BOOM! AUDIO AM/FM/WB HIDDEN ANTENNA
J066962018-08-20
GENERAL
Kit Number
76000862
76000863
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Installation Requirements
WARNING
Rider and passenger safety depend upon the correct installation of this kit. Use the appropriate service manual procedures. If the procedure is not within your capabilities or you do not have the correct tools, have a Harley-Davidson dealer perform the installation. Improper installation of this kit could result in death or serious injury. (00333b)
NOTE
This instruction sheet references service manual information. A service manual for this year/model motorcycle is required for this installation. One is available from a Harley-Davidson dealer.
Kit Contents
Refer to Figure 6 and Table 1.
REMOVAL
1.
Turn ignition switch OFF.
WARNING
To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, remove main fuse before proceeding. (00251b)
2.
See service manual. Remove the following:
a.
Main fuse
b.
Outer fairing
c.
Windshield
d.
Headlight
INSTALLATION
NOTE
  • Verify that ambient temperature is at least 16 °C (60 °F) for proper adhesion of the hidden antenna to the vehicle.
  • Allow AT LEAST 24 hours after applying the antenna before exposing the area to vigorous washing, strong water spray or extreme weather.
  • The adhesive bond will increase to maximum strength after about 72 hours at normal room temperature.
Kit 76000862:
  1. See Figure 1 or Figure 2. Clean antenna mounting surface under windshield vent with alcohol cleaning packet (see Figure 6 , Item 5). Mount antenna as shown in the correct figure.
  2. Unplug original equipment (OE) AM/FM connector.
  3. Plug in antenna wire (4) into antenna port (3) on back of radio.
  4. Route antenna wire (4) around speaker pods. Secure with cable strap base (6) and cable straps (7).
  5. Clean cable strap base (6) mounting surfaces with alcohol cleaning packet (see Figure 6 , Item 5) before adhering cable strap base (6).
  6. See Figure 6. FLHX Models: Remove grommet from antenna clearance hole in rear fender fascia. Install hole plug (6) from kit. ALL Models: Remove OE AM/FM antenna mast from rear of vehicle. Install antenna thread protector (4) over antenna base.
1Antenna
2Primary mounting location
3Antenna port on back of radio
4Antenna wire
5Antenna end (2)
6Cable strap base
7Cable strap
Figure 1. Antenna Connections and Routing
1Antenna
2Primary mounting location
3Antenna port on back of radio
4Antenna wire
5Antenna end (2)
6Cable strap base
7Cable strap
8Secondary mounting location
Figure 2. Antenna Connections and Routing
Kit 76000863:
Models with Fork-Mounted Fairing and Standard Headlamp
  1. See Figure 3. Remove antenna (1) and alcohol cleaning packet (see Figure 6 , Item 5) from kit.
  2. Position curved mounting wedge of antenna (1) against front of vehicle outer fairing skirt (2), about 6mm (1/4 in) below black plastic trim strip.
    1Antenna
    2Outer fairing skirt
    3Antenna port on back of radio
    4Antenna wire
    5Antenna end (2)
    6Cable strap base (8)
    7Cable strap (8)
    8About 1/4 in (6 mm)
    Figure 3. Antenna Element Routing (FLHT Models with Standard Headlamp)
  3. Clean mounting area of skirt with alcohol cleaning packet (see Figure 6 , Item 5). Allow to dry thoroughly.
  4. Remove liner from adhesive backing of foam tape (see Figure 6 , Item 7) on wedge.
  5. Carefully position antenna to fairing skirt.
  6. Press firmly into place, holding antenna in position with steady pressure for one minute.
Models with Fork-Mounted Fairing and LED or Dual-Bulb Halogen Headlamp
  1. See Figure 6. Remove antenna (1), foam tape (7) and alcohol cleaning packet (5) from kit.
  2. Remove mounting wedge (1) from antenna housing.
  3. Recycle or dispose of wedge and screws properly.
  4. See Figure 3. Test-fit antenna (1) against the inside of inner fairing as shown.
  5. Clean mounting area of inner fairing and antenna with the alcohol cleaning packet (see Figure 6 , Item 5). Allow to dry thoroughly.
  6. Remove liner from adhesive backing on one side of foam tape (see Figure 6 , Item 7). Fasten tape to antenna.
  7. See Figure 4. Remove liner from adhesive backing on the second side of foam tape (see Figure 6 , Item 7).
  8. Carefully position antenna to inner fairing.
  9. Press firmly into place, holding antenna in position with steady pressure for one minute.
1Antenna
2Outer fairing skirt
3Antenna port on back of radio
4Antenna wire
5Antenna end (2)
6Cable strap base (8)
7Cable strap (8)
Figure 4. Antenna Element Routing (FLHT Models with LED or Dual Bulb Headlamp)
Models with Frame-Mounted Fairing
  1. See Figure 6. Remove antenna (1), foam tape (7) and alcohol cleaning packet (5) from kit.
  2. Remove mounting wedge (1) from antenna housing.
  3. Recycle or dispose of wedge and screws properly.
  4. See Figure 5. Test-fit antenna (1) against the underside of fairing mount bracket (2) as shown.
  5. Clean mounting area of fairing mount bracket (2) and antenna (1) with alcohol cleaning packet (see Figure 6 , Item 5). Allow to dry thoroughly.
  6. Remove liner from adhesive backing on one side of foam tape (see Figure 6 , Item 7). Fasten tape to antenna.
  7. Remove liner from adhesive backing on second side of foam tape (see Figure 6 , Item 7).
  8. Press firmly into place, holding antenna in position with steady pressure for one minute.
  9. Carefully position antenna to the inner fairing, as high as it will go against fairing mount bracket (2) as shown.
1Antenna
2Fairing mount bracket
3Antenna port on back of radio
4Antenna wire
5Antenna end (2)
6Cable strap base (8)
7Cable strap (8)
Figure 5. Antenna Element Routing (FLTR Models)
RETURN TO SERVICE
NOTE
To prevent possible damage to the sound system, verify that the ignition switch is OFF before installing the main fuse.
  1. Install main fuse. See service manual.
  2. Test radio function on AM, FM and Weather bands to verify that antenna is working properly.
  3. NOTE
    Installation of the hidden antenna could result in a slight reduction of AM signal reception in certain urban and rural locations.
  4. Install outer fairing, windshield, headlight and main fuse. See service manual.
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 6. Service Parts: Boom! Audio Hidden Antenna Kit
Table 1. Service Parts
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
Antenna, AM/FM/WB Kit
( Kit 76000862 includes items 1 thru 6)
( Kit 76000863 includes items 1 thru 7)
1
Antenna
Not sold separately
2
Cable strap base (8)
69200342
3
Cable strap (10)
10065
4
Thread protector cap, antenna base
25700109
5
Alcohol cleaning packet
Not sold separately
6
Plug, fascia antenna hole
59749-06
7
Foam tape, two side adhesive
(Kit 76000863)
11100063
Items mentioned in text, but not included in kit:
A
Antenna element (2)
B
Antenna end (2)