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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 04-22-2013, 06:46 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone wired the XCT for a a Trailer? there has got to be a better place to pick up the wiring besides under the fender with the CB/ ABS, and other stuff there.

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One of the last posts in the show off your cross country posts has a guy with a trailer. Maybe ask him? What are you doing for a hitch and trailer? Im curious about doing it myself.

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Bushtech hitch was a breeze to install.
However,

The wiring harness is a universal type from Electrical connection.. and it is reael busy in that rear fender.

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Anyone wired the XCT for a a Trailer? there has got to be a better place to pick up the wiring besides under the fender with the CB/ ABS, and other stuff there.
Your XCT should have a four wire pigtail coming off of the rear harness, ready to connect to your trailer lights. No controller necessary.

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Squatch,

I just finished a bushtec install on a XCT with an isolator. I also found that the wiring would have been a pain in the ass if I had to break into the factory harness. So I did a little research and came up with factory style connectors that I built a pig tail onto. Basically you reach under the rear fender and unplug the wiring harness that goes to the read tail light and turn signal assembly. Then you just plug this harness into both plugs that you just unplugged.

I have only built the one so far but it worked great! I purchased enough of these to make a bunch of the harnesses with the intention of selling them. Not trying to get rich here, just wanting to cover my parts and some of my time. I was thinking around $25 bucks for the harness. I have not got around to it yet but, if your interested, I can make one up.
Now you would still have to connect your wiring or isolator to the new harness. This can be done on the work bench, though. After that just plug it in. If your interested ill try to post some pics later today or tomorrow.

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Your XCT should have a four wire pigtail coming off of the rear harness, ready to connect to your trailer lights. No controller necessary.
Gunslinger,

I've seen you post this info before. I've also seen people say they couldn't find this on there bikes. I am in the latter category. I sure wish I was able to find this it would have made my life much easier!


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Your XCT should have a four wire pigtail coming off of the rear harness, ready to connect to your trailer lights. No controller necessary.
I have found a couple empty single connectors, but not seen a 4 wire connector yet. Is this connector down by the ABS unit?

And is it a connector or just wires?

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Squatch,

I just finished a bushtec install on a XCT with an isolator. I also found that the wiring would have been a pain in the ass if I had to break into the factory harness. So I did a little research and came up with factory style connectors that I built a pig tail onto. Basically you reach under the rear fender and unplug the wiring harness that goes to the read tail light and turn signal assembly. Then you just plug this harness into both plugs that you just unplugged.

I have only built the one so far but it worked great! I purchased enough of these to make a bunch of the harnesses with the intention of selling them. Not trying to get rich here, just wanting to cover my parts and some of my time. I was thinking around $25 bucks for the harness. I have not got around to it yet but, if your interested, I can make one up.
Now you would still have to connect your wiring or isolator to the new harness. This can be done on the work bench, though. After that just plug it in. If your interested ill try to post some pics later today or tomorrow.

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If it were a little less snowy I would make a run out your way.

Have family in Tinely Park

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hey guys
sure would like to see some pics of these bikes. its been a whyle i was on her. but seen a lot of trailors this past weekend at bike event in angel city unadela ga.
thanks alot ron

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