Iron (of course solder too)
- Electrical tape
install: This is a pretty easy install especially if you have
smaller fingers (I do not). I chose to install it in the tightest
place possible because I did not feel like tracing the correct
wires. This install places the unit in the taillight assembly. It
is possible to install under the seat as well.
Step One: Removal of
Tail Light Assembly
are going to get dirty here. With a 10mm Socket wrench reach
behind the rear fender and loosen the three nuts. A ¼ should be
enough and than hand remove the nuts. See picture for a bolt
you grab all the washer that will fall out. You will have three
flat washers (on the top) and three hole-washers that will fall to
the floor from the bottom.
underneath the fender and push the wires through (pushing the
rubber washer out) to give you some play.
Step Two: Cut and
Strip the Red Wire…no the Green Wire
the Mods and Tech website for the
on this one. I did not have to trace the wires. Cut the
Green/Yellow Stripe wire in the middle. Strip both ends. I
uses a razor to strip the wire, but if you have small strippers
feel free to use them. It is tight in there, but do-able with
electrical tape around the wires.
diagram in the instructions and solder the red cable to wire
coming out of the fender and solder the other wires together. Tape
everything up. Test the unit.
Step Four: Assembly
like you are feeding bread into a toaster, slide the unit into the
void at the top of the tail light assembly. It fits real nicely.
See pic. Sorry it is out of focus, but it was really dark in my
unit securely in place, and re-assemble the taillight assembly.
Make sure everything fits snug without force before tightening the
attached AVI file for the flash