Hi: My service manual list three different types of electrical connectors for Sportsters, each taking a different type of tool. I would suggest the cut and splice method of getting the connector out since this is probably a one time project. Go to the West Marine store in Honolulu and get some Anchor adhesive lined butt connectors and extra stranded wire. Crimp the butt connectors s normal but then heat them with a match, which melts the adhesive and makes a permenant water proof connector.
96 Sportster 1200 Custom
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