: Another tech question

dave193 dave193 at rogers.com
Sun Oct 28 11:02:58 PDT 2007


i'm sure it was george at turn2. i don't have the info it was on the 
cumputerbefor i lost everything when we had the virus & had to dump 
everything. did you get in touch with turn 2 or not let me know i might be 
able to find him for you as he was moving his shop when i last spoke to him
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wade Bartlett" <wade.bartlett at gmail.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2007 11:24 AM
Subject: Re: : Another tech question


>>> Margie wrote:
>>>> Changed the rear sprocket and now the speedo is 10mph too fast.  Is 
>>>> there any way to adjust?
>
>> <wade.bartlett at gmail.com>
>>> 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
>
> zoran wrote:
>> sprocket size has nothing to do with speedo reading on sv.
>
> Zoran is, of course, correct. My streetbike's speedo error is due to a 
> change in the speedo-drive at the front wheel (long story), and not due to 
> sprocket changes.  I need more coffee before replying to emails on 
> weekends, obviously. Margie: how did you determine you were showing 10mph 
> too high? And this changed at the time you swapped sprockets? Did you make 
> any other changes at the same time?  -W
> 



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