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Anyone ever relocate the key switch to another part of the bike? Thinking of moving it up to the risers. Has anyone tried this? How hard was it? What's involved? Thanks for the input. :mosh:

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I just raised mine 2" up from where it was at so I could reach it.

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I put mine on the risers for awhile and the I just got rid of it and put a push pull switch on that is hidden.
 

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It's actually an easy mod and Lots of people have done it. One of the more popular places is on the dash, just below the gas cap using a Fat Boy style switch...
 

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HELL NO!!! :nono:

It's taken me two freakin' years just to get THIS start-up routine down and my wife still asks if the petcock is off! :banghead:

(Which is often is...now.) :icon_susp


And now you wanna go 'round switchin stuff up?!!! :eek:



*young whipper-snappers just can't leave well enough alone...mutter, mutter, grumble, grumble*

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Ummm...For what it's worth...my next goal is to learn to turn off my blinkers... :coffee:
 

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HELL NO!!! :nono:

It's taken me two freakin' years just to get THIS start-up routine down and my wife still asks if the petcock is off! :banghead:

(Which is often is...now.) :icon_susp
Cage you actually turn your petcock off?? Had mine for 2+ years and have never turned it off.:coffee:
 

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I would like more info on that Fat Boy style relocation!
 

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I would like more info on that Fat Boy style relocation!
If you put it on your dash then you will never be able to put a hinged gas cap on there. I really like my hinged cap.
Since 2004 I have never shut off my petcock - not even if I remove the tank.
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HELL NO!!! :nono:

It's taken me two freakin' years just to get THIS start-up routine down and my wife still asks if the petcock is off! :banghead:

(Which is often is...now.) :icon_susp
Mine don't have a petcock, it remains wild and free!





*young whipper-snappers just can't leave well enough alone...mutter, mutter, grumble, grumble*

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You ain't got too many years on me, Pappy!


Ummm...For what it's worth...my next goal is to learn to turn off my blinkers... :coffee:
I don't bother to turn em' off anymore. I figure I got a 50/50 chance of bring right on my next turn anyway!
 

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It's actually an easy mod and Lots of people have done it. One of the more popular places is on the dash, just below the gas cap using a Fat Boy style switch...
Please show me a pic of this mod; Seems lame the place Honda puts it. Human Factor Engineering??? Go to reach for the key and you grap a hot engine! Just seems wrong to me. Plus, the self-canceling signals are a safety issue. I don't consider that a luxury item.
 

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Well I'm just going to watch this thread and see what I can learn.....I've thought about trying some kind of mod for my switch so maybe I will learn something and make some changes.
 

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Just a disclaimer, I haven't looked into this at all and am thinking out loud right now, but has anyone ever thought of a little push button opposite the trip button on the front of the dash? I really don't know how feasible it is, but I would love that personally.
 

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Thank you Neomike, i was going to point them to that same thread :cheers:

Just a disclaimer, I haven't looked into this at all and am thinking out loud right now, but has anyone ever thought of a little push button opposite the trip button on the front of the dash? I really don't know how feasible it is, but I would love that personally.
I did mount a toggle switch there for my driving lights, so it is a possibility.


 

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Thanks to all who've input on this! Keep em' coming! The Fat Boy switch is a great idea. The push button next to the speedo is great too. Lots to ponder now.
 
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