connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat


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connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby trent313 » Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:35 pm



i have hooked up all wires except purple wire which says it should be hooked to the negative side of coil or rpm wire located in harness under the seat. however, it does not say what color the rpm wire is on gl1800. i have called around to quite a few bike shops and no one could or would tell me. i have even contact viberider who does not know the color for the gl1800. can anyone help me out there?



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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby MikeB » Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:13 pm

Viberider? Seriously? I guess it gives an all new meaning to "Enjoy the Ride".



I guess it takes all kinds, but nothing vibrates like a Harley.
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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby trent313 » Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:27 pm

thanks but you haven't told me anything lol. I seen all the videos posted on youtube but none covered the Goldwing.

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:56 am

trent313 wrote:i have hooked up all wires except purple wire which says it should be hooked to the negative side of coil or rpm wire located in harness under the seat. however, it does not say what color the rpm wire is on gl1800. i have called around to quite a few bike shops and no one could or would tell me. i have even contact viberider who does not know the color for the gl1800. can anyone help me out there?


You're looking for the yellow/green wire. It goes from the engine control module (ECM) to both the reverse control module as well as the combination meter (which holds the tachometer).

Combination Meter Connector
Combination Meter Connector

ECM Connector
ECM Connector

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby FM-USA » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:26 am

SOOooo, now you gots'ta carry a can of Wet-Ones to keep your seat clean?

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby trent313 » Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:20 am

hey thank you so much man. but one more question, the harness containing that yellow green wire is the large one running next to rail on right hand side of bike as you ride? i am about to go hook this up....i seen only a yellow with brown crossstrips so i was not sure if i was in the right harness...but i really appreciate your response.

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:52 am

trent313 wrote:hey thank you so much man. but one more question, the harness containing that yellow green wire is the large one running next to rail on right hand side of bike as you ride? i am about to go hook this up....i seen only a yellow with brown crossstrips so i was not sure if i was in the right harness...but i really appreciate your response.


The ECM is on top of the air cleaner, you need to pull the false shelter to get to it. The connector with that wire is on the right side, and the harness then runs down the side. You can see it here:

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby trent313 » Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:08 pm

hey man you are the best:) ireally appreciate the time and effort you put it. funny though....i needed to change my air filter anyway lol...was avoiding that job ...thanx i really appreciate it....have a great day.

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby Wingsconsin » Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:23 pm

I am not going to judge you about your choice of 'accessories' ....
But once you get this working I want to see pictures or video of the test participants in action.... :twisted:


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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby trent313 » Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:34 pm

LMBO no don't judge me for it....chalk it up to all the Harley riders I work with....they all have em and got me started...still laughing bout that....and thanx again...funny thing I needed to change my air filter anyway....

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby chrisz » Sun Oct 18, 2015 2:35 pm

Hmm, is that how the Harley guys get the girls... ;) If you can't beat them, join them!

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby velvetrider » Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:02 am

Hey guy ,,I got one for my 83,1100 I. I haven't put it on yet. Since I have just rebuilt the bike,,Heads, valves, belts, brake lines, "why not?" any body know which wires to connect to
on a 1100..?? Nobody will ever know,,, but just in case I run across a 'stray' it might be fun,,

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby trent313 » Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:50 pm

well today i finished installing my viberider seat. its magical. found yellow green wire in harness on side but did not work. hooked up to yellow green coming off ecm as directed and its magical. Dude you don't know how much of a headache you saved me......i could never say thank you enough....so thank you so much. and for the guy that was asking about the 1100....i hope you fine you answer.....lol

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby m2102 » Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:37 am

Maybe the harley riders use it to counter the already built in vibration. Just a thought

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby trent313 » Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:24 pm

hey velvet rider
they have a hook up video on youtube for harley...just didnt work for mine.....but the yellow green wire "THE MAN" told me about only work coming from ecm...when i thought i located it in harness on side...did not work...but the ole lady loves it....shoot...she has even ask me to ride some of her friends....funny huh...lol...

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby FM-USA » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:55 am

A thought that hasn't been mentioned about this viberider.

One can only imagine the stench after a long ride. 1st :o 2nd :oops: 3rd :x

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Re: connecting viberider to 2008 gl1800 seat

Postby Wingsconsin » Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:37 am

trent313 wrote:hey velvet rider
they have a hook up video on youtube for harley...just didnt work for mine.....but the yellow green wire "THE MAN" told me about only work coming from ecm...when i thought i located it in harness on side...did not work...but the ole lady loves it....shoot...she has even ask me to ride some of her friends....funny huh...lol...


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