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Alternate location for tach/hr meter...see pics

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I purchased a tiny tach unit that has both an hour meter and a tachometer. I know alot of people mount them on the frame under the shrouds, but I wanted to be able to see it. I found a thin piece of sheet steel, made a u-shaped bracket with flanges, drilled mounting holes and now have a fully viewable tach. You have to make sure your triple clamp clears while turning side to side. This worked for a crf450r, not sure about every bike, but I would think many bikes have a gas tank mounting bolt in the same location. Very easy to make. This is my first time posting pics so hopefully the links work...

http://s193.photobucket.com/albums/z313/vzv0n1/?action=view&current=pics7-14-07121.jpg

http://s193.photobucket.com/albums/z313/vzv0n1/?action=view&current=pics7-14-07115.jpg

http://s193.photobucket.com/albums/z313/vzv0n1/?action=view&current=pics7-14-07117.jpg

http://s193.photobucket.com/albums/z313/vzv0n1/?action=view&current=pics7-14-07116.jpg

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The pics worked fine. That's not a bad idea at all. Maybe you should manufacture and sell the mount brackets!!

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Thanks, that's why I didn't share the dimensions...kidding.

It was actually so easy to make, I'd feel guilty asking for money...

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It was actually so easy to make, I'd feel guilty asking for money...

Get over it, and make some cash!

There are tons of people out there that can't or won't make one, but would buy one in a heartbeat.

torch

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Nice idea. :thumbsup:

I have a SEN DEC on my KTM 200SX.

The tach doesn't seem to be very accurate. How is the Tiny Tach?

I can't seem to find the specs for the unit. Its accurate, but there is a short delay between actual rpm and the digital reading on the tach. Probably no more than 2-3 seconds. It works great for setting the idle and was kind of nice on a recent riding trip to see what the rpm was in various gears and throttle ranges.

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wouldnt gas harm it, like spillage?

So far, no. I'm pretty careful when I fuel up my bike.

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