Wobbly K Instruments – Fix
From: Don Eilenberger
It all went back together very easily, but now, the slightest jarring of the bike (while riding) causes a wiggle somewhere between the mambo and the macarena.
This is my first K75 so I just want to know — Is this normal?
Yup. That’s how mine was also on the K100RT – and it was so distracting I took two steps to dampen it a bit:
1. My usual self-adhesive foam tape between the instrument pod and the mounting plate.. a bit at top and a bit at the bottom, mebbe 1/2″ wide x 3″ long each.
2. An external high-compressibility, low vibration transmitting damper assembly.. consisting of a piece of foam rubber about 1/2″ think, 3″ long, 3/4″ wide under the front edge of the pod between it and the switch gear pad.. it went in real nicely and stays where I put it ’cause it was an extra that came with some helmet I bought, where you were supposed to velcro[tm] it in place. Well, I did – I velcro’d it to the bottom of the pod.
These two steps cured the wiggle. As you know – it can be very distracting.
Spring Lk Hts, NJ, USA