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I got my dash the KOSO rx2 .Now all I have to do is mount it.
I have done some of the wiring to test it . It dose work but I need to figure some things out . I will document the whole thing.
Mounting it is a challenge. First I had to :eek: CUT the wiring off my old dash.Now I am committed. I need the wiring from the dash to the bike . I don't like the line taps they provide . they have no weather protection.
My intention is to remove the dash and bolt a flat plate over the hole. Then surface mount the dash and a air fuel ratio gauge to the plate.
It should look OK . I am painting the sides of the dash surround black to match the rest of the bike.
I hope it works out. First thing I did was LOOSE the magnets that are for the speed sensor. I can't be more frustrated by that :mad:. I found replacement magnets but It pissed me off that I could be that dumb.
 

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is it that easy to apply the wiring? how about the visibility, I believe the Koso RX2 is quiet small? Photo would be nice. Good luck!!
 

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I will get my camera tonight. The wiring is straightforward if you know basic electricity and have wiring diagram.
I want to split my blinkers and have right and left on the dash. The Rx2 has two wires going in but a double arrow on the dash.Like the stock bike.
The Rx2 is small but bigger than the rx1. As it is one sided I am using the space next to it where the tack was for another gauge.
The tack is bigger than the stock speedo. And it has a clock fuel and two temp gauges.
 

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Ya! Common! How much is that dash, and where'd you get it? I cant them for sale anywhere...
The godfather has spoken!

Yeah I wanna see pics! So I take it your bikes' not a streetfighter anymore lol.
 

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It would be easy to use this dash for a streetfighter. I got it from Western power sports it for 379. Ya I know it was expensive but The shop I got it from owed me money so it did not hurt to bad.
Picks are coming.
 

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Same company same features but different look. I considered that one but. It is a little smaller and I wanted to mount another gauge to the left so I went for the RX2.
I have every thing at work being painted black to match the bike. I sanded and filled the flat dash surround so it will be shiny.
I am still working on a wiring it up.
 

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I finished up the wiring I will post a wiring diagram. It is about as hard as a stereo to hook up. I did have to cut the wiring off my stock dash to make an adapter to hook in to the bikes wiring harness. I can always buy another dash . But I hope not!
 

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Just a curiosity Q here, can you set the odometer to the mileage that the old one showed? Or will it just start over at 0? Just something I thought of while looking at the spec sheet.
 

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I think you can set the odo but I have not had time to read that part of the instructions. I finished the paint work . it is cooking in the booth tonight . I will haul it home take some pictures . Hope to have it together this weekend.
I also got new foot pegs from a Buell xp1200 that drop my feet an inch. But I will start a new thread with that Gordie.
 

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From what I have read .The ODO is not programable. I will see when I program everything else. If it is not programable then it will go back to zero every time I unhook the battery. Definitly a bummer but I can live with it .IF it is the case.
 

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I finished the dash panel. I made it out of 1/4 inch MDF sanded primed and painted . I intend to make one out of plastic when I get my new air fuel ratio gauge.

I used 2 and 1/2 and 3 inch counter sunk screws to mount to the stock location. I located it with nylon lock bolts all in stainless steel.
Then I bolted the dash directly to the panel

I will post more photos when it is finished.
 

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