Trailer wiring --HELP!


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Trailer wiring --HELP!

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I have a home made trailer I pulled for years behind the Harley and now I need to wire it for the GW. It has 4 led lights on back that were wired left, right, 2 in the center were brake and all were running lights. Now on the wing do I need any kind of diode box or converter box, am at a loss here so any help will be appreciated
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Re: Trailer wiring --HELP!

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doctorofpain wrote:I have a home made trailer I pulled for years behind the Harley and now I need to wire it for the GW. It has 4 led lights on back that were wired left, right, 2 in the center were brake and all were running lights. Now on the wing do I need any kind of diode box or converter box, am at a loss here so any help will be appreciated
Doc
I would definitely put an isolation box on the wing - it's cheap insurance to protect your bike's extensive wiring. The one I used has a bunch of little relays in it, and it's quite well made. I was planning on building one myself, but it turned out that this pre-made one was cheaper than I could build one out of parts, so I bought this one instead.

http://cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/gl1800_ ... arness/166


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Re: Trailer wiring --HELP!

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Thanks I saw some harness's out there that were WAY expensive -- this looks like the best deal
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Re: Trailer wiring --HELP!

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You may also need this harness to take you from five wire (bike) to four wire (trailer) as the Harley was a four wire setup, right?

http://cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/_5_to_4 ... /120/51253


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