Front speaker cover removal


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Front speaker cover removal

Postby Wally 3 » Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:59 pm



Hi, can someone please tell me how to remove the front speaker cover? The black cloth on the inside of the speaker cover has come loose and needs to be reglued. Thanks, Walt


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Re: Front speaker cover removal

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:06 pm

You're not going to like the answer. :) They don't come off. To get to the back of them you have to pull the dash cover off. Follow the first 19 steps of How to replace your dash lights with LEDs to get to the back of the speaker grilles.
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Re: Front speaker cover removal

Postby robb » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:22 pm

That is the only thing that shows any wear to my bike after 23 years. I can live with it rather than half a day to repair.
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Re: Front speaker cover removal

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:32 pm

robb wrote:That is the only thing that shows any wear to my bike after 23 years. I can live with it rather than half a day to repair.


It's not half a day to pull that thing off of there - maybe half an hour.
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Re: Front speaker cover removal

Postby robb » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:51 pm

It's never just half an hour, one thing leads to another when parts come off. While in there check the dash bulbs and clean all electrical connections and go ahead and clean the air filter. I'm not good at doing just one thing at a time.
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Re: Front speaker cover removal

Postby themainviking » Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:49 am

robb wrote:It's never just half an hour, one thing leads to another when parts come off. While in there check the dash bulbs and clean all electrical connections and go ahead and clean the air filter. I'm not good at doing just one thing at a time.


Well, that would mean, to me, that it is a wet day chore, or a "during the winter" chore. Up here in the Great White North, we got lots of time for this stuff in the winter when we are wishing we lived in Australia, :lol:
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Re: Front speaker cover removal

Postby dwgeo104 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:22 pm

I replaced my speakers a while back. You simply have to pull that whole dash panel. I pulled my seat and mirrors for starts. I took off that cloth and never looked back - it's unnecessary. You're about to get a good lesson on the assembly of your Wing. If you need any new dash lamps (bulbs), this is a great time to replace them.
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Re: Front speaker cover removal

Postby Sempai » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:56 pm

Hey Wally:
You will find some pertinent info on that material in this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12554


Keep the rubber side down.
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