Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ?? - Harley Davidson Forums



Touring Models Road King, Road King Custom, Road King Classic, Road Glide, Street Glide, Electra Glide, Electra Glide Classic, and Electra Glide Ultra Classic bikes.
Sponsored by: Fuel Moto USA

Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??

Reply
 
 
 
P
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 04-07-2006, 09:14 PM
dforeid's Avatar
dforeid dforeid is offline
Road Captain
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Western Washington
Posts: 542
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??

I have an '05 RK Classic. I'm looking for an oil dipstick temperature gauge like the ones often seen offered for Softail models. I know about the digital gauge, but I'd really rather have the "needle" type analog gauge. Does anyone know of such an animal? Can't seem to find one anywhere. Any help would be appreciated.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-09-2006, 05:04 AM
Kahuna's Avatar
Kahuna Kahuna is offline
Road Master
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Arizona
Posts: 788
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default RE: Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??

As far as I know, no one makes an analog one for the baggers. I've tried to find one a few years back and no one had it. Let me know if you do find one though.

Thanks,
Kahuna


Quote:
ORIGINAL: dforeid

I have an '05 RK Classic. I'm looking for an oil dipstick temperature gauge like the ones often seen offered for Softail models. I know about the digital gauge, but I'd really rather have the "needle" type analog gauge. Does anyone know of such an animal? Can't seem to find one anywhere. Any help would be appreciated.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-09-2006, 11:07 AM
Cache Cache is offline
Senior Rider
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Wa-silly
Posts: 479
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default RE: Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??

I have the LCD digital temp gauge.

After replacing the battery and plugging the switch in properly, it works fine now!

JMO.

The new one with the oil level looks decent....but how pratical?

[sm=wootwoot.gif]
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-09-2006, 01:30 PM
BladeMan BladeMan is offline
One Of The Regulars
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 286
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default RE: Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??

I've also been looking for years, no luck.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-09-2006, 02:12 PM
TowJam's Avatar
TowJam TowJam is offline
Road Warrior
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 1,751
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default RE: Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??


Quote:
The new one with the oil level looks decent....but how pratical?
I actually bought one of these and personally, I find it far more practical for the oil level check than for checking the oil temp. After all, how are you going to safely check the oil temp while moving? On the other hand, being able to get a quick check of the level without having to pull the stick is very handy. The only caveat is that you won't get an accurate level reading unless the oil temp is at warm (>160 degrees) and the bike has been on the jiffy stand for about 4-5 minutes. I'm assuming this is due to the oil having to run down the stick and settle into the sump. In any event, I'm happy with it (so far).
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-24-2010, 03:45 PM
FNRYD FNRYD is offline
New Member
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fairfax, VA
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Burned a digital temp gauge up so looking for an analog dipstick gauge for my 2009 FLHTCUI
No luck so far installed an Ultra Cool oil cooler and would like to know my riding temps seems to be working good but would like to be able to track temps
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-24-2010, 07:50 PM
jochase1's Avatar
jochase1 jochase1 is offline
New Member
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I found this a while back, very happy with it, quality piece-


http://www.hdforums.com/forum/attach...1&d=1282693710
http://www.hdforums.com/forum/attach...1&d=1282693721

JES Custom Accents
Attached Thumbnails
 Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??-008-800x600-.jpg    Analog type oil temp dipstick gauge ??-009-800x600-.jpg  

Last edited by jochase1; 08-24-2010 at 07:52 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-24-2010, 08:23 PM
Nute Nute is offline
Road Master
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: ONT
Posts: 849
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

"Jes Custom Accents" not only sells an analog thermometer / dipstick for touring bikes but he also has a smaller analog version for your transmission. For about the cost of a digital thermometer from your dealer you buy both analog versions which can be read from the saddle. I have dealt with him & I would not hesitate to deal recommend him. Very accommodating & extremely fast delivery.

http://www.JESCUSTOMACCENTS.com/
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-24-2010, 08:32 PM
18BKLR 18BKLR is offline
Road Master
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: N Dak
Posts: 862
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=280545972180

Same guy as above. Great price I think. Haven't tried one yet though. I have an oil cooler so I am not to sure if this is something to burn a hundred buck on..
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 08-26-2010, 06:31 AM
emece emece is offline
New Member
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Posts: 90
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

This JES temp gauge full scales at 300*F. It's that enough? Stock gauges reach well above 350*F. Or at 300*F the bike melts?
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
P
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Breakout oil temp gauge Daniel Carrafa Oil and Oil Related Topics 1 08-24-2016 09:30 AM
Dipstick temperature gauge. 47Norton Touring Models 11 01-20-2016 08:39 PM
Oil Temp Gauge for 06-later Dyna flynavy Dyna Glide Models 16 11-06-2014 12:47 PM
Analog Oil Pressure Dip Stick for a Dyna? voudoujoe Dyna Glide Models 4 06-05-2011 01:50 AM
Oil temp dipstick - analog, or digital? Keithhu Softail Models 30 06-23-2010 09:12 PM


Tags
analog, davidson, digital, dip, dipstick, dipsticksoil, gauge, gauges, harley, king, oil, road, roadking, stick, temp, temperature, type

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:26 AM.