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Old 09-04-2012, 13:53   #1
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Bike Clocks.

Im curious about a possible modification...

Has anyone converted/fitted bike clocks to their evo?

Anyone know whats involved in doing this?

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Old 09-04-2012, 14:51   #2
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Emm, why would you?
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Old 09-04-2012, 15:07   #3
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Emm, why would you?
Not really the point of the question... its more of a "could you" than "should you" type thing.

at the moment the only money being spent on my car is to make it either;

1) go
2) stop
3) go round corners

but i was curious to know what is possible technically. For example, if i wanted a digital speedo, i could buy and after market one (straight swap AFAIK) or fit something like the clocks from a bike... that got me wondering and I wanted to know if someone had done that or knew technically how it could be done.

Also some kit cars use bike clocks as the are small and easy to get hold of/fit... more wondering
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Old 09-04-2012, 15:08   #4
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Emm, why would you?
Digital speedo, rev counter and shift light all built in , why does anyone fit an aftermarket dash??
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Digital speedo, rev counter and shift light all built in , why does anyone fit an aftermarket dash??
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I can see it in a kit car (with a bike engine) but in an Evo? Most bikes rev to way beyond 12k...so the rev counter and shift light would be redundant.

and they will look ****.

I dare say its possible but the logistic behind it may be difficult - most (newer) bikes take speed from crank.

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Only aftermarket kit would be stark stuff....but even then it would need to be in a stripped out TA car (or such).
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im still not worried about who thinks it will look ****, im looking for knowledge from someone who has done this (either with an evo or kit car etc.)
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I can see it in a kit car (with a bike engine) but in an Evo? Most bikes rev to way beyond 12k...so the rev counter and shift light would be redundant.

and they will look ****.

I dare say its possible but the logistic behind it may be difficult - most (newer) bikes take speed from crank.
Evo's have electronic speed signals as well

Fitting a bike set up would be no harder than fitting any aftermarket one
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Done it a few times in kit cars (bike engine), but you really only fit the clocks to match the bike engine in the car as its a straight forward job.
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If your thinking of it as a cheap alternative to a digital dash such as stack etc. You'd probably be better off going for a proper kit. It's hard to say if a bike speedo would be redundant with an extra 8000rpms etc.

Interesting thought though.
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