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I have a 2000 Polaris Sportsman 500. The Speedometer got water inside of it and it sat for a long time. So now that speedometer is trashed to say the least and i need to find a replacement. I don't want to put up the cash for an oem one so i was wondering if anyone knew any good speedometers out there i could use. I've found many speedometers i like but don't know how i'd wire it up without the same connection points. Thanks, any input is appreciated

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Hey brother sorry I did see this the other day and got side tracked.  So I looked around and yes it’s a pricey item. Used they are $100 plus.  New $250, however there is a cheaper aftermarket is a universal one that fits the 500 sportsman. I found one on eBay. 
I asked a friend in PA that has a junk yard for atv’s especially Polaris bikes.   He’s going to take a look.

Take a look at eBay and use a few different keywords used,aftermarket etc  

I double checked the years that the part number is the  same and it’s from 99 -01 so you have three years of used bikes to try and locate  

If you can post a pic of yours especially if you have it removed  I would like to see the front and back. 

 
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F113185920700

 

 

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@Frank Angerano Thanks again for responding. I'll get the pictures to you tonight. I'd be perfectly fine purchasing an aftermarket one on ebay as long as i can get it to fit and work. Just don't know how i'd hook it up if the connections weren't the same. and i'd definitely be happy if you found a polaris one for a good price from your friend

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If he’s got one he will let me know. He’s a bit of an air head so I have to stay on top of him. 
as far as the other goes I’m not sure what the workings of it is. If it’s a direct wire up or by gps. Some of them come with a sensor that’s picked up by gps.  I will be in touch. 

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