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    1996 SL700 speedometer???

    Can a speedometer be installed on a 1996 SL700.


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    Click avatar for tech links/info, donation request K447's Avatar
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    I think there was a speedometer upgrade 'option' from Polaris. Occasionally I see one for sale, but not too often.
    Edit: Polaris part number 3281046



    Installing an analog speedo involves the dash display, the electrical hook up (depends on the speedo), and the pitot fin that mounts into the bottom of the hull, just inside the jet pump intake.

    A more involved upgrade would mount a round MFD digital display. All the functions of the more common oval MFD, including speedometer, engine RPM, and battery voltage.

    If you just want to check your top speed, the easier and more accurate method is to use a hand held GPS unit.

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    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
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    Yes it can.

    If you want the analog (needle) gauge, it's really easy.

    Pitot, hose and gauge is all you need.

    I've got a spare gauge if you're interested. You'll just need the pitot with nut, and hose. You can get the pitot from a number of people parting out skis.

    If you want the whole MFD with speedometer built in, I have a brand new kit that includes everything for that ski if interested.

    But, if you only want top speed numbers, like K447 said, get a GPS. Much easier and more accurate.

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    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
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    There is also this part,http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/polar...1%7C240%3A1318

    You will have to ask about the hose and pitot (sensor)

    You should get the MFD kit from xlint,it's the didital display with tachometer. I just installed one on a 96 SL700 (very cool upgrade),can't wait to test it.

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    Thank you all. I will probably use a GPS but the speedometer is still a cool add on.

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