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Old 07-11-2018, 07:41 PM   #1
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Hi everyone, I have a question about the speedo on my 1990 1100. It's off, when I have the bike going 80km/h I'm only going 70 and it gets worse when I increase speed to the point of 200km/h being only 175 confirmed on gps.
Is this the norm for these bikes or do I need a new speedo cable or something? Bike is stock tire size and all, any ideas? Thanks.
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Old 07-11-2018, 07:44 PM   #2
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Yup, all of them are off. Change the sprockets and or tire size and it gets worse or better depending on which way you go.
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Old 07-12-2018, 03:59 PM   #3
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And unlike some other bikes, it can't be fixed by programming the speed sensor, but I bought a digital gauge cluster, hooked it up to the original sensor and was able to adjust it through the interface on the gauge.
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