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I have a DFO that came with my bike that the guy had previously removed. I was going to try and re-install, but had a question about how you guys would do it.

It was originally installed with t-taps and I found the wires it was installed on. The wires still have cuts in the insulation, maybe small cuts in the wire. He didn't put any tape over them or anything when he removed the t-taps.

Question is where should I re-install the dfo? Should I put the t-taps in the same spot on the wire... I'm a little leary of breaking more strands of wire or not having a solid connection. Or should I tape up the old cuts and put the t-taps in a new section of wire?
 

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Buy the optional harness from Dobeck and make your DFO plug and play. Then, put some Liquid Electrical Tape on the cuts in the bikes wiring insulation.
 

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Thanks, I put liquid electrical sealant on the exposed cuts in the wires to prevent corrosion. I also put an order in at dobeck for the harness last week. I really like the idea of the harness (better connections and cleaner) even though I'm not looking forward to lifting the tank to get to the connections.
 

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zeusrock1 said:
I really like the idea of the harness (better connections and cleaner) even though I'm not looking forward to lifting the tank to get to the connections.
Nothing to it. Just unbolt the front and the rear. Raise the rear as high as you can an put folded towel under the rear tab. You can shift the tank slightly to the left to gain a little more room. If you have nimble hands you can easily reach the wire connectors. I used pistol grip needlenose pliers to do mine.
 

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i would solder the bad spot in the wiring first. then protect it.
JMHO
 

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The "T" taps work but not the best method of attachment by any means. They can break individual strands in the wire and eventually could cause problems if moisture should enter the piercing.

Smart move getting the harness.

Just prop up the rear of the tank like mentioned above, no need to remove it at all.
 
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