Pablo's gs500 page
Speedo/Tach light replacement
R1 taillight install on 89-00 gs500
Clear Taillight Lens for 01-03 Models
My Local Canyons
What's it worth?
Progressive fork spring install-the lazy way
Rear shock swap information
More rear shock info-SV650 install
Suspension tuning 101
Installing Suburban-Machinery SV650 handlebars
Install an SV650 headlight
Converting standard 1/4 throttle to 1/5 throttle
Installing LED's in stock taillight
Uber Fender Eliminator
R1 Taillight on 89-00 GS500
Speedo/Tach light replacement
Better handlebar grips
Installing Buell turn signals - Rear
Installing Buell turn signals - Front
Flush mount rear (stock) turn signals
Installing a 2001 Ducati Monster fairing
Fix a broken oil filter cap bolt
General battery info
A Wal-Mart sealed battery?
Chain Maintenance
Installing SV650 Chainguard
Spark plug information
Installing a GSXR front end
Installing a GSXR swingarm
Installing GSXR rear passenger peg brackets
Installing an OEM Bandit 400 rear hugger
Installing a Bandit 400 rear wheel
Installing a GSXR rear wheel-simple swap
Polishing your wheels
"The Mystical Art of Tire Reading" and other tire info
General tire info for the GS #1
General tire info for the GS #2
General tire info for the GS #3 - mixing brands/types
gsJack's opinion on tires for the GS
Gearing and sprockets
Slip-on mufflers
Slip-on exhaust : using stock SV650 muffler
Installing an R6 tail
Installing GSX-R600 stock rearsets
Installing CBR600 stock rearsets
Replacing stock front pegs with CBR pegs
Replacing stock front pegs with Katana pegs
Why re-jet a stock US bike
More on re-jetting your carbs
Jetting for 2001 models
Easier to understand than Clymers...
I tried looking this up in Clymers and found this to be infinitely easier to understand.
To do this the only things you need are:
1. A phillips screwdriver (+) -small
2. A 8 mm key
3. Two hands
4. Two 3.4 Watt fresh bulbs (SN 09471-12028), the bulb 09471-12082 might do it too.


a) With your hands unscrew both the Speedo and the Tach cables from the back of your clocks, they might be tight right now but you don't really need any tool.

b) With the phillips screwdriver unscrew the Reset Knob's little screw (only for Speedo), which goes far inside the Knob.

c) With the 8 mm key unscrew the 2 nuts on the back of each clock (total 4) and save the washers and rubber.

d) Pull out the clocks and the bulb cable will show off, gently pull back the bulb cable, it comes out with the bulb, and pull out the bulb.

e) Proceed backwards to reassemble.

You don't need to disassemble the dash silver cover; keep it simple.

Anonymous post in archives. I have NOT done this so I cannot verify the accuracy of the information. Proceed at your own risk.