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 Over the years, HD has grounded the Sportster electrical systems in a number of ways. Over the years, HD has grounded the Sportster electrical systems in a number of ways.
  
-In the early models (typically, 1993-earlier),​ **components were grounded to the frame** at a nearby point while power was distributed throughout the system on a minimal number of wires in the wiring harness. There could be as many as a dozen points on the frame used for grounding. The front lights & instruments ​were grounded thru a connecting strap between the fork risers ​& the handlebars.+In the early models (typically, 1993-earlier),​ **components were grounded to the frame** at a nearby point while power was distributed throughout the system on a minimal number of wires in the wiring harness. There could be as many as a dozen points on the frame used for grounding. The front turn signals (on the handlebars) ​were grounded thru a connecting strap between the fork riser bolts & the triple tree.
  
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