front signals

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by bikecurious, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. bikecurious

    bikecurious Member

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    hello everyone,
    This may sound like a dumb question...but I want to get rid or my front turn signals, and I was wondering what is the best thing to do with the wires once they are disconnected? should i just zip tie them back to the bars, or how can I completely get rid of them?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Why not unplug them behind the forks and just leave the harness secured for future use.
     
  3. bikecurious

    bikecurious Member

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    haha I didn't realize it was so simple...
    done and done!
    Thanks! :D
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    See....all you have to do is ask! :D
     
  5. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    Course, the flip side, if you truly have no front signals, and the local constable stops you, a fixit ticket and such will certainly make a mark on a misdemeanor list or at least a scheduled inspection with fines if more than one infraction is observed. Just for curiosity is the reason cosmetic?
     
  6. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Definitely want to check the local law/rules on m/c signals so you don't get stopped. Best bet is to keep them functional in case you trade-up...should be good deals on 2010 models soon...;-)
     
  7. bikecurious

    bikecurious Member

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    Ya, It is just cosmetic...
    I'm trying to get rid of all the added stuff and down to bare bones.
    I'm keeping my back signals for the ppl behind me, but I usually stick to hand signals anyways...unless johnny law is around.
    In AZ you actually dont have to have turn signals...haha or a speedo for that matter... just 1 mirror and a horn....
    oh and a headlight if you're riding at night :p

    any trade up would be for a '51 pan! :s
     
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  8. riot12

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    I rode for years without front turn signal. Never got stopped. And I live in California. Not to say they wont stop you if they feel like it.
     
  9. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure that if you disconnect/remove the front signals, the rear ones won't flash. They may light up, but the system is set for a certain resistance to activate the flasher. You can get ballasts (?), from a several places. Badlands is one I can think of.
     
  10. JohnnyBiker2

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    I got rid of the front signals too. They were just ugly.