aftermarket fader kit


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drmorick
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aftermarket fader kit

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Gentelman,

I have a 95 aspencade with a aftermarket fader kit. The radio plays some what win I play with the wires on the switch. The switch has six leads.
Each lead has two wires attached to them. Each lead has a different color wire. Example: 1 lead has 2 blue wires, the next lead has 2 brown wires,
and so forth. What I like to know if I can take each lead keeping the same wire code to each lead together and having the radio play correctly.

Thank You

Dennis


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You can get a replacement fader at Cyclemax. If you only want the front or rear speakers, you could bypass the fader. But if you want all four, it would be best to use a fader or the load on the radio will be 2 ohms instead of 4. Often those controls get dirty and a spray with Deoxit or other contact cleaner will fix them right up.
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Rambozo,

Thank you for getting back to me. I just want to eliminate the fader switch all together. I don't care if it plays just out of the front speakers.
I just need to know how to eliminate the switch and what wires to connect without taking the whole left side of the bike apart. I do not want
to replace the fader kit. I'm the only one who rides the bike and I don't care if the rear speakers work or not. Once again thanks for your responds.

Dennis
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Post by DenverWinger »

You don't need to take the left side of the bike apart, just remove the radio shelter (not that hard).

The fader kit should have three connectors on it. One goes to the radio, the other two to front and rear speakers. Just unplug all three, and plug the front speaker connector directly to the radio. That would be better than hacking the wires.
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thanks for the info. sounds like a better idea. do you know how much it's involved to take it apart?

thanks again
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Post by DenverWinger »

Have a gander at this - shows how to remove the radio shelter.

viewtopic.php?f=14&t=10985
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thanks for the info and pictures. it looks easily enough.

thanks

dennis


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