Horn & Hi/Lo Beam Switch

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by bench hound, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. bench hound

    bench hound Member

    Apparently when Harley designed the thumb switches on the 2006 RKC they didn't take into consideration that not all peoples thumbs are long. Having a issue with me reaching the Hi/Lo beam switch. My question is can I swap the placement of the horn and Hi/lo beam switch to make it a little more user friendly to me. About half the time when riding home from work at night I'll hit the horn button by mistake.
  2. Duane53

    Duane53 Active Member

    For me I would leave it as is. I would rather be able to get to the horn easier than the hi/low switch. Other than that I'm not sure if you can swap them around or not.
  3. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

    It's not real easy to do. The switches are made (soldered or riveted) on a tin piece that fits into the housing. One is a momentary contact 2 wire, and the other is a two position 3 wire.
  4. dbmg

    dbmg Guest

    I on the other hand have the opposite problem. I want to use the horn and end up turning high beam on.......:nosad
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Here are the old style switches
    IMO the new switches are alot more user friendly