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Broken Odometer Knob (easy) FIX

PostAuthor: 1stone0f8 » Fri Jun 19, 2015 7:09 pm

My odometer knob broke off the speedometer on my '81 XV920RH….
I finally got around to checking it out, to make it work again…
The most effective and easiest fix requires no tools and takes only seconds.
I used a rubber Vacuum Cap
(purchased at an auto parts store) It fits 3/16" or 1/4" vacuum port and is 1.25"/30mm long…Looks like:
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Stick it through the hole on the speedometer, where the old knob used to be, and work it onto the end of the odometer
shaft…(should be approx 1/4" of shaft remaining)
EX;
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Should be a tight fit and last a long time…
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Once you have got it, you might want to pull it and reattach it with a drop of glue.
So far it's working fine and feels more secure and stiffer than the original.
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crying won't help you, praying won't do you no good…

My latest proj-'81 920RH #3016: --- #1848 I rode/owned from1981-1985:
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Re: Broken Odometer Knob (easy) FIX

PostAuthor: choppin » Fri Jun 19, 2015 7:26 pm

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Re: Broken Odometer Knob (easy) FIX

PostAuthor: old rider » Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:15 am

Great tip like these kind of repairs. :thanks:

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Re: Broken Odometer Knob (easy) FIX

PostAuthor: dinney » Sat Jun 20, 2015 3:44 pm

Nothing as bad as a broken knob

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Re: Broken Odometer Knob (easy) FIX

PostAuthor: fomoco69 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:46 pm

Sounds good...but how do I get the remaining 1/4 " of old knob off shaft ?

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