Fuel Injected Yz450F installing lighting kit



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  • iantihero

Posted July 28, 2015 - 06:39 PM

#1

Hey all, I am trying to add the following items: LED Bar 8" 46Watt or 5Amp current draw, 2 turn signals (Tusk Flush Mounts) , integrated rear brake with Nissin Pressure Switch, and the Vapor Speedometer.
I know how to wire things really really good, but this manual of mine is so stinking lousy that I don't know where I should make my connection into the wiring harness for all my equipment to run, I am using the Tusk Bar Mount Turnsignal, headlight, horn switch. So if anyone knows where I should splice into at would be amazing help. I have looked at diagrams for probably 2 hours and don't understand a thing.. I am no electrical wiz or mechanic but I'm not that dumb to not know what to do. I just need to find where to splice into AND which color wiries... I am going to shrink tube every wire after installing my custom setup for on/off road use. Thanks!!

Edited by iantihero, July 28, 2015 - 06:43 PM.


  • grayracer513

Posted July 29, 2015 - 06:51 AM

#2

The YZ450 from '10 and up uses an AC magneto producing about 120 watts to power an all DC system.  The red leads in the harness are ~12V positive.  Trail Tech and/or Baja Designs make a plug-in harness that piggybacks on the ECU connector that can be used as a power source, or you can simply tap into one of the larger gauge red lead leads anywhere downstream of the regulator/rectifier.



  • iantihero

Posted July 29, 2015 - 06:12 PM

#3

Thanks GrayRacer! I found a Tusk 2011 Wr450F Wiring Harness and wondering if I was able to use that on my Yz450F also?

I saw the Baja Designs plug and play harness but it seemed like too much money for just a clips and wiring.

If I am able to do so, with the Tusk Wr450F harness could I use the Baja Designs Harness to power it (or other words charge the battery connected to the harness ??

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  • iantihero

Posted July 29, 2015 - 06:17 PM

#4

Thanks GrayRacer! I found a Tusk 2011 Wr450F Wiring Harness and wondering if I was able to use that on my Yz450F also?
I saw the Baja Designs plug and play harness but it seemed like too much money for just a clips and wiring.
If I am able to do so, with the Tusk Wr450F harness could I use the Baja Designs Harness to power it (or other words charge the battery connected to the harness ??

I still have to buy a flasher relay and am now wishing I just bought the Tusk kit for $175... I've spent just that on a LED Bar with spot light/Flood (Hi/Lo Concept).
Maybe I should return everything I bought but the head light and buy the kit that has everything? Even though it's not specifically for my 2011 yz450f ?? I've spent about $90 of bits and pieces of the kit, but $100 was due to a Vapor Speedo/Tachometer..

  • grayracer513

Posted July 30, 2015 - 06:11 AM

#5

Thanks GrayRacer! I found a Tusk 2011 Wr450F Wiring Harness and wondering if I was able to use that on my Yz450F also?
 

 

Nope.



  • OUTERLIMITS

Posted July 30, 2015 - 07:44 AM

#6

The '11 WR is not injected, you need to 2010 and on YZ harness.  It's only about $15 from Baja Designs, not that expensive.



  • iantihero

Posted July 30, 2015 - 07:44 PM

#7

The '11 WR is not injected, you need to 2010 and on YZ harness.  It's only about $15 from Baja Designs, not that expensive.

Yeah, I figured that , I have a 2011 Yz450F I just installed the Vapor Speedeter , and the Tusk light switch with mirror, just waiting on harnesses to prove that it will work just perfect as so far everything has come together awesome!

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