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Gear indicator "NEW" Approach
« on: May 18, 2018, 11:00:31 AM »
Hey folks!

I really miss a gear indicator... I confess!

However, I do not like these magnetic sensor knickknacks... I never tried, but, I don't believe they are reliable, furthermore, they are expensive and difficult to install

The ideal is to get the information (gear position) directly from the gear rod!!! there is no other PROPPER way!

One of these days popped into my mind an idea... believing that many parts on a bike follow factory standards, I searched for gear positioning sensor from other suzukis... and guess what.

The results of my "research" was a laugh!

The gear (neutral sensor) for a gs in  my country currency is 130..



Note that it comes with one contact only.

In the other hand... the GN 125:


Has a gear sensor that costs 50 and came with 7 contacts!



(f%$king parts dealers!  :flipoff: :flipoff:)

I already installed the sensor in my gs... the neutral indicator  is working perfectly!

NOW... I ordered this:

LED 6 Speed Digital Gear Indicator Motorcycle Shift Lever Gauge Waterproof N - 6



and I hope that will only link some wires...

I guess that in US you can do it with about 20 dollars or less.

I am not 100% certain that it will work exactly as expected... so before giving my Approval Stamp (lol) better to wait untill it is finished and tested.

In about 60 days.. the display will arrive... then I finish this post.. with more detailed info about the installation.







« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 01:35:37 PM by Kito »
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Re: Gear indicator NEW Approach
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2018, 02:04:53 PM »
Love it. Let us know how it goes.  :thumb:

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Re: Gear indicator not so NEW Approach
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 11:00:54 PM »
http://gstwins.com/gsboard/index.php?topic=15563.0

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Seems not thaaaat "NEW" ...however I will have  carefully read in all posts...

anyway I will make an update in this thread  considering the other one is from 2005...

Dude you have a awesome memory!

at the figure below:
n is the neutral plug
and the "?" mark is I dont know yet what it is

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Re: Gear indicator NEW Approach
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2018, 05:17:52 AM »
I'd be interested if this works myself, dug around some and found this tidbit about someone who's neutral light stayed on all the time on their gn125.  Could be it's for the side stand switch?

"The side stand switch set up usually has three points to trigger it, the side stand switch it self, a clutch switch (usually located under the clutch lever like the front brake switch for the tail light, and the neutral switch, (located near the gear lever shaft, usually a pale green wire).

Sounds like you're friend has grounded the neutral switch, so the system always thinks is in neutral.

Put the neutral sender wire back where it is supposed to be, cut the wires from the side stand switch and join the two wires together..."

http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/91-suzuki-gn125-dies-when-put-in-gear.607941/


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Re: Gear indicator NEW Approach
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2018, 03:21:07 PM »
Sorry, I could be more specific when talking about that green loose wire.

It came as a branch from the 6 gear.

Those annotations that I posted was readings directly from the switch installed on the motorcycle when changing gears.

I connected the multimeter positive wire on the battery + and tested each terminal until get the 12V readings while engaging the gears...

So .. seems that everything is working as it should

The part number  that I am using is
37720-45f10-000
« Last Edit: May 19, 2018, 03:33:54 PM by Kito »
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Re: Gear indicator NEW Approach
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2018, 08:39:07 PM »
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Re: Gear indicator NEW Approach
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2018, 10:41:13 PM »
Wonder if the one I ordered will work then.  37720-44700 is what I found, but it doesn't have the extra green wire connection that you have.

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Re: Gear indicator "NEW" Approach
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2018, 09:15:58 PM »
Seems (very) ok to me.
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