: Another tech question

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Oct 28 08:10:23 PDT 2007


sprocket size has nothing to do with speedo reading on sv.


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-690-5171
http://www.twfracing.com/index.html
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wade Bartlett" <wade.bartlett at gmail.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2007 7:49 AM
Subject: Re: : Another tech question


> Margie wrote:
>> Changed the rear sproket and now the speedo is 10mph too fast.  Is there 
>> any way to adjust?
>
> It's only 10mph at one particular speed. It's really a percentage change, 
> giving higher mph differences as the speed increases.  Said another way, 
> the slower you go the closer the readout is to reality. Lately, I've just 
> gotten used to thinking my way through an 11% error in my speedo 
> (indicated 70mph = 62 or so, etc). There's no good fix that I have ever 
> heard of.  With one bike, I painted new speed-lines on the glass face at 
> 35, 45, 55, 65. I never got ambitious enough to open the face up and make 
> a new dial face, but that would work, too.  Don't forget your odometer is 
> now reflecting the change, too (if your speedo reads higher than true, the 
> odometer will, too). Good luck. Peace. -W
>
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