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Planning on doing the same! What color did you get? Let us know how the installation goes...
 

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Planning on doing the same! What color did you get? Let us know how the installation goes...
I have the same on my F6B.
I chose the red display. From what others had said, any other color than red will wash out in bright sunlight.
It is easy to install. The VSS (vehicle speed sensor) is behind the the lower right shelter just inboard of the right radiator. It was probably more difficult to access on my F6B than it would be for you with an F6C. It's plug and play. The calibration is also really easy. Just follow Healtech's instructions to the letter.
 

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I just received the gear indicator today. It connects under the seat to the red 4-pole male diagnostic connector. The diagnostic connector has a removable cap and is covered by electrical tape. Plug and play. ;)
 

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I have the same on my F6B.
I chose the red display. From what others had said, any other color than red will wash out in bright sunlight.
It is easy to install. The VSS (vehicle speed sensor) is behind the the lower right shelter just inboard of the right radiator. It was probably more difficult to access on my F6B than it would be for you with an F6C. It's plug and play. The calibration is also really easy. Just follow Healtech's instructions to the letter.
Whoa, big sorry about my install instructions. After reading goldstar903's instructions I realized I had given a description of the install of my SpeedoHealer, not the digital gear indicator. In Canada and elsewhere outside the US, all Honda bikes have metric speedometers. Mine was out by being 6% optimistic. The programmable SpeedoHealer solved that. My install description for the SpeedoHealer should be ignored, and goldstar903's install description for the DLC under the seat is the real deal. Sorry again for the confusion. I'm losing it.
 

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I just received the gear indicator today. It connects under the seat to the red 4-pole male diagnostic connector. The diagnostic connector has a removable cap and is covered by electrical tape. Plug and play. ;)
Does this mean that you will no longer be looking for that elusive 6th gear? :D
 

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Does this unit also remove the limiters or is that another model that will not work on the Honda? If so, then that is the way to go.
 

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Jim, That would be a GiPro w/ATRE (timing retard eliminator) that would also act as a top speed de-restrictor. Healtech does not make this available to Honda owners. The GiPro DS unit uses the diagnostic system connector.
The nice thing about the DS unit is it is very small compared to the ATRE unit.
20 x 30 x 13 mm (0.7 x 1.2 x 0.5 inches)
Red color is extremely bright. I have a blue one on my ZX-10R. Red and blue are the brightest.
 

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The only way to remove the top speed limiter (or rev limiter) is to have Don Guhl reflash your ECM.
I had Don reflash my ecm. I briefly looked at the website for this gear indicator and one of their units can also remove limiters on some motorcycle. I don't think the Honda Valkyrie is one of them. If it were, that would be a good deal.
 

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Jim, you're correct. The ATRE, as you know from your re-flash would give back the HP in 1st and 2nd gear. Unfortunately, the DS unit doesn't do that. However, it does a great job of gear indication. I'm not looking for 5th on the tach (4th and 5th are fairly close in rpm) and I don't have to remember what gear I'm in when I am downshift. No more downshifting into 1st gear. I can downshift into 2nd at a stop, and resume from there. Red and blue are very visible in the daylight.
 

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Whoa, big sorry about my install instructions. After reading goldstar903's instructions I realized I had given a description of the install of my SpeedoHealer, not the digital gear indicator. In Canada and elsewhere outside the US, all Honda bikes have metric speedometers. Mine was out by being 6% optimistic. The programmable SpeedoHealer solved that. My install description for the SpeedoHealer should be ignored, and goldstar903's install description for the DLC under the seat is the real deal. Sorry again for the confusion. I'm losing it.
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To install a speedohealer, where exactly is the connector for the VSS (speed sensor). What are you calling the lower "shelter"? Is that the exhaust shield or the radiator shroud? Is the connector next to the VSS or away from it?
 

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This from Healtech on the speedohealer for the F6C. So is the VSS speed sensor located in the clear protector shown in the attached fig. 1 diagram?








This kit will work great with your bike, part no.:


SH-V4 + SH-H01


If the bike has a speed limiter and not power restricted,the SpeedoHealer will work great.


You just program a calibration value to make thespeedometer accurate and it will also shift up the speed limiter by the sameamount.


Please see the attached picture from the bike's servicemanual. It will help to locate the speed sensor.
 

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To install a speedohealer, where exactly is the connector for the VSS (speed sensor). What are you calling the lower "shelter"? Is that the exhaust shield or the radiator shroud? Is the connector next to the VSS or away from it?
The VSS connector is inboard of the right radiator.
On my F6B, I had to remove the right top shelter to access the space.
Some have been able to remove the right trim panel and then pry the right shelter out far enough without removing it.
The VSS connector is inside a plastic boot. There are 2 plastic boots behind the right radiator.
The boot you want is the most outboard one, inside that outboard boot are 2 connectors.
The VSS connector is a 3 wire connector, natural (greyish white) in colour.
 

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Thanks for the info bigbird. Maybe the F6C is different from the F6B, but here is a picture of what is behind my access panel on the right side. There is one while connector that is a 2 wire, one black connector that is a 4 wire and another black connector that is not connected.

That is the only clear protective cover with connectors in it I can see anywhere in that area.

Any ideas?

Jim
 

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Jim - did you ever find where to connect the speedohealer?

I got the gear indicator installed today but also purchased the speedohealer and am trying to figure out where to connect it.

The service manual indicates that right side has the injector sub harness and right fan motor and go sensor diode

My Valkyrie does not have ABS

Let me know, many thanks

Sean
 
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