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Offline ian davies

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Speedo fixed
« on: 24.02. 2012 15:54 »
Hi Everyone. I posted a question some time ago about my speedo, after 50 mph it   would go straight up to 120 and then come back when i slowed down. Someone suggested i take the clock apart and clean. Well i took it off, removed bezel, which came off quite easily, gave the internals a good blast with WD40, refitted, hey presto working a treat. Question, on the top of my oil tank, (A7) is a short pipe, breather i suspect, should there be a hose from this going down to the bottom of the frame? No oil has ever escaped from here. Cheers Ian.
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Offline iansoady

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Re: Speedo fixed
« Reply #1 on: 24.02. 2012 16:14 »
I fitted a hose from here to end up over the final drive sprocket but haven't seen any oil come out of it.
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Offline Beezageezauk

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Re: Speedo fixed
« Reply #2 on: 24.02. 2012 16:40 »
Hi Ian,

Glad your speedo problem worked out ok in the end.

That pipe on top of your oil tank didn't have a tube fitted to it when the bike left the factory.

Beezageezauk.