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The install wasn’t terrible Speedo/tach are easy, routing the oil temp line and getting it in is easy. The top gauges were a pain for me but that’s my own fault— I have the fairing full of amps and wiring. Pull the speaker pods off and two screws to pull the vents. You’ll need about a 9” extension with a T25 bit on the end but after that, simple. Important to know that you DO have to route two little wires from the top gauges back through the neck and up to the Speedo. This took me just under 40 seconds to accomplish and I have a TON of wires going through that channel. It’s a couple hours of taking your time realistically.
 

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The install wasn’t terrible Speedo/tach are easy, routing the oil temp line and getting it in is easy. The top gauges were a pain for me but that’s my own fault— I have the fairing full of amps and wiring. Pull the speaker pods off and two screws to pull the vents. You’ll need about a 9” extension with a T25 bit on the end but after that, simple. Important to know that you DO have to route two little wires from the top gauges back through the neck and up to the Speedo. This took me just under 40 seconds to accomplish and I have a TON of wires going through that channel. It’s a couple hours of taking your time realistically.
Appreciate it. Yeah my fairing isn't so full of audio wiring yet, as that's next on the list. lol Never.ending.money.pit..
No regrets even though sometimes when the sun's at right angle behind me it washs out the display for a little time, show alot more info and the color schemes are great to change to what I like at the time
I thought I saw somewhere that you could set the auto-dimming or something like that so where the sun hits it directly it will turn the background white so you could see it better. Have you tried that?

Thanks for the info man.
 

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They do turn white background and black numbers but to me they still wash out like the screen even put anti glare screens on them as well as my head unit
I made some sun screens for both out of 1/8" abs plastic you may be able to see them on my pictures
 

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I thought I saw somewhere that you could set the auto-dimming or something like that so where the sun hits it directly it will turn the background white so you could see it better. Have you tried that?

Thanks for the info man.
Yep, you can set auto dimming for night riding and you can also set the gauges to invert when in direct sunlight. This happens automatically. If you’re riding down a highway with a bunch of trees then it opens up in direct light, it will flip to white gauges with black numbers and when you are back out of the sunlight, about a minute later, it switches back.
 

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Not to my knowledge but again, they’re not like the LEDs of previous Dakota digital gauges, they are a soft color that shows on the screen as real letters and words— I guess more like a phone display than a calculator display?

There’s endless combinations of colors also that are less bright, but to my knowledge you can’t dim them once their set other than the auto dimming which can be turned on or off in the app. They obviously have the capability of dimming so maybe there is a way that I haven’t discovered yet!
 

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DAMMIT, this forum keeps costing me money! Been eyeing these for months, pulled the trigger.
Hahaha, I can only laugh with you, as I just pulled the trigger and purchased mine. Be here Monday.

Freakin’ money pits they are.. Just.don’t.know.how.to.stop..


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This is what I have for now I play with colors at different times to see what I like better
Keep changing them and mark what you like at different riding
RogersRGU,

If you don’t mind me asking, but what is that contraption up by your windshield? Also, does it still allow the air to come through the vent? Thanks!


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Hahaha, I can only laugh with you, as I just pulled the trigger and purchased mine. Be here Monday.

Freakin’ money pits they are.. Just.don’t.know.how.to.stop..


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Mine Arrived yesterday, installed them today, love em!
 

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Pics, or it didn’t happen!

How was the install?


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Install was straightforward, if you can remove your outer fairing, you can handle this job. Only advice is the instructions tell you to remove the speaker pods and the vents. It is not necessary to remove the speaker pods, so save yourself a step. The vent boxes allow access to the lower mounting screw. Here's the pics, it happened lol. I circled the feature I'm looking forward to testing.
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Install was straightforward, if you can remove your outer fairing, you can handle this job. Only advice is the instructions tell you to remove the speaker pods and the vents. It is not necessary to remove the speaker pods, so save yourself a step. The vent boxes allow access to the lower mounting screw. Here's the pics, it happened lol. I circled the feature I'm looking forward to testing. View attachment 423940 View attachment 423941
Nice job man. The guy fubar'd my order last week, so I paid for it, but it didn't get ordered through the distributor.. smdh I was just able to pick them up on Wednesday and have a cam job/Dyno tuning happening on Mon/Tues, which I am going to have them install the oil sensor as I am going to have them refill all three holes while there. Once they finish I will install afterwards, as the temp will be back up into the 50°'s, as I don't have heating in my shed with the bike.

Are you going to set your miles or leave at 0? I'll put back to actual mileage.
 

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Install was straightforward, if you can remove your outer fairing, you can handle this job. Only advice is the instructions tell you to remove the speaker pods and the vents. It is not necessary to remove the speaker pods, so save yourself a step. The vent boxes allow access to the lower mounting screw. Here's the pics, it happened lol. I circled the feature I'm looking forward to testing. View attachment 423940 View attachment 423941
Nice! And yeah, I can take off the fairing. This is mine right now... lol



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Nice job man. The guy fubar'd my order last week, so I paid for it, but it didn't get ordered through the distributor.. smdh I was just able to pick them up on Wednesday and have a cam job/Dyno tuning happening on Mon/Tues, which I am going to have them install the oil sensor as I am going to have them refill all three holes while there. Once they finish I will install afterwards, as the temp will be back up into the 50°'s, as I don't have heating in my shed with the bike.

Are you going to set your miles or leave at 0? I'll put back to actual mileage.
I set my mileage, for my own knowledge. I was told by harley that the mileage was tracked in the ECM no the gauges, so supposedly if I plug my stock gauges back in later, the mileage will read actual.
 
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