Easy way to reset stock trip meter


6 replies to this topic
  • ggbshe

Posted March 02, 2009 - 06:17 PM

#1

I got sick of spending a half hour to reset the stock WR tip meter. There is no room for you hand and its such a pain to rest. So here is a quick and easy way I used. Takes about 2.5 seconds to reset it.

Get a socket that will fit over the reset knob. I used a 19mm. Pull out the knob. Attatch the scoket to an extention and then to a cordless drill, put it reverse and spin away. Worked great!

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  • Dube2

Posted March 02, 2009 - 07:53 PM

#2

Awesome! Now What Do You Do On The Trail?

  • taksx

Posted March 02, 2009 - 09:50 PM

#3

Nice! I use a rubber hose to the drill, on the trail I use two fingers :ride:

Eddie :p

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  • ggbshe

Posted March 03, 2009 - 09:04 PM

#4

Awesome! Now What Do You Do On The Trail?


This, of course, is done at home after a big ride. On the trail just use the good old fingers. I guess it will do till I get a digital speedo.

  • jim-in-so-ore

Posted March 04, 2009 - 06:39 AM

#5

The easy way to reset the odometer is simple. Go to your local Yamaha dealer and order a knob for a TTR 250. It is 2 1/2 times bigger in diameter than the WR knob and fits in it's place. Did this back when I had a WR 400 and also on my WR 450 before putting a complete speedometer for a XT 350 onto the WR. I also swapped the knob over to the XT unit. Has worked great for years.:p
Jim

  • Rick_R

Posted March 04, 2009 - 01:47 PM

#6

I just press a button on my 07, it's easy!!!

  • acarter92

Posted March 05, 2009 - 03:45 AM

#7

I just press a button on my 07, it's easy!!!



Same here, my stock odometer took a crap last year and I bought a trailtech vector. :p




 
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