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Max, I remeber a thread a while back about moving the module. Do you know where that thread is, but before you look, I am not using any blinkers on the bike. Do I still need the module? Will it harm anything to unplug it and store it. I am doing a custom seat so I want to get as much low profile as possible.
 

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My experience with a non-alarm TSM is:
1) The engine won't start without it.
2) It can be unplugged while the engine is running, and the engine will continue running. But you have to plug it back in to get started again. I've done this without any apparent harm.
3) The tip-over-sensor inside the TSM requires that it be mounted level, in the same general orientation as the stock setup.
4) I know how to disable the tip-over-sensor so the module can be mounted in any orientation. But, the alarm (if you have the TSSM) will not sense jiggling anymore. Disabling requires the module to be torn open, and resistors soldered inside. "Sidecar Mode", a programmable function in the TSM, somewhat de-sensatizes the tip-over-sensor (must be tipped over further), but it does not totally disable it. The attached photo shows half of the mod. I would stay away from this mod for safety reasons if at all possible (see #6).
5) There is no reason the TSM wires could not be extended so the module could be mounted somewhere else on the bike, but the module may be a bit heat sensitive.
6) I'm guessing the reason the module is required is that it is the TSM that can prevent the engie from starting when the alarm is triggered, and kills the engine when the bike tips over (so gas doesn't keep flowing from the fuel pump, causing a fire risk in a crash).

If someone knows anything else, I'd love to learn more.
 

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well i have moved it to the front right corner of the airbox. It lays flat. The bike starts and turns without cutting off. Do you think it is an okay position. The stock setup had a slight tilt from top to bottom, should I try to mimic that or is laying flat alright?
 

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NICK,
I've Relocated same as you and no problems in the air box.... I also spoke to the guy that made my custom seat and he was told from the engineers at Harley that lying in a flat position was good and that mimicking the tilt was not needed.....:D
 
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