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1986 HD sportster 883 bought without turn signals. Located two wires on both forks and two single wires to rear signals. How do I wire led's? Tried and all 4 lights illuminate with either turn signal and they don't blink. Not sure what to do or what to buy for these to work.

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Your bike came with front running lights (black wire) and turn signals. The wire color for the turn signals are gray wires. The grey turn signal wires have small rubber bands on them to indicate which side they are for. A brown tag indicates right turn signals and a violet tag indicates left turn signals. If you need a schematic, I have one but I cannot send it via this forum. This forum only allows for a 150Kb picture and the schematic is larger than that. I'll be glad to scan the schematic and send it to you if you'll contact me directly at [email protected] Remind me that you need a schematic for a 1986 Sporty.

Good Luck

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