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Speedometer problems on Pitbull 2002 VDO

Discussion in 'Help Wanted' started by Michael A, May 8, 2017.

  1. HMAN

    HMAN Well-Known Member

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    They did a lot of things that dont seem to make sense, but yeah. I discovered my Jims case when I tore the bike down. I have the 6 speed. I think it was just a $$ move. Cheaper to buy the gearset than the assembled trans? I know Baker is proud of their product line... lol
     
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    Good luck with the speedometer.
    Probably better to purchase NOS when available, but pricey.

    My 02 Pitbulls 5 speed has a Jims Case, Primo Rivera Cluth and who the hell knows what gear set is in the case.
     
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    Hahahahh... Thank you for this reply. Maybe like you say it was just because saving dollars in manufacturing process. :D
     
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    This was good info :) Now I can be quite sure it is an original gearbox...... with unknown manufacturers gearset :D
     
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    Problems solved :D :D

    I was lucky when I took off the old old speedo and I took it to our local "small electronics Guru" for checking out if there is something to be done with it. He took the speedo apart and noticed that one condensator inside was leaking and that was the reason for the problems. He replaced it with new one. Then I ordered a new rubber reset button from wild steed workx (great service by the way :) ) to prevent water getting inside and now it seems the speedo is working like a charm :)

    Thank you guys for help :) :old2:
     
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    Good to hear. Its nice when you can still use original equipment.
     
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    Yeah I was lucky that this guy was able to fix the speedo. Original is always original :)

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    That was kool you could find someone to fix it:old2:
     
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    BDM told me Andrews gears. I have the same set-up. 2000 Bulldog
     
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    It would of been nice if Big Dog utilized the same transmission manufacturers throughout their production. I have to say though, Jims and Andrews are reputable companies.
     
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    Did it keep the mileage record? Good for you if it did.
     
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    Yes? the old mileage record did not disappear :)

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    Hi guys.

    So if i want to have this Dakota digital on my 02 Pitbull i have to change to a programmable speed sensor ? (have thunderheart and speed-sensor without any LED)

    Regards

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    No, Trond. The programmable VDO speedo from Dakota Digital has it's own calibration program that is a piece of cake to use.
    http://www.gomog.com/allmorgan/VDOCALIBRATION.html
    You can buy the Dakota Digital sensor.
     
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    Hi :)

    If you will go to the dakota digital let me know how it worked out and if there was any difficulties with installation.
     
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    I just put a Dakota digital in my 05 ridegeback tried to auto calculate didn’t work trying to manually set it tonight to see if it works


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