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I need to completely replace all the wires on the ignition module.
they were hacked up, and the existing wires were crispy...

Unfortunately it's impossible to source 18ga or smaller wire locally, so i had to order it from Del City.
luckily, they're based out of wisconsin, so it should only take a day or two to arrive...

In the meantime, i worked on the new speedo (Koso TNT-D64).

i created a harness using Deutch connectors, so that i can easily remove the gauge if needed.
i used the cutoffs from when i installed the new hand controls, so the colors will match exactly.



Currently mounted on the top of my bars, and the harness is just long enough to tuck the connector under the headlight cover.



i had my mech speedo mounted down in the bars, but that bracket prevented access to the buttons on the new gauge.

Next i need to figure out how to remove the cable from the speed sensor (front wheel).
it appears to be pressed, or crimped on.
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Next i need to figure out how to remove the cable from the speed sensor (front wheel).
it appears to be pressed, or crimped on.
It just unscrews. May need a little help getting started.
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It just unscrews. May need a little help getting started.
Now i see... the threads are internal. was expecting a threaded cap like the other end.

I had to give it a good yank, to break it free.

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I have the same ignition on my shovelhead and VOES did wonders for it.
Hey Joe, i know you have a shovelhead, but any suggestions on where to mount the switch?

It's a lot larger than i anticipated.
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Hey Joe, i know you have a shovelhead, but any suggestions on where to mount the switch?

It's a lot larger than i anticipated.
I found room under the gas tank. I thought it would be hidden. If I didn't have the two relays it would have been.




But it doesn't look that bad. I'm not sure how a sporty frame is configured.
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Ever since i got this bike, i have HATED the rear fender.
This appears to be the correct fender, but there are these huuuuuge gaps on either side...



Recenly, after seeing pics of another users bike, i realized...
THE STRUTS ARE ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE FRAME!!!

Tonight, i corrected that.
looks much better now!



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with the seat off, i was able to find a suitable location for the VOES...



I'd like for it to be closer to the carb, but i can't find a better fit...
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with the seat off, i was able to find a suitable location for the VOES...



I'd like for it to be closer to the carb, but i can't find a better fit...
Looks good.

How many inches did your voes come set at?

I'm looking to put one on my '81
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Looks good.

How many inches did your voes come set at?

I'm looking to put one on my '81
I believe it's 3".
I got the HD equivelent as reccomended by the manufacturer
https://www.denniskirk.com/standard-...prd/200167.sku

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If your motorcycle did not include an OE VOES, you can use H-D VOESP/N 26566-91 for stock or mildly modified engines. For high performance engines, we recommend our P/N VOES-KIT-MC7.
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Got my ignition re-wiring wrapped up this weekend...
Used some tech flex, to bundle, and hopefully protect them a bit better this time...



Moved on to the VOES...

The fitting i originally planned to use, was much too big, so i stole this from my sync tool.
bought a bunch of these for syncing the KZ400...



Had to get creative, in order to hit the correct angle, so the fitting will sit flush..



Not a lot of options for placement on this manifold, but i think this worked out nicely.





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