2010 adv 990 speedo button issue

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  1. xhareshx

    xhareshx n00b

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    my speedo button keeps tearing, this is the second front cover that I've torn. I managed to get a salvaged front cover from a ktm agent. but it also got damaged.
    has anyone experienced this before? any way to fix it besides buying a whole new speedometer?

    everything else works, I live in Singapore and its pretty much humid the whole year round. I'm jus afraid moisture will get in and damage it 20181108_101429.jpg 20181108_101429.jpg
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  2. jhalfhide

    jhalfhide Been here awhile

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    If it were me, I’d stick a layer of Sugru over the buttons and form it into three new buttons.

    Google it. It’s a mouldable thing that sets into a hard rubber.


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  3. xhareshx

    xhareshx n00b

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    looks good actually. thanks for the recommendations.
    the only thing on my mind is if the sugru will bond firmly with the material of the speedo.


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  4. jhalfhide

    jhalfhide Been here awhile

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    Will send some pics of my Sugru use later. It’s great on the bike, bonds well and can be removed if needed.


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  5. xhareshx

    xhareshx n00b

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    appreciate it!


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  6. soupbone

    soupbone Been here awhile

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    Are you using the buttons alot? Why not just do the button relocation?
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  7. jhalfhide

    jhalfhide Been here awhile

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    Sugru - as promised, some pics. It’s like blutac until it cures. Sticks to most things very, very well. I’ve used it to stick these USB sockets to the bike and they’d require a fair amount of prying to remove. I’d then have to scrape off any remainder with a razor blade.

    I’d 100% use it for your speedo buttons. You could even get some orange coloured.

    This person has replaced their missing volume buttons on their phone.

    https://img.wonderhowto.com/img/84/...-missing-volume-buttons-using-sugru.w1456.jpg

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  8. Manrider218

    Manrider218 Been here awhile

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    +1
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  9. xhareshx

    xhareshx n00b

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    I use the "abs" & "set" button quite a fair bit.
    is there a plug and play kit that does this? would love to not stretch over the bars to reach the buttons

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  10. xhareshx

    xhareshx n00b

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    thanks! Will go get some. and try moulding new button over the next few days

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  11. soupbone

    soupbone Been here awhile

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