This is the installation process I used to install the Drag
Specialties illuminated mini tach (pn#DS243959). I got from my
dealer for about $65. It took about two hours with no special
the 2 nuts on the back of the tach swap the mount around so the
hole is at the top. (Tach 1, 2, and 3)
Remove seat, tank, 2 large black rubber tank bumpers, and
the white cover for the electrical box.
the tach using the small supplied bracket. I didnít like their
bracket so I bought 1Ē Kuryakyn frame mount bracket and used it.
(Tach 4 and 5)
Stripped the wire loom from the tach. Slid heat shrink
tubing up wires leaving the green wire out. Shrank tube and
taped joint. (Tach 6)
green wire from tach to the negative side of the left side
(clutch side) coil with supplied connectors. The negative wire
is the blue-yellow one. Make sure you have a good connection
there. I had to redo mine.
red and blue wire from the tach into the electrical box through
a 3/16Ē hole I drilled in the top left corner. Ran black wire
from converter box through hole to the outside of electrical
box. (Tach 7)
black wires from tach and converter and grounded at front screw
for the white electrical box between box and frame. (Tach 8)
Joined blue wires from tach and converter. Joined red wires
from tach and converter.
step is for finding a switched hot wire for the tach. The brown
plug in the white electrical box has a black-brown wire looped
from one terminal to another on one side of it. I used the
black-brown wire on the opposite side of the plug to connect the
red wires.(Tach 9) Iíll take a better photo of this the next
time I have the tank off.
Folded the wires and placed them along with the converter in
the white electrical box and replaced the lid.
and crank it up. The tach has a cool indigo blue light in it. I
wished the speedo had the same thing. Here are the pics of the
finished product. One with the supplied mount and the other
using the Kury clamp. (Tach 10 &11)
Disclaimer: Any person who decides to perform any of the above listed modifications, does so at their own risk.
The Sabre Group does not claim any responsibility for damage to your motorcycle or individual.