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Electric Windbender actuator system


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Windsheild in up position. System provides three inches total travel
Windsheild in up position. System provides three inches total travel
Windsheild in down position
Windsheild in down position
Windsheild in down position
Windsheild in down position
Windsheild in up position
Windsheild in up position
Here is the contents of the actuator kit
Here is the contents of the actuator kit
This is a look at the underside of the actuator motor and drive
This is a look at the underside of the actuator motor and drive
Here is the other side of the actuator
Here is the other side of the actuator
I weighed the entire contents at just under 4 pounds
I weighed the entire contents at just under 4 pounds
The new right side pocket looses some space
The new right side pocket looses some space
New pocket and old pocket side by side
New pocket and old pocket side by side
Controller switch mounts on handlebar
Controller switch mounts on handlebar
Relay harness has quality connectors on it so it all just plugs together
Relay harness has quality connectors on it so it all just plugs together
Actuator cable
Actuator cable
Rack drive simply screws onto the end of the cable
Rack drive simply screws onto the end of the cable
Rack drive unscrewd from cable end
Rack drive unscrewd from cable end
Rack is inserted into the actuator
Rack is inserted into the actuator
It should be inserted at the mid point of travel
It should be inserted at the mid point of travel
The cable end then is screwed into the end
The cable end then is screwed into the end
Rack attached to cable end
Rack attached to cable end
Assembled actuator
Assembled actuator
Preparing to enlarge hole for cable
Preparing to enlarge hole for cable
Hole size marked
Hole size marked
A dremel tool makes short work of the plastic
A dremel tool makes short work of the plastic
The cable then is threaded down into this newly made hole
The cable then is threaded down into this newly made hole
Cable pushed through
Cable pushed through
Replace the lock nut after you thread the cable into place
Replace the lock nut after you thread the cable into place
Next, thread the cable end into the actuator housing
Next, thread the cable end into the actuator housing
Now screw on the rack drive
Now screw on the rack drive
Liberally grease the gears and rack
Liberally grease the gears and rack
Insert it at the mid point of travel
Insert it at the mid point of travel
Install the cover for the drive
Install the cover for the drive
Screw the cover into place
Screw the cover into place
I used a zip tie to loosly hold the motor to the fairing support
I used a zip tie to loosly hold the motor to the fairing support
I pushed the relays up into the space between the fairing and the actuator on the right side
I pushed the relays up into the space between the fairing and the actuator on the right side
Electrical connections are made directly to the battery (black and white wires)
Electrical connections are made directly to the battery (black and white wires)
Actuator in place.  The extra wires hanging out are for my Ipod, and have nothing to do with the actuator
Actuator in place. The extra wires hanging out are for my Ipod, and have nothing to do with the actuator
Actuator positioned under pocket
Actuator positioned under pocket
Actuator positioned under pocket
Actuator positioned under pocket
Cut out the template for the windshield
Cut out the template for the windshield
I used a hot nail to mark the spot where I wanted to drill
I used a hot nail to mark the spot where I wanted to drill
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