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Robbie8819
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Hi guys new member here from snowy Southern Ontario, Canada. I have recently purchased this NS400R and am doing a light restoration. One of the issues is that there is dirt/dust/crud in the speedo. Anyone ever dismantled the speedo and if so what problems exist. Sorry about the Suzuki in the photo.
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Re: Speedo

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Here's a photo of the dust/dirt in the speedo.
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Re: Speedo

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Can't say that I've seen that before. Water ingress may be the answer. Do you think the bike has spent a lot of time outside?

Carefully removing the bezel, (which is crimped onto the case) is your only way in. If it looks like someone has been there before you, that could be the reason for the ingress of dirt. If this is the case, the question would be why?
If it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is.

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that is the only way in really !
even if someone has been in before , you can not count on the tacho to be realistic,
if the motor is running well , LEAVE IT ALONE !
if the motor is not running well, you can open it and see why, then look to se if the tacho is justifiable with the condition of the motor !
Never touch a running system
if you are aquainted to the rg 500 in the pic , you should know what i mean !
gravity is an extreme painful thing !

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Re: Speedo

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I know the Gamma well I've had a few but this is my first NS400R. The Gamma's gauges/clocks were faded but they are real easy to take apart. Just wanted to know if they was any issues with taking the Honda one apart. I'm only doing the speedo the rest are fine. Thanks for the responses guys.
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Re: Speedo

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Probably easier to pick up a better speedo on Ebay.

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An hour of careful work and a bit of a clean. Looks good.
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Re: Speedo

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Yep, agreed. Much better
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