These instructions will allow you to modify the Kuryakyn part #4865 to work on the Road Star which has the single filament Silver Bullet lights installed as turn signals on the front of the bike.
Read the full Installing Kuryakyn Run/Turn Controller on a Road Star article.
When you apply your brake this module flashes your tail light 3 times and then goes to a steady state for approx. 3.5 seconds, then repeats the cycle.
Read the full How to Install a MC Backoff Module on a Yamaha Road Star article.
If you have installed a Dyna 3000 on your Road Star there is a little tip about how you can cut a hole in your battery case so you have easy access to the dip switches to change the Dyna’s settings. Problem is, after doing this you can’t see the mud map for the switch settings. So thanks to Jimtech of the Road Star Riders Forum here is a photo of the back of a Dyna 3000 for you to refer to or print out.
Read the full Image of the Dyna 3000 Switch Map article.
While at Hot Springs I had a few people ask me how I wired up my 4 way flashers. Rather than a long technical explanation I decided to draw the diagram and point out the hook up points.
Read the full Yamaha Road Star Four Way Flashers article.
You’ve been wanting to change those turn signal lamps into turn signals and running lamps, but didn’t want to pay $130.00 for a converter module. Well for approx., $10.00 and a little effort you can install dual filament sockets and 1157 bulbs and be back on the road.
Read the full Convert Road Star Signals to Running Lamps article.
Charging problems can drive you up the wall. Adding to this is the fact that there seems to be no easy way for us simpleton’s to verify that the Regulator/Rectifier is good or faulty. This primer goes along that line, as does the Yamaha Service Manual. The Service Manual leaves some to be desired and I hope I’ve explained it a bit further so you can successfully troubleshoot your charging circuit.
Read the full Troubleshooting the Road Star Charging System article.