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anyone know how the speedometer works on an 04? it is different than my 96 and is off by 4mph, going 60 on the bike =56 in reality. can they be adjusted? thanks again.

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The 1500 speedo runs of a cable the 1800 does not run off a cable. Just about all 1800 are off by that much. Honda corrected it in 09 or 2010. You can correct it by putting a speed healer on it

http://gl1800riders.com/forums/5-gl1...?action=thread


Or as I did and a lot of others do, when you need a rear tire go to 70 series instead of the 60 that it comes with


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on the 1800s, Honda switched things up.

the speedo now runs off the output shaft of the transmission.

and my 2002 with the Michelin CT is reading 6 mph faster than GPS speeds at 60-70 mph.

so, if the speed limit is 65, I put the Speedometer at 71-72

actually, I just set the GPS to read out MPH only and use that instead.
if, it bothers you enough, here is a fix for you.



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