convert metric to imperial on cluster


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convert metric to imperial on cluster

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Hi Guys,
Any idea how to convert the dash from metric to imperial.
I'm especially keen on changing the onboarding air pump readings to read PSI for the rear suspension.
Thanks,
Steve



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nowcom wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 9:58 am
Hi Guys,
Any idea how to convert the dash from metric to imperial.
I'm especially keen on changing the onboarding air pump readings to read PSI for the rear suspension.
Thanks,
Steve
I would not care about what the unit is, just know the maximum pressure number and adjust accordingly.

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Thanks for the reply.
It just seems so low, having the rear suspension at 4 kg/cm2

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should be in bar , 1 bar =14.5 psi
that what is on mine
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4 kg/cm2 is 56psi. Which is about the highest recommended.
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nowcom wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 5:47 pm
Thanks for the reply.
It just seems so low, having the rear suspension at 4 kg/cm2
I see.
Are you adjusting the pressure while the bike is on the centerstand? The pressure will be wrong if you are adjusting when the wheel is touching the ground.
Have you replaced the suspension oil? The incorrect amount of oil might be a problem as well.

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Thanks for all the replies.
I'll keep it to a 4 max.
Steve



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