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Default Buell to Sportster wiring graft

Might not be the right place for this but here goes. I am building a Sportster dirt bike project and will be using 7/8" dirt bars. I want to usethe Buell Blast 7/8" left and right controls for turn,start, stop, etc. What sort of problems should I anticipate? Im good with re-connectoring. Thanks, Steve
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I have no information on the Blast wiring sub-harnesses...

What year Sportster Main Wiring Harness do you have?
What year Blast sub-harness are you looking at?

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Ah yes. 2000 Sportster and probably makes sense to use similar era Buell stuff. I could also use any 7/8" Buell controls, not necessarily Blast.
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I believe this is what you will need to connect together...

The Buell Blast connectors are not compatible to the Sportster connectors - So I have dropped the Buell connector pin# completely - Chop off the Buell connectors and replace them with compatible connectors to the Sportster Main Harness...

The Blast left switch control has both Rt & Lt turn signal switches as ONE SWITCH - which means it turns on Left or Right by sliding the switch - It is not a momentary switch like the Sportster - You will need to manually turn ON & OFF the turn signals, which will require Switching it ON/OFF to start it and then On/OFF to stop it... The Blast was designed to use an auto type flasher like the 1986-90 Sportsters... (maybe you won't use the turn signals at all...)


2000 Sportster (NotS) ________________________________ 2001 Buell Blast Controls

Main Harness has 6-pin Connector
For Right Control ____________________________________ Right Buell Control - No Connector
1- Orange/White . Power to Brake Sw & Rt TS Sw ....... White/Black ...... To Brake Only Sw
2- Red/Yellow ... To Brake Lt from Brake Sw .......... Red/Yellow ....... From Brake Sw
3- Gray ......... To Ign from Engine Run/Stop Sw ..... White/Red ........ From Run/Stop Sw
4- White/Black .. Power to Run/Stop & Starter Sw ..... Blue ............. To Run/Stop & Srt Sw
5- White/Brown .. To TSM from Rt TS Sw ............... ... (see left switch set)
6- Black/Red .... To Starter Relay ................... Yellow/Red ....... To Starter Relay
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .................................... Green/Black (connect to White/Red above - for Power to StartSw)

Main Harness has 6-pin Connector
For Left Control _____________________________________ Left Buell Control - No Connector
1- Orange/White . Power to Horn & Lt TS Sw ........... Gray ............. Power to Horn
2- Yellow ....... To Low Beam Headlight .............. White ............ From Lo Beam Sw
3- Blue ......... Power to Headlight Switch .......... Brown ............ To Headlight Sw
4- White ........ To Hi Beam Headlight ............... Black ............ From Hi Beam Sw
5- White/Violet . To TSM from Lt TS Sw ............... Orange ........... From Lt TS Sw
6- Yellow/Black . To Horn from Horn Sw ............... Green ............ From Horn Sw
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .................................... Blue (connect to Gray above - for power to TS Sw)
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .................................... Lt Blue .......... From Rt TS Sw
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .............................. Connect Lt Blue to other control White/Brown for Rt TS
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .................................... Red/Blue (Clutch Sw - No Connection)
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .................................... Black (Clutch Sw - No Connection)



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Wow!!!! Exactly, and far more than I ever imagined. Many many many thanks, you saved me HOURS of messing about. Please PM me your Paypal, I would like to thank you properly. Cheers, Steve Olds
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Wow!!!! Exactly, and far more than I ever imagined. Many many many thanks, you saved me HOURS of messing about. Please PM me your Paypal, I would like to thank you properly. Cheers, Steve Olds
You're welcome - I see you're already a team member, so either pay up for another year or pass the membership as a gift on to someone else who deserves it...

But thanks for the very kind thought...

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