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Old 04-09-2012, 02:33 PM   #1
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ok. so i just got my 07 busa a few weeks ago. this past weekend i realized the speedo was slightly off. and by slightly i mean ALOT!! so i was rather dissapointed to find out that i had not actually gone almost 200mph more like 170mph. i checked out a few web threads and found out that this was a pretty common issue.

question 1 - whats the best way to fix it ?

question 2 - im thinking that i want a 200+ speedo. where can i get one and what kind of issues, if any will that cause changing it out?
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Old 04-09-2012, 02:37 PM   #2
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Is the gearing stock?
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as far as i know anyway. doesnt seem anything special.
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Best way to fix it is to use a speed-o-healer or other piggy back device

and your bike your gen1 wont be going 200+ without some mods.
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you'll need a speedo healer to fix that. even if you get a 200mph speedo, you'd need to speedo healer because the needle will move at the same speed, it doens't know what face you have under it
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yeah according to speedo it hit 185 (max on speedo) and kept climbing on the tach. thought it was wrong cause it didnt seem like i was going much faster than my R1. but i liked the idea that it was impliying. lol.
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Your counter shaft sprocket is likely -1 also
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im looking at doing a few mods. from what i read up on, im thinking that i would like to get off the line better rather than reaching 200. so i was considering dropping 1 tooth up front and +2 in the rear.

speedohealer? cool, i'll check it out. would this still be needed if getting a new speedo?
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never mind. i didnt read that all the way before posting. so getting speedohealer regardless
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Half the time mine is -1+2. It will get off the line just fine with -1. On the street you will just spin or wheelie anyway. Getting off the line good is more about clutch control. Unless you drag it at the track pretty often, I wouldn't go -1+2
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nah i dont plan on hittin the strip any time soon. just want to do something to it. its a new toy, i wanna try a few different set ups. im open for suggestions. -1+2 just seemed to be pretty common so thought why not. what would you suggest?
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nah i dont plan on hittin the strip any time soon. just want to do something to it. its a new toy, i wanna try a few different set ups. im open for suggestions. -1+2 just seemed to be pretty common so thought why not. what would you suggest?
get more comfortable with the bike first, if you're that unfamiliar with how the gearing changes will impact the bike it would seem you're not too familiar with the bike itself.

A stock gen1 busa has has more power than the tires are able to put down on concrete road with stock gearing. Just learn to ride it better.
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ouch! didnt say i couldnt ride. lol. just never messed with the changing up the gears. thats what im asking for, to get familiar with it before i screw something up. even at stock, a busa would be alot to chew for an unexperienced rider. but im not disagreeing with needing to learn it a lil more. it rides alot different than my R1. More power/less control. thats my opinion as of right now anyway. might be different a few months from now.
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The beauty of a Busa is how deceivingly fast they are IMO. You can't tell you are pushing it. Its big and heavy and GOES. It rides like a caddy and hits 170 before you even realize it.
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No doubt. Love it so far. Taking an afternoon ride and without even thinking your at a buck fifty. COG is way better than on my other bikes as well. Very smooth.
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