BOOM! AUDIO FAIRING LOWER SPEAKER KIT
J057702016-06-28
GENERAL
Kit Number
76000487A
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only). This does not fit on Twin-Cooled models. FLHX models require purchase of lower fairing kit.
NOTE
The speakers provided in these kits have an impedance of 2 Ohms, and are for use ONLY with specific 2014 and later Harley-Davidson® audio systems. See the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Tools and Supplies Required
Loctite® 242 Threadlocker - Blue is required for the proper installation of this kit.
Installation Requirements
FLHX models require prior or concurrent installation of Harley-Davidson air-cooled fairing lowers. ALL models require separate purchase of left and right speaker front enclosures. See the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only) for color matched or unpainted versions of these items.
The purchase of this kit entitles you to a specially developed sound equalization software that is used in conjunction with the Advanced Audio system. This unique equalization was designed to optimize the performance and sound response of the BOOM! Audio fairing lower speakers.
Even if this kit is not being installed by a Harley-Davidson dealer, this special equalization software is available without charge from any dealer through Digital Technician II. Dealer labor rates may apply for the upgrade procedure.
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
PREPARATION
NOTE
For vehicles equipped with security siren:
  • 2014 and later: Verify that the Hands-Free Fob is present.
  • Turn the ignition key switch to IGNITION.
WARNING
To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, remove main fuse before proceeding. (00251b)
  1. See the service manual to remove the main fuse.
  2. NOTE
    See the service manual for specific information on the following generalized steps.
  3. Models Equipped With Fairing Lowers: See the service manual to remove the lower fairings.
  4. ALL Models: See the service manual to remove the outer fairing and windshield.
LOWER FAIRING ASSEMBLY AND INSTALLATION
1.
See Figure 1. From the back, remove the three screws.
1Rear screw
Figure 1. Rear Screws
2.
See Figure 2. From the front, remove the screws, block-off panel and glove box. Disconnect the vent door linkage.
1Locking tab
2Glove box assembly
3Screws
4Block-off panel
Figure 2. Locking Tab and Block-off Panel
3.
See Figure 3. Remove the three glove box screws and the glove box.
1Glove box screws
2Glove box
Figure 3. Glove Box Screws
4.
See Figure 4. Remove the screw and the linkage. Install on the new enclosure front. Tighten the screw to 1.3–2 N·m (12–18 in-lbs).
1Vent linkage screw
2Linkage
3Knob
Figure 4. Vent Linkage Screw
5.
See Figure 5. Clean the area with a mixture of 50-70 percent isopropyl alcohol and 30-50 percent distilled water.
NOTE
To ease assembly, install and remove the screws (6) in the enclosure without the tray first.
Figure 5. Gasket Mating Surface of Lower Fairing
6.
See Figure 6. Assemble the front enclosure and the enclosure tray and install the two self tapping screws (6). Clean the edge of the tray flange where the foam gasket is to mount with a mixture of 50-70 percent isopropyl alcohol and 30-50 percent distilled water. Remove the protective seal from one side of the double sided foam gasket and install the foam gasket as shown. Trim and save excess foam gasket, it will be used later.
1Enclosure front locating ribs
2Enclosure front
3Screws
4Enclosure tray
5Tray edge and foam gasket
Figure 6. Enclosure Assembly
7.
See Figure 7. Position the enclosure assembly and connect the linkage.
Figure 7. Connect Linkage
8.
Remove the seal from the foam gasket before assembling the enclosure sub-assembly. Position the enclosure assembly.
9.
See Figure 8. From the rear, install the three self tapping enclosure screws (9). Tighten the screws to 1.3–2 N·m (12–18 in-lbs).
1Rear screw
Figure 8. Rear Screws
10.
See Figure 9. Fold a piece of trimmed gasket over the locating tab of the block-off panel and install the panel. Apply a drops of Loctite 242-Blue to the threads of the screws. Install the screws and tighten to 7.3–8.4 N·m (65–75 in-lbs).
1Foam gasket
2Locating tab
3Block-off panel
4Screws
Figure 9. Block-off Panel and Locating Tab Foam
11.
See Figure 10. On the back side of the glove box, measure about 25 mm (1.0 in) over and 9.5 mm (⅜ in) up from the lower fairing cap mating flange. Mark the location to drill the hole. Cover the drill point with masking tape to prevent cracking or chipping of the paint and drill a 9.5 mm (⅜ in) hole in the glove box inboard side wall. Insert a rubber grommet.
Figure 10. Drill Location
12.
See Figure 11. Insert the four well nuts.
NOTE
If an amplifier is used, fairing lower speakers are connected to the front amp [313]. This includes 4, 6 or 8 speaker configurations. If an amplifier is not used, fairing lower speakers will always be connected to the stock harness connector [162].
Figure 11. Well Nuts
13.
See Figure 12. Route the wiring harness under the fairing up to the radio and connect to either [162] (without fairing amp) or [313] (with fairing amp).
1[313]
2Harness routing
3Speaker routing
Figure 12. Harness Connection
14.
See the service manual, install the lower fairing, leaving the lower fairing cap off.
15.
Route the speaker wires through the hole in the lower fairing. Light Blue & Light Blue/Black wires to RH side. Light Blue/Orange & Light Blue/Gray to the LH side. Secure wire harness with cable straps and verify wiring does not interfere with steering or suspension travel.
16.
Install the lower fairing cap.
17.
See Figure 13. Connect the speaker wires. Position the speaker so the tweeter is in the top outboard position. Install the speaker cover with the Bar and Shield positioned correctly and install the four screws. Tighten the screws to 0.3 N·m (3 in-lbs).
18.
The wire harness included in the kit has a reference tag attached. Check the box marked "LOWER SPKRS" for future reference in installs/upgrades.
RETURN TO SERVICE
NOTE
To prevent possible damage to the sound system, verify that the ignition key switch is in the OFF position before installing the main fuse.
  1. See the service manual and install the main fuse.
  2. Test the sound system for proper operation.
  3. See the service manual. Install the outer fairing and windshield.
WARNING
Be sure that steering is smooth and free without interference. Interference with steering could result in loss of vehicle control and death or serious injury. (00371a)
  • Be sure that wires, harnesses or lines do not pull tight when handlebars are turned fully to left or right fork stops.
  1. Verify that steering is smooth and clear from stop to stop.
  2. Have a Harley-Davidson dealer apply the specially developed sound equalization software to the vehicle to optimize the performance and sound response of the BOOM! Audio fairing lower speakers.
  3. NOTE
    If objectionable vibration occurs due to high levels of bass response, additional foam may be inserted between block-off panels and fairing lowers.
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 13. Service Parts, Boom! Audio Lower Fairing Speakers
Table 1. Service Parts
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
1
Screw, #6-32 PAN HD, TORX, Black (8)
10200105
2
Grille assembly, 6 1/2" premium (2)
76000324
3
Wire harness (1)
69200612
4
Woofer assembly, premium, 6 1/2" (2)
76000320
5
Welnut, #6-3 (8)
5210
6
Screw, self-tapping, 1/4" X .75" (4)
Not sold separately
7
Speaker enclosure, tray, fairing LWR, RH (1)
Speaker enclosure, tray, fairing LWR, LH (1)
76000369
76000368
8
Gasket seal (2)
Not sold separately
9
Screw, #10 self tapping (6)
2995
10
Grommet, harness seal (2)
11410
Items mentioned in text, but not included in kit:
A
Lower fairing
B
Front enclosure