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Short Speedometer cable

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by WPGxs650_brat, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. WPGxs650_brat

    WPGxs650_brat XS650 Enthusiast

    Not sure if this is the right spot on the forum to post this.

    After reading the different posts on how to shorten a speedometer cable, making or modding my speedometer cable myself is a no. Many people mention buying a shortened one. Does anyone know of a vendor that sells shortened cables that work on a 650? say 20" is. (relocating speedometer to the triple tree)
  2. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Do a Google search on "speedometer repair winnipeg manitoba". Those shops should also be able to do drive cable work...
    WPGxs650_brat and gggGary like this.
  3. WPGxs650_brat

    WPGxs650_brat XS650 Enthusiast

    Thanks for the tip, and will do. That said, I'm still intrested in a new cable if anyone knows of a vendor!
    TwoManyXS1Bs likes this.
  4. Brassneck

    Brassneck XS650 Guru

    You might try one off of a different bike, I think the XS400 cable will fit...and it may be shorter, but not sure.
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  5. WPGxs650_brat

    WPGxs650_brat XS650 Enthusiast

    I happen to have a 400. Same size roughly. But I'm starting to dig into the weeds and see what will work
  6. WPGxs650_brat

    WPGxs650_brat XS650 Enthusiast

    Found a shop in town that may do it. I'll see if they can calibrate the new speedo at the same time (21")
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