Question on How to change the speedometer faceplate - Page 2 - Yamaha Star Stryker Motorcycle Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-10-2012, 10:50 PM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
The_Joker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 516
Garage
Default Re: Question on How to change the speedometer faceplate

Quote:
Originally Posted by raven_stryker11
Anybody else Get a faceplate and notice that it is starting to bubble?
No bubbling with my "Mojo" faceplate......looks as awesome as day 1......

Of course my bike is always garaged....whether at home or at work, so no heat beaming down on it....
The_Joker is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-31-2012, 08:03 AM   #12 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Crown Point, Indiana
Posts: 6
Default Re: Question on How to change the speedometer faceplate

yes the needle just pulls right off..... best way is using a kitchen fork..... slide the needle in between the ends of the fork, and gently pull up, slides right off.....

as for putting it back on, it can get frustrating... but not difficult.

with the needle off, start the bike, and let the warning lights go out.. the speedo will reset itself to zero.

at this time, you want to push the needle back on at the 0 position, ensuring that you get it as close as possible to the original height. if not, needle will stick, but once you do it one time, you see how easy it is and isnt a big deal, just annoying to have to dissassemble the speedo again.

good luck.
__________________
Drew
Trauscha is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-31-2012, 08:27 AM   #13 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Spring TX
Posts: 485
Default Re: Question on How to change the speedometer faceplate

While you have that needle off how about changing that dull white to a powerful more visible neon?

You don't even need to pull the needle to brush on some color.

http://the-swatchaholic.com/?p=1790
stroguy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-31-2012, 08:54 AM   #14 (permalink)
HERO Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Eastern Ontario on the border.
Posts: 967
Default Re: Question on How to change the speedometer faceplate

Quote:
Originally Posted by raven_stryker11
Anybody else Get a faceplate and notice that it is starting to bubble?
My faceplate is bubbling also, just haven't contacted MOJO. :'(
__________________
ROLL ME UP AND SMOKE ME WHEN I DIE
MY LIFE is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-14-2013, 08:25 PM   #15 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 12
Default

Hello there,

I just clicked on the link and it takes me to icloud. Once I log in whatÉ I dont see anything. Can you kindly shed some light on this.

cheers
wolfa999 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-15-2013, 05:48 PM   #16 (permalink)
HERO Member
 
mikoloe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 6,738
Garage
Default

Heck no, the rain only hurts if you are sober!
__________________
Miko

I put my kickstand down with my hand.

Y&T Rainbow in the Dark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEOS4UvHWBQ
mikoloe is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-16-2013, 10:13 AM   #17 (permalink)
Full Member
 
SteamPowered Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Glendale, CA
Posts: 126
Garage
Send a message via AIM to SteamPowered Boy Send a message via Yahoo to SteamPowered Boy
Default

Yeah, I'm just getting the iCloud login also; I'm thinking Nyjol removed the file. Does anyone else have it and would like to post it?
SteamPowered Boy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2013, 08:39 AM   #18 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 39
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SteamPowered Boy View Post
Yeah, I'm just getting the iCloud login also; I'm thinking Nyjol removed the file. Does anyone else have it and would like to post it?
I got the same message, I would appreciate a reposted link

Last edited by StrykerPilot; 08-18-2013 at 09:30 AM.
StrykerPilot is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-19-2013, 09:20 AM   #19 (permalink)
HERO Member
 
SmokenJoe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Racine, Wis.
Posts: 2,531
Garage
Default

I have this on PDF but don't know how to post as such. I may be able to email it but here is the write up.

Faceplate / LED Kit Installation
Step 1: Still gonna do it? OK: Remove the two
hex bolts securing the speedo cover and lift the
cover off of the speedo housing. (Fig 1)
Tools Needed: Metric Hex wrenches, Screwdriver - Install Time: 30-45 Minutes
Fig.1
Step 2: Tilt the front wheel all the way to one
side, and remove the three screws securing the
bottom of the speedo housing to its bracket.
(Fig 2) You may need to tilt all the way right,
then all the way to the left to get the "nal screw
without scratching the gas tank.
Fig.2
BY INSTALLING THESE YOURSELF YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THE RISKS OF DOING SO,
INCLUDING INJURY OR DAMAGE TO YOUR BIKE, AS WELL AS POSSIBLY VOIDING YOUR
WARRANTY, AND AGREE TO HOLD BIKERMOJO HARMLESS FOR ANY INJURY OR
DAMAGES YOU MAY INCUR. IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBT REGARDING YOUR ABILITY TO
DO THIS INSTALL, PLEASE HAVE IT INSTALLED BY AN AUTHORIZED DEALER OR
SERVICE CENTER. Of course, any do-it-yourself-er knows this stuff already, but it has to be said anyways.
Step 3: Turn the speedo housing over and on the
bottom, remove the 6 screws holding the top and
bottom halves of the speedo housing together (3 on
top, 3 along bottom edge), and gently pry the top half
off. (Fig 3A) FOR FACEPLATE INSTALL WITHOUT LED,
SKIP TO STEP 5.
Step 4: Remove the three screws securing the control
board to the lower housing (Fig 3B), followed by the
plastic wire clamp (Fig 3C). Pull the rubber cover for
the wiring off of the lower housing, exposing the
wires. GENTLY pull the control board up, feeding the
wiring up into the lower housing as much as possible.
You’ll only get about an inch of space, which is
enough. Feed the female LED plug down through the
hole so the plug it above the control board and the
exposed wires are through the hole (Fig 4). Using
tapping end of the Posi-Tap connectors, tap into the
red wire with a white stripe (+), and the black wire
with dark green hashes (-)(Fig 5). At this point, turn the key
to “on”, plug in the male lead on the LED strip to the female
plug on the lead (CAREFUL not to bend the male wires
inside the female plug), and test the light strip. Uncap the
red connector caps of the posi-taps, and touch the wires of
the female plug to the inside of the Posi-Tap bodies to test
and verify the wire’s (+) and (-) wiring. ***(+) and (-) wiring
can be inconsistent with batches from the LED
manufacturer, so TEST YOUR LIGHT!!!*** Once you’ve
veri"ed that it works, connect the lead wires into posi-taps
as shown (Fig 5). Tuck the posi-taps up inside the
speedo housing, and re-secure the rubber boot and
screw in the plastic clamp (Fig 3C). Screw the control
board back into the lower housing (Fig 3B). Unplug
the LED strip.
Fig.3
Fig.5
Fig.4
Fig.6
Step 5: Place the speedo housing back in its bracket. Using only one of the three screws (Fig 2), cinch
the housing to the bracket (trust me, this will make life easier). STOP HERE AND TAKE NOTE OF HOW
MUCH SPACE IS BETWEEN THE NEEDLE AND THE FACEPLATE!!!! Using a fork, slide the tines under
the needle and GENTLY BUT FIRMLY move the speedometer needle STRAIGHT up and out of the
control board. Firm, even force is needed, applying the force straight upwards, OUT OF THE CONTROL
BOARD. (Fig 7A) TAKE
CARE NOT TO BEND THE
NEEDLE!! Take your time,
and don’t get impatient!!
(I typically use my thumb
and fore"nger on both
hands at the same time to
gently but "rmly ease the
needle up by putting
even pressure from all
four digits underneath the
needle - kind of like
‘rolling’ the "ngers up
underneath the needle,
leveraging against the
s p e e d o f a c e p l a t e . )
Remove the two faceplate
screws holding the faceplate to the control board (Fig. 7A). Pry the faceplate up and off of the control
board using one of the tabs on either side and/or the bottom. Use a "ngernail or small #at
screwdriver to get a hold of it. Don’t force it - it’ll come off if you gently pry your way around the tabs.
For Make sure to replace any of the rubber LED tubes that may have fallen out of the control board.
FOR FACEPLATE INSTALL WITHOUT LED, SKIP TO STEP 7.
Step 6: Decide the positioning of your 3M strips BEFORE APPLYING ADHESION PROMOTER - the stuff
is WICKED sticky, and once you apply the strips, you will not be able to reposition them easily!!
Prepare the inside surface of the lower housing for the 3M strips by using the adhesion promoter
sponge. Lightly rub the sponge along the inside edge of the lower housing, CAREFUL NOT TO DRIP
PROMOTER DOWN ONTO THE CONTROL BOARD. Allow the promoter to sit for 3-5 minutes before
placing the 3M strips. Remove the backing and position the four 3M strips to be just above the edge
of the control board, staggering them between the bumps as seen in Fig 7. Press the strips "rmly
against the housing to ensure adhesion. If your LED strip has pre-applied strips, they may have
detached slightly during shipping. Press them "rmly against the strip before attaching the LEDs to
the housing. If yours are not pre-applied, remove the backing from both the LED and the 3M strips.
Place the smaller 3M strips (thinner; typically packaged attached to each other in your kit) on the back
of the LED, spacing them in accordance with your housing strips. Plug in your LED and tuck the wires
underneath the control board. Place the BlackBack light blocker on the control board. Be sure to line
it up so that there are three indicators on the left and four on the right. Because the BlackBack is too
thin to be laser cut at fabrication, you may need to trim it with scissors in order for it to lay #at without
buckling once you put the faceplate over it.
Fig.7
Step 8:Remove the single screw holding the housing to its bracket, and WITH THE POWER “ON”,
screw 3 of the 6 screws back in to re-join the upper and lower housings. AT THIS POINT, VERIFY THAT
THE NEEDLE IS STILL WORKING PROPERLY. Once you are con"dent in the function of the needle, turn
the key “off”, screw in the other 3 screws and "nish reassembling the speedometer, following steps
1-3 in reverse order. That’s it - now go "re that beast up and take a ride!
Step 7: Place your BikerMojo faceplate into the housing, and after con"rming the "t, secure it
using the two speedo faceplate screws. Turn your key to “on” so that there is power to the speedo.
Let it go through the startup sequence until the display reads normally. At this point, the needle
housing will have set itself at “0”. GENTLY BUT FIRMLY, using steady, even pressure on BOTH sides of
the needle hub, press the needle down into its hole until you feel some resistance, stopping at the
same distance from the faceplate as noted in Step 4. IF YOU DON’T PUT THE NEEDLE FAR
ENOUGH IN, IT WILL “STICK” WHEN YOU GO ON A RIDE, REQUIRING YOU TO TAKE IT APART
AGAIN TO RE-SET THE NEEDLE. Switch the bike back off and on again, and verify that the needle
goes from 0 to 130 (200 if KPH) and back, stopping at 0. If it descends below 0 or stops above it,
remove the needle, “reboot” the bike, and repeat until you have the needle in the proper place. IF
YOU DON’T PUT THE NEEDLE FAR ENOUGH IN, IT WILL “STICK” WHEN YOU TAKE A RIDE, REQUIRING
YOU TO TAKE IT APART AGAIN TO RE-SET THE NEEDLE.
__________________
Carpe Diem
PLEASE DO NOT TEXT AND DRIVE



SmokenJoe is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-19-2013, 10:04 AM   #20 (permalink)
Full Member
 
SteamPowered Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Glendale, CA
Posts: 126
Garage
Send a message via AIM to SteamPowered Boy Send a message via Yahoo to SteamPowered Boy
Default PDF file

Yeah Joe, if you want to email the PDF file to '[email protected](letter after F)mail.com I will host it so that we can create a link with pictures etc. On the email address, just take out everything in parentheses so it looks like "gmail.com".
SteamPowered Boy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha Star Stryker Motorcycle Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Custom Speedometer faceplate? RED113 General Stryker Discussion 48 11-10-2015 11:20 AM
Oil Change Question… sdsting Technical Discussion 22 09-11-2012 03:44 PM
First Oil Change......bolt question kuhley Frequently Asked Questions 5 07-30-2012 09:59 AM
Oil change question??? 99saleen87 Technical Discussion 6 05-31-2012 08:58 AM
Custom Speedo Faceplate StrykerBill Classifieds 2 04-21-2012 08:40 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:06 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL3
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Motorcycle News, Videos and Reviews
Honda Grom Forum strong>Kawasaki Z125 Forum Harley Davidson Forum Honda 600RR Forum Kawasaki Forum Yamaha R6 Forum Yamaha FZ-09 Forum
1199 Panigale Forum Honda Africa Twin Forum Roadglide Forum Honda CBR1000 Forum Vulcan Forum Yamaha R1 Forum Yamaha R3 Forum
Ducati Monster Forum Harley Forums Honda CBR250R Forum ZX10R Forum Star Raider Forum Yamaha Viking Forum
Suzuki GSXR Forum V-Rod Forums Honda Shadow Forum Kawasaki Motorcycle Forum Star Warrior Forum KTM Duke 390 Forum
SV650 Forum BMW S1000RR Forum Honda Fury Forum Kawasaki Versys Forum Drag Racing Forum Ducati 899 Panigale Forum Ducati 959 Panigale Forum
Suzuki V-Strom BMW K1600 Triumph Forum Victory Forums Sportbikes BMW NineT Forum
Volusia Forum BMW F800 Forum Triumph 675 Forum MV Agusta Forum HD Street Forum
Yamaha Motorcycles Honda Vultus Forum HD LiveWire Forum Ninja H2 Forum
BMW Scrambler Forum Ducati Scrambler Forum
YamahaStarStryker.com is an independent Yamaha enthusiast website. Content on YamahaStarStryker.com is generated by its users and YamahaStarStryker.com is not in any way affiliated with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.