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Default Motogadget and Nightster Wiring

Just looked the M-Can up....looks fairly easy and makes it extremely simple from what I'm getting from it...looking at the diagram, all the wires are colored coded with the motogadget...so simply by replacing the original plug and play harness with the M-can harness and then wiring them to the motogadget, makes everything work?
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Yep. Mount the mini, run the wires from the mini back to the mcan, mate the wires accordingly, plug in the mcan, and all the functions will work. I spent hours and hours trying to make it work with stock wiring and it would not function at all. It was not until I called the company did they say that I needed the mcan.
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I hate to keep going on with this but you've such a help so far and hopefully this is the last, the M-Can I found has multiple choices...like
OBD - HD
Twin Cam
XL - Deutsch
XL - Molex
and
VRSC

Which one am I suppose to get? OR if know the one to get but its not here...can you send me a link that I can purchase one from?
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I hate to keep going on with this but you've such a help so far and hopefully this is the last, the M-Can I found has multiple choices...like
OBD - HD
Twin Cam
XL - Deutsch
XL - Molex
and
VRSC

Which one am I suppose to get? OR if know the one to get but its not here...can you send me a link that I can purchase one from?
This is the one that you need.

http://www.wwag.com/cgi-bin/WebObjec...?page=!WW33559
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Sorry to bring up a old post...

So is it just a plug n play system? Or do you need to do something for the speed sensor?
Does it read milage etc from the ecm?

I got a 2014, which has mbus wiring
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Sorry to bring up a old post...

So is it just a plug n play system? Or do you need to do something for the speed sensor?
Does it read milage etc from the ecm?

I got a 2014, which has mbus wiring
Hi,

It is a plug and play system.
It reads everything from the ECM.
I used the "Teach" on the Motogadget to get the km/mile right.

Not sure if the mbus has something to do with it since my bike is a -11 Forty Eight.
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My Sportster was a 2008 883 L and required the mcan bus to tie into the ECM. I fought like crazy to figure out the wiring until I found out I needed the adapter. Once I installed both it worked perfect.
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Mines a mbus 2014, so there is a mbus system?

When I changed my idiot lights, I had to buy the rsd 2014+ ones for it as the wiring changed... Is there a plug n play kit for 2004 up to 2013, then a different one fir 2014 up.

I have been on there website, but its not that clear..
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I actually called the company when I got tired of trying to figure out the wiring. That’s when they told me I needed the adapter. Their customer service was really good and knew their stuff when I told them my problem.
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Sorry to drag up this old thread but does anyone have any info for the right connections if using the following with no Harley OEM wiring whatsoever:

Motoscope Mini
m unit
tc88a
oem speed sensor

I'm looking for the tach and speed sense connections.

Currently I have it connected this way:

white speedo (mini) to white from VSS
yellow speedo (mini) to brown from tc88a

I had read somewhere that the yellow from mini should go to the pink from tc88a coil harness.

Help is appreciated. Everything else works. I'm running the power source for the mini from switched ignition. I read somewhere it should be on the aux out?
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