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fuel gauge retrofit

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odometer is broken & the fuel idiot light just went south. Anyone know of a fuel gauge retrofit?
thanx, chip.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Oct 4th, 2012, 5:47 pm
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'87 K75S
odometer is broken & the fuel idiot light just went south. Anyone know of a fuel gauge retrofit?
thanx, chip.
My idiot light works but the trip gauge is broke and I like to know how many miles I have on the tank even with the light.

Searches brought up a solution using a bicycle trip computer and Radio Shack rare earth magnets on the rotor. Cheap and works great, email me if you want to know specifics.

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Check out my post about cheap odometer gears. I too had the same issues and felt getting a bike computer was, well, not me.

I have a source on a four set of odometer gears, I just need to get more buyers interested to hit the price point.

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