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Old 07-31-2015, 05:02 PM
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Gauge choice

I've searched up and down and gotten a few answers so I'm looking for users reviews or insight guidance. Basically I want a nicely small installed gauge for my street fighter look hawk. Worried about fuel indicator and water temps.

Basically looking for someone to make up my mind for me because I can't hah
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Old 07-31-2015, 05:05 PM
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Lol! I've seen some nice units over the years but I'm not to sure those guys are active on the forum lately to chime in and tell ya what was used.
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Old 07-31-2015, 06:59 PM
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I dont use fuel gauges, when I'm emotionally ready I'll go to the gas station...
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Old 07-31-2015, 11:37 PM
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On another note I'll be installing a chinese knockoff of a koso gauge on my build, cost me $65 shipped off ebay... I will be doing the electrical in the near future so keep up to date with the thread
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Old 08-01-2015, 05:59 AM
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I've read good things about Koso. Veypors tend to have varied results.

I've used bicycle computers (speedos) in the past and they are tiny and work great. You can track fuel using mileage, just fill up at every 100 miles.

You can get LED temp sensors and battery sensors and mount them elsewhere.

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Originally Posted by thedeatons View Post
I've read good things about Koso. Veypors tend to have varied results.

I've used bicycle computers (speedos) in the past and they are tiny and work great. You can track fuel using mileage, just fill up at every 100 miles.

You can get LED temp sensors and battery sensors and mount them elsewhere.

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Bicycle ones only read up to 199kph. They go a bit wonky after that.
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Old 08-01-2015, 01:55 PM
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It depends on the bike computer. Road bike computers read higher than mt bike computers.

I had a Cateye Enduro 2 ($15) mounted to my dual sport years ago and it wouldn't read over 65mph, but i didnt't go faster than 65 on the freeway with that bike, so it worked fine for me.

Just depends on the type of riding you do, and the bike you do it with.

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Old 08-02-2015, 05:33 AM
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Originally Posted by thedeatons View Post
I've read good things about Koso. Veypors tend to have varied results.

I've used bicycle computers (speedos) in the past and they are tiny and work great. You can track fuel using mileage, just fill up at every 100 miles.

You can get LED temp sensors and battery sensors and mount them elsewhere.

James
Yea I'm usually emotionally ready at about 100 miles...

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Lol
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Old 08-11-2015, 09:46 AM
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well i made up my mind by buying an 05 r1 so now the hawk is going to be my in town wall shaker. I am going to use a vapor most likely due to size and just keep track of 100 miles or less. wont be many long trips on her anymore.

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