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Road King Tach?

 
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Old 01-07-2019, 09:02 AM
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I scooped up that tach off of eBay. And I have a wiring harness from a 17 Lowrider, so now to just sort out how to splice into the harness once I have the tach in hand. Or to scoop up a Lowrider speedo and just go with the dual set up.
 
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:27 AM
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The tach is backlit, I literally spliced directly into the Road King Speedometer wires....
 
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:13 AM
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The tach is backlit, I literally spliced directly into the Road King Speedometer wires....
did you use scotch lock splice connectors or did you strip and soldier the connections?
 
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Old 01-09-2019, 06:53 AM
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I haven't completed all of the mods I'm making (adding Road Glide Fairing to front, radio controls, etc.), so as of right now I have I have stripped, twisted, and taped the connections - I make more permanent connections later, but this "works" until then.
 
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Old 01-11-2019, 09:56 PM
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Default 5 inch police tach

Thanks to Max Headflow and riotron for all their help.
I got a police tach on ebay for 25 bucks
Bought a 2017 rk speedometer turn signal cluster harness and took the 12 pin deutch connector with the 4 wires (Red/Orange stripe- POWER, Black/Green stripe- GROUND, White/Black stripe- CAN BUS LOW, White/Red stripe- CAN BUS HIGH) and cut it out of the used harness. 3/8 shrink tubing over the wires
Wired the 4 wires to the same 4 wires underneath the fuel tank console.
Bought a 5 inch tach cup from issprogauges and 2 "L" brackets from home depot, grommetsfrom autozone to mount the tach and.... DONE!
Finally.
Here's a picture:


5 inch police tach

 
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:21 PM
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Originally Posted by billyo00769 View Post
Thanks to Max Headflow and riotron for all their help.
I got a police tach on ebay for 25 bucks
Bought a 2017 rk speedometer turn signal cluster harness and took the 12 pin deutch connector with the 4 wires (Red/Orange stripe- POWER, Black/Green stripe- GROUND, White/Black stripe- CAN BUS LOW, White/Red stripe- CAN BUS HIGH) and cut it out of the used harness. 3/8 shrink tubing over the wires
Wired the 4 wires to the same 4 wires underneath the fuel tank console.
Bought a 5 inch tach cup from issprogauges and 2 "L" brackets from home depot, grommetsfrom autozone to mount the tach and.... DONE!
Finally.
Here's a picture:

yeah, but can you see it?

looks good, thanks for sharing how you got it done
 
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Old 01-15-2019, 05:27 PM
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Old 01-16-2019, 12:00 PM
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Looks great! My bike is close to done, but need another couple weeks for sorting out odds & ends. Doing breather by-pass, V&H 4" exhaust, forward controls, and the previously mentioned Road Glide Front Fairing - still trying to sort out the oil pressure gauge, but I see there are a number of threads on that to research....
 
 


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