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I can make mine work properly, it shows like 1/3 of the hours. Are you guys winding the cable above or under the rubber gasket on the spark cable that halts water going down the spark tube if you get what I mean...:bonk:

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around it then several times around the cap itself.Then back again onto the wire then zip tied together

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around it then several times around the cap itself.Then back again onto the wire then zip tied together

Sounds good to me....thats how I did mine......

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Tnx lads (and D-K as usual)! Hopefully it will be working tomorrow!

Does your hour meter measure RPM's as well? How did you find out it was only reading 1/3 the hours?

RJM

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Before:

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After tips:

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Bike:

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Tnx lads (and D-K as usual)! Hopefully it will be working tomorrow!

Nice bike!:bonk:

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I can make mine work properly, it shows like 1/3 of the hours. Are you guys winding the cable above or under the rubber gasket on the spark cable that halts water going down the spark tube if you get what I mean...:bonk:

I think mine doesn't measure correctly either. I have a watch strapped to my crossbar pad. Clock said 12:40 hour meter said 15.7. Went out for a 20 minute moto and came in at 1:00 and when I loaded up the hour meter said 15.9. 2/10 of an hour equals 12 minutes not 20? So I wonder how accurate these things really are?

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johnk408,

It is true that all hour meters record in 'tenths' which are 6 minute intervals. So sometimes a meter will show say 1.0 but it may only be only 1 minute from changing to 1.1 so in other words they can vary by approx. 5 minutes depending on where they are at in the 6 minute time frame (hopefully that makes sense). With our meters we have tested extensively by comparing them to a stop watch and they are very accurate. If you are timing your motos though to be 100% accurate I would still use a watch of some type since they can be off by a few minutes.

...Eric

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I have even seen cheap hour meters that only show whole hours.

Don´t count on it as an alarm clock:thumbsup:

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The meter in the pic only shows minutes until it has reached the first hour, then only hours.

But I guess it´s enough for oil changes.

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