1989 cb install.

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1989 cb install.

Post by toolie50 »

Hi great friends. I have 1989 1500 which does not have CB installed. Have radio / cassette deck. I can purchase CB control unit and also tuner control for left handlebar. Is the wiring all there to hook up control to radio so as to work like factory install? Info greatly appreciated. And thankyou in advance.

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Re: 1989 cb install.

Post by MikeB »

Other than the antenna, you will need a wire harness that connects the radio to the bike. It is Honda part number 08118-MN505AS. Of course they are no longer available comercially. And if you can find one, they draw a high price. There is one on Ebay now from Canada. It is priced at $159, US 200 Canadian.

You may also be able to acquire the connectors and build a harness your self.
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Re: 1989 cb install.

Post by Solo So Long »

Before going to all of that trouble and expense, I would first make sure that a CB would be of use.

Are you planning to ride with a group that still uses CB? If you don't KNOW that you need it, I wouldn't bother.
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