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#998797 - 10/10/17 05:20 PM Re: Skene and trigger wire [Re: Bill_Walker]  
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Originally Posted by Bill_Walker
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Thanks, Bill, do you know the color of the wire?


Gray with a red stripe.

Originally Posted by Bill_Walker
Originally Posted by markgoodrich
Thanks, Bill, do you know the color of the wire?


Gray with a red stripe.


No wire like that. Apparently they change without notice. Frustrating. I want to trigger my 50W MotoLights with the ignition and have them go off right away. I'm also going to connect the tail/brake light to the Skene winky controller for more and brighter brake flashes, need to find the tail and brake wires for that, too.


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#998833 - 10/11/17 09:47 AM Re: Skene and trigger wire [Re: markgoodrich]  
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I can tell you from experience the running light will take one tap depending on draw. Exceed the draw and the running light will go out throw a code and you will need to turn the bike off and on for canbus to reset it. It will do the same thing until you lessen the draw on it. I have experienced this with a AddMore run/turn/brake light in my Shad top case.

Your best bet is a fuse block of some type. I use a Centeck myself.






















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#998972 - 10/13/17 03:53 PM Re: Skene and trigger wire [Re: markgoodrich]  
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If you want to turn it off before the 20 seconds you can always add a switch. As sometime I'm careful with my money :-) On my RT LC I have a fuse block powered from from the battery with a relay which has a switched signal from the aux socket. As don't have the radio option the fuse block is behind one of the speakers and each feed from it has a push on off switch so I can control which accessories have power. I have put the buttons in place of the blanks on the left hand filler panel that would normally have the radio controls.

this solution means that at worst they will auto power off in 20 seconds or I can turn them off sooner. Powered from this I have Aux lights sat nav and two way radio

#998974 - 10/13/17 04:19 PM Re: Skene and trigger wire [Re: Exportman]  
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Originally Posted by Exportman
If you want to turn it off before the 20 seconds you can always add a switch. As sometime I'm careful with my money :-) On my RT LC I have a fuse block powered from from the battery with a relay which has a switched signal from the aux socket. As don't have the radio option the fuse block is behind one of the speakers and each feed from it has a push on off switch so I can control which accessories have power. I have put the buttons in place of the blanks on the left hand filler panel that would normally have the radio controls.

this solution means that at worst they will auto power off in 20 seconds or I can turn them off sooner. Powered from this I have Aux lights sat nav and two way radio


Yeah, I've thought of that, good idea, except now it's a dadgum challenge to find that ONE WIRE!!! As it stands right now the farkles are all on the bike, connected, and for the moment, working. Turning off the ignition turns everything off after the 20 second delay.

Thanks for the reply.


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