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Wedge Fairing Installation
Story by Jason Mook – Photos by Buck Lovell
T
he Wedge Fairing from Blackmore Manufacturing is designed for smaller to mid-size bikes that were
not equipped with fairings from the factory. The Wedge Fairing is a scaled down version of a “shark
nose” style fairing that looks proportional when installed on Dynas, Softails, Sportsters, and FXRs.
Blackmore Manufacturing also has mounting brackets for Indian Scouts and many Victory models. The
Wedge Fairing is manufactured from ABS plastic using CNC-machined aluminum molds. Included with the
Wedge Fairing is all necessary hardware, mounting bracket, wiring harness, headlamps, turn signals, and
windshield. To view and purchase the Wedge Fairing, log on to www.WedgeFairing.com.
Difficulty Level: 3/5 Estimated Time to Complete: 3.0 hours
PRODUCT
BEFORE
The Wedge Fairing Basic Package, with Dyna Mounting Frame
and Clear 12” Windshield. Additional 12” Light Smoke Windshield.
Tools & Supplies Needed
1. SAE Wrench Set
2. SAE Allen Wrench Set
3. Torx Drivers
4. 5/16” Nut Driver
5. 10mm Wrench
6. Phillips Screwdriver
7. Flat Head Screwdriver
8. Crimpers
9. Torque Wrench
10. Blue Thread Locker
11. Dielectric Grease
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The 2016 Dyna S with stock fairing from the factory.
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Place the Wedge Fairing on a tabletop
for assembly. Install the headlamp
“I” bracket with included hardware
into the front of the fairing.
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Bring the front section of the wiring harness in
from the front of the fairing, inserting the plug
into the pre-cut hole. Use the included plate and
Phillips screws to secure the plug to the fairing.
4
Install the hinges with included hardware
onto the storage compartment doors.
Snap the included covers in place
over the hinge hardware.
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Use an Allen wrench to install the
post and grommet latches into
the storage compartment doors.
With a Phillips screwdriver, install the storage compartment doors with hinges into
the fairing with included hardware. Snap
the bottom hardware cover in place.
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Feed the wiring for the turn signals
in through the pre-cut out holes in the
fairing. Fish the wiring through to the main
fairing harness previously installed.
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Use the included hardware to secure the
turn signals with housings to the fairing.
Attach the turn signal wiring to the main
harness using the supplied connectors.
The Wedge Fairing harness includes auxiliary power and ground wires. Cover these
wires with shrink tubing if not being used.
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Apply dielectric grease to the headlamp
connectors of the wiring harness.
Plug in the headlamps to the harness.
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Locate the headlamp and front turn signal
wiring connectors. Unplug the stock
headlamp and turn signals from the
motorcycle’s main harness.
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Use an Allen wrench to install the
headlamp assembly’s captured hardware
into the “I” bracket in the fairing.
Install the headlamp valance in place in
the fairing with the included plastic rivets.
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Use a 5/32” Allen wrench to loosen the
two bolts holding the stock fairing upper
bracket to the triple tree. Pull the stock
fairing free of the rubber grommets.
With a 9/16” wrench, remove
the bolt holding the headlamp
mount to the lower triple tree.
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Use a 1/2” wrench to loosen the bolt holding the horn bracket to the frame. Disconnect the horn wiring. Remove the horn
from the bracket with a 10mm wrench.
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Use the included worm clamps to
secure the mounting frame to the
motorcycle down tubes.
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Bring the Wedge Mounting Frame into
position at the motorcycle down tubes.
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Apply blue thread locker to the
included nylock nuts. Install the nuts
with washers over the outer studs.
Final torque to 18-20 foot/lbs.
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Use the included bolt, washer, and nut to
attach the Mounting Frame to the cross
member of the motorcycle frame.
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Use the stock nut to attach the horn
to the Wedge Mounting Frame.
Tighten the nut with a 10mm wrench.
Reconnect the horn wiring.
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Position the Wedge Fairing
on the Mounting Frame.
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Bring the included stud plates in to
position from the inside, through the
holes in the fairing and mounting
points of the Mounting Frame.
Bring the Fairing Lowers into
position over the inboard studs.
Remove the stock front turn
signals from the mirror stems.
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Fit the Mounting Plate for the Fairing
Lowers onto the studs.
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Position the manufacturer’s
nameplate on the studs with included
washers and acorn nuts.
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Use a Phillips screwdriver and
3/8” wrench to install the hardware
that holds the Fairing Lowers
to the Mounting Frame.
Reconnect the front turn signals
and headlamp to the motorcycle’s
main wiring harness.
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Cut the stock turn signal harness approximately 4” Apply dielectric grease to the connector
from the connector. Use the supplied connectors
of the fairing harness. Plug in the
to attach the wiring to the Wedge Fairing Harness.
connector to wiring harness
Repeat the process for the headlamp wiring.
previously installed in the fairing.
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Position the windshield with rubber
gasket onto the Wedge Fairing.
Attach the windshield to the Wedge
Fairing with the included plastic hardware.
Use care to not over tighten the hardware.
Blackmore
Manufacturing
AFTER
Wedge Fairing, Basic
Package, includes Model
Specific Mounting Frame,
Clear 12” Windshield,
Headlights, Turn Signals,
Fairing Lowers,
Wiring, and Hardware
12” Light Smoke Windshield
for Wedge Fairings
612.866.3977
www.WedgeFairing.com
Black Hills Cycles
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www.BlackHillsCycles.com
The 2016 Dyna S with the Wedge Fairing installed.
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