SPECTRA GLO LED R/G/B LIGHT POD KIT
J062642016-09-09
Kit Numbers
68000213
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
Separate purchase of LED Controller Kit (part number 68000218 ), if not already installed.
WARNING
Rider and passenger safety depend upon the correct installation of this kit. 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. (00308b)
Spectra Glo light pods are designed and intended for display use only. Some local regulations prohibit using colored or indirect lighting during vehicle operation on public streets. Check local regulations before installation.
Electrical Overload
NOTICE
It is possible to overload your vehicle's charging system by adding too many electrical accessories. If the combined electrical accessories operating at any one time consume more electrical current than the vehicle's charging system can produce, the electrical consumption can discharge the battery and cause damage to the vehicle's electrical system. See an authorized Harley-Davidson dealer for advice about the amount of current consumed by additional electrical accessories or for necessary wiring changes. (00211c)
WARNING
When installing any electrical accessory, be certain not to exceed the maximum amperage rating of the fuse or circuit breaker protecting the affected circuit being modified. Exceeding the maximum amperage can lead to electrical failures, which could result in death or serious injury. (00310a)
Kit Contents
INSTALLATION
NOTE
Clean the areas where the light pods will be mounted with soap and water before beginning the installation, and allow to dry thoroughly. Remove debris, dirt and grime from the vehicle areas to be highlighted.
Ambient temperature should be at least 10 °C (50.0 °F) for proper adhesion of the light pods and controller box to vehicle surfaces.
Do not mount light pods closer than 63.5 mm (2½ in) from exhaust pipes or mufflers, and must have 38.1 mm (1½ in) clearance from engine cylinders and heads.
Do not install light pods with the light source facing directly away from the vehicle. Install light pods in a way that allows the light to be seen indirectly by reflecting from chrome or painted surfaces of the vehicle.
Do not make excessive or 90° right angel bends. This could damage the light pod.
The Spectra Glo RGB kits can be connected together in a variety of ways. Some examples are daisy chain, Tee, and Y. An open end of a harness or light POD should always have a end cap installed.
Spectra Glo light pods can be installed in a variety of locations. They can be installed on a flat surface or curved surface. These pod lights provide indirect lighting illuminating mechanical features, vehicle finish or for ground effects. See the Spectra Glo Load Calculation Information section for more.
Motorcycles with a main fuse
See service manual. Remove main fuse.
Motorcycles without a main fuse
WARNING
Disconnect negative (-) battery cable first. If positive (+) cable should contact ground with negative (-) cable connected, the resulting sparks can cause a battery explosion, which could result in death or serious injury. (00049a)
See service manual. Follow the instructions to disconnect the battery cables, negative (-) cable first.
NOTE
For 2004 and later XL (Sportster®) models, the negative battery cable is most easily disconnected at the engine crankcase.
1.
If Controller Kit (Part No. 68000218) is not installed, install now following instructions in that kit.
2.
See Figure 2. Assemble (dry fit) light pods (1) and harnesses (3, 5 and 6) in desired configuration.
3.
If needed, install an end cap at end of each light pod.
4.
Use a 50-70% mixture of isopropyl alcohol to clean the desired areas where light pods will be installed.
5.
NOTE
Use caution when aligning the light pod to the vehicle. Adhesive is one time use only. Removing the light pod will damage the adhesive.
See Figure 1 Install light pods.
a.
Connect wire harness (1) to light pod (5). Install double-sided tape (2) on harness connector (6).
b.
Remove liner from adhesive backing (2, 3) of light pod (5) and connector ends (4, 6).
c.
Carefully position the light pod on vehicle surface.
d.
Press firmly into place.
e.
Hold light pod in position with steady pressure for a few seconds.
f.
Repeat for remaining light pods.
1Wire harness
2Double-sided tape
3Adhesive backing
3Connector end
4Light pod
5Harness connector
Figure 1. Light Pod, Connectors, and Double-Sided Tape
6.
Bundle the harnesses from the controller and light pods. Secure the harnesses with cable straps.
NOTE
Allow AT LEAST 24 hours after installing the controller box and light pods before exposing the mounting areas to vigorous washing, strong water spray or extreme weather.
The adhesive bond will reach maximum strength after 72 hours at room temperature.
See I-sheet J06266, Spectra Glo Controller and Remote FOB, for installing multiple RGB products.
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 2. Service Parts, Spectra Glo Light Pod Kits
SERVICE PARTS
Table 1. Service Parts Table
Kit
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
68000213
1
Light pod, LED, R/G/B, (6)
68000212 *
2
End cap
69201597
3
Wire extension harness, 3 in (4)
69201525 *
4
Cable strap (6)
10006
5
Wire extension harness, 24 in
69201530
6
Wire extension harness, 8 in
69201529
7
VHB, Double-sided Tape
Not Sold Separately
* Part is sold separately as a quantity of one, not the quantity that comes in the kit.
SPECTRA GLO LOAD CALCULATION INFORMATION
The Spectra Glo system is limited to 3000 mA. Use the following table to determine the total current draw of the desired configuration. Calculate the total current dray by multiplying the number of kit(s) (each line) by the provided current draw. Sum all totals. The value should be less than or equal to 3000 mA. The following example describes how to calculate total system load.
Table 2. Calculator Example of Spectra Glo Kits
Kit Name
Kit Part Number
Number of Kits
Current mA
Total
Rider Footboards
50500492
1
500
500
Passenger Footboards
50500495
1
350
350
Fairing Vent
68000194
275
Speaker Lights (Stage I)
68000232
125
Speaker Lights (Stage II Round)
68000231
1
125
125
Speaker Lights (Stage II Saddle Bag)
68000233
125
Base Light Pods (6)
68000213
2
450
900
Expansion Light Pods (4)
68000214
1
300
300
* System Total must be 3000 mA or less.
System Total =
2175
Table 3. Spectra Glo RGB Accessory Calculator
Kit Name
Kit Part Number
Number of Kits
Current mA
Total
Rider Footboards
50500492
500
Passenger Footboards
50500495
350
Fairing Vent
68000194
275
Speaker Lights (Stage I)
68000232
125
Speaker Lights (Stage II Round)
68000231
125
Speaker Lights (Stage II Saddle Bag)
68000233
125
Base Light Pods (6)
68000213
450
Expansion Light Pods (4)
68000214
300
* System Total must be 3000 mA or less.
System Total =
Table 4. Spectra Glo RGB Accessories
Accessories
Part Number
Remote
68000217
JAE Cap
69201597
Y Harness (3-way)
69201594
3-in Jumper Harness
69201525
8-in Jumper Harness
69201529
24-in Jumper Harness
69201530
24-in Jumper w/grommet
69201595
48-in Jumper Harness
69201625