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Offline GAURDIANSR6

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spedometer fix
« on: July 20, 2013, 07:50:57 pm »
Does anyone use a speedoHealer or speedoDRD I was wanting to put one on my r6 after I regear it would like some info on them if you use either thanx
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Re: Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2013, 08:44:51 pm »
Not sure but have heard there a waist of money. I think it only brings you from say 10% off to like 6-7%

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Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2013, 09:51:25 pm »
You can dial them in very close.  The question I always ask is, "Why?" 

If you do the typical -1/+2 change on your bike (stock is 16/45) the change is about a 4.4% higher reading on your speedo.  That means that at an indicated 52 mph, you are actually doing 50 mph.  At an indicated 78 mph, you're actually doing 75.  Not that big of a change. 

If you are concerned with resale value, then if you go 25,000 miles (after you changed the gearing) your odo would say you went 26100 miles.  If you have, say 15000 miles on the bike right now, how much difference would there be in resale on a bike with 40,000 miles on the clock vs. 41,100?  None, at all.  Believe me.

Those are fairly high numbers, (not extremely high numbers)  just for the example.  In reality, you might get 15000 miles out of a sprocket, at which point the error would be 650 miles. 


That's why I consider it a waste, for me.  But that's only my personal opinion.  I wouldn't blast anyone for getting one 'cause they wanted the accuracy.  Just don't kid yourself into thinking that it is going to preserve the resale value of the bike.
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Re: Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2013, 11:41:30 pm »
He makes a good point.

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Re: Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2013, 01:22:35 am »
Think he's more concern with getting pulled over vs resale.

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Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2013, 06:24:38 am »
 I would just like the accuracy not worried about the resale don't plan on saleing for a long while.
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Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2013, 11:07:45 am »
I am on my 2nd bike and both times I hear the fix to the speedo issue is going +1 on front sprocket alone.

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Re: Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2013, 01:02:15 pm »
Think he's more concern with getting pulled over vs resale.

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When geared down, the speedo will read higher than your actual speed.....so if you are doing an indicated 45 in a 40, the cop would radar you at around 43 mph.  The way I see it, you are LESS likely to get pulled over.  Now if you were REALLY speeding (ahem, like some guy on a "praying mantis" looking bike does on Foothills parkway)  it probably wouldn't matter that the speedo is off 4 mph @ 100 mph.  "But officer I was really only going 96!" LOL....



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« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2013, 01:05:20 pm »
When geared down, the speedo will read higher than your actual speed.....so if you are doing an indicated 45 in a 40, the cop would radar you at around 43 mph.  The way I see it, you are LESS likely to get pulled over. 


I was thinking the same thing.

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Re: Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2013, 01:48:54 pm »
Hahahahahaha.  Hey hey wait! It might work saying that, and my Speedo was saying 154 not 100. So what's the speed now. Lol  I said trust because he is as bad as me on straights.

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Re: spedometer fix
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2013, 02:22:45 pm »
Great points for sure the people i've seen use them were doing stuff like putting harley fairings on on hooking up the harley speedo.
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