom Exhaust with Wrap
New Turn Signals
kuryakyn 6180 Grips with helmet locks
Highway Brackets from ccspinner
Kuryakyn Longhorn Offset Dually Highway Pegs
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 04:44 PM Thread Starter
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Scratch everything I just said.

Completed
Stripped down to motor and frame
Front- 100/90-19 Avon Wide White Walls (cause I couldn't find the 110's)
Rear- 170/80-15 Avon Wide White Walls
Custom Lowering bracket (no shocks)
Powder coated rims Red
14" Apes (cause they didn't have 16" in)
Custom Seat
Ear Shaved
Aftermarket headlight & tail light
Flat Black Paint
Custom Exhaust with Wrap
New Turn Signals
kuryakyn 6180 Grips with helmet locks
Highway Brackets from ccspinner
Kuryakyn Longhorn Offset Dually Highway Pegs
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-31-2009, 04:52 PM Thread Starter
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Let me rephrase. I still do need the info Olhoss was talking about. I just can't get to my bike right now because I lost the keys to the room that I have it in.
Yep, It has been one of those days.

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Stripped down to motor and frame
Front- 100/90-19 Avon Wide White Walls (cause I couldn't find the 110's)
Rear- 170/80-15 Avon Wide White Walls
Custom Lowering bracket (no shocks)
Powder coated rims Red
14" Apes (cause they didn't have 16" in)
Custom Seat
Ear Shaved
Aftermarket headlight & tail light
Flat Black Paint
Custom Exhaust with Wrap
New Turn Signals
kuryakyn 6180 Grips with helmet locks
Highway Brackets from ccspinner
Kuryakyn Longhorn Offset Dually Highway Pegs
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