[feeler] recalibrated speedo ring for BMW G650

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Max Kool, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. snooker

    snooker AttitudeIsEverything

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    Well they are NOT the same. Is yours made to fit only the rear wheel (is this where the speedo pickup is?), or do you know if it will fit either?

    And actually I just received your ring and really I just bought it because I got a 2nd set of wheels and the front wheel came without a sensor ring, which I need for the ABS to work. I didn't really care about the speedo accuracy, I just wanted a ring and figured it would fit either wheel.

    So now I'm not sure what to do. I was planning to put my OEM rear ring on the front wheel (will it fit???), and put your new one on the rear. ?
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  2. Max Kool

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    I honestly can't tell you, but if you have both why not compare them youself?

    Number of boltholes, number of slots, ring diameter, etc.
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  3. snooker

    snooker AttitudeIsEverything

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    :lol3 yep I'll do that, just don't have the new wheels yet and won't pull my stock wheels off until they arrive. Was hoping you would just know from your vast experience. :wink:

    Please confirm that your ring is for the rear, and that this is where the speedo pickup is?
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  4. Max Kool

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    Confirmed.


    the speedo ring we're talking about in this thread is a customised slotted ring to replace the stock one BMW fits to the rear wheel. This ring is being used for both the speedo and the ABS (same pickup afaik).

    Practice has proven this recalibrated ring will not interfere with the ABS system. No faulty warning light, no strange behaviour.
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  5. Erik RS

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    Do you plan to make any more??
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  7. Erik RS

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    I'll do another run. Reckon they'll be available in about a fortnight.
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  8. shards

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    Thanks very much, please email or PM me when they're ready and I'll Paypal you.

    Thanks, Steve
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  9. nytrashman

    nytrashman old and in the way

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    any chance of getting you to make one for a '07 F650GS single cyl? bet a lot of folks would be interested.
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  10. Max Kool

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    Is the F650GS just as plagued with an eggareting speedo? Is it "driven" off the rear wheel sensor just as the G650X?
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  11. Erik RS

    Erik RS Three Wheel Maniac

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    I've got a new batch ready for those who are interested

    Same conditions as before
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  12. shards

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    Just Paypal'ed and PM'ed you.

    Please confirm receipt of both.
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  13. ridin gaijin

    ridin gaijin riding > posting

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    OK, ordinarily I'd feel dumb about this post, but I've owned my X-Co for about 5 days, so I'm a n00b. :augie

    What's involved in replacing the stock unit--how much of a PITA in terms of time and sweat? Also, what do we do, lay the bike down on a nice blanket on its left side or something? (With the Tiger there was a threat of oil seeping into the cylinders if left down for too long.)

    Thanks guys--rg
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  14. shards

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    Assuming you're talking about the Speedo Ring on the back wheel.....

    Just remove the wheel, remove the old unit, bolt up the new unit, replace the rear wheel.
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  15. mr7q

    mr7q Stupid and Contagious

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    As a set of SuperMoto wheels for my XChallenge will most likely be a Christmas present to myself, someone correct me if I'm making a wrong ass-umption here. I'm keeping the dirt wheels, so I'll essentially have two bikes! :evil

    By setting the computer to 17" thanks to Max Kool's procedure, I will:
    1) have the stock wheel set 21/18 with the stock ABS ring
    2) use the speedo ring from this thread on the 17/17 rear wheel

    Sounds like both would then be reporting at least close to the correct speed, given that the stock wheel set is being corrected by the computer and the SuMo wheel set is being corrected by the ABS ring?

    I'm also thinking I should buy an XTank at the same time... If only to save on shipping... :freaky
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  16. schlim66

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    I converted mine to SuMo wheels also and have wondered about the speedo error. Would the new ABS ring fix the error with my 17's?

    Schlim66
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  17. Max Kool

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    Yes it will, if you ALSO set the speedo on the smaller rear wheel circumference.
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  18. mtmc

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    Do you have any of these left?
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  19. Erik RS

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    None. Last sold just before Xmas.
    You in a hurry? I'll do another small batch, but that could take a few weeks.
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  20. mtmc

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    No big hurry, just damaged mine. If it'll take a week or so I'll take two of them.

    Any more info on when your new retail website will be up and running?

    -Matt
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