Harley 1946 WL Premium Wiring Harness Kit Correct Soldered Terminals
- Product Code: 354133478018
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You are purchasing one new USA Made wiring harness kit for 1946 Harley-Davidson WL civilian models. This is our "premium" kit. It has correct tinned open barrel flag terminals used in 1946 & 1947 as well as correct twisted and sweated open wire ends on the headlamp terminals and stop lamp switch terminals. This also utilizes an NOS oil pressure switch cup terminal which was unique to HD. The harness is encased in asphalt loom material, wires are single traced or non-traced as original, and tail lamp wires are the correct red and black-traced wires. Wire colors are accurate as are the wire terminal ends. NOS samples we have of 1946 harnesses and complete dash bases show that HD was using more and more traced wire by 1946 in addition to the new flag terminals.
We sell UL and Knucklehead OHV kits on other listings in our store.
It's still debatable if the main traced wires were a 1946 innovation or was it from later 1940's parts order replacement pre-wired cat eye dash bases HD was still making for the military. If you prefer, we can build you a 1946 kit with solid wires with the exception of the dimmer, relay, and battery positive wires if that's what you believe the detail should be for 1946. For certain, H-D did not use much in the way of traced wires prior to the end of WWII. The last two photos show NOS wires and terminals for comparison sake. The solder on our terminals will age with time and appear as the NOS ones do.
Handlebar dimmer and horn wires have ends already tinned, you will fish the wires through the bar from the bottom. You will find it easier without your timer cable installed. You will have to solder the bar wires into your dimmer and horn switches. Other than the tail lamp and fender lamp contact button terminals, this will require no more soldering. We do happen to sell complete wire clip kits for OHV and side valve models in our store.
This harness is for the discerning restorer, please look at the photos carefully. Tinned open barrel flag terminals are correct from 1946-1947 though I have seen them as late as 1958. The harness can be used on 1939-1945 models, but would not be "detail-correct" due to the earlier harness using copper fold over flag terminals. We stock 1938 and 1939-1940 Knucklehead kits on other listings as well as UL/WL kits for 1938, 1939-1940 and 1941-1945. Let us know if you need a '38 or '46 highly detailed kit and we can make one if you don't see it listed. We do sell a less-detailed kit for about $50 less and we do sell a kit complete with pre-wired switches.
If you can't find what you need here for your vintage 1915-1984 model HD model or cimarroncycleworks, just email and ask.We also sell a complete kit for 1936-1937, 1938-1946, 1948, 1949-1953, 1954-1957, 1958-1959 Duo-Glide, K & Sportster models, Hummer Knucklehead, WL, Servicar, VL, JD, RL, single & DL.
We also sell dimmer and horn switches, as well as complete wiring clip kits to finish out your installation. We will be adding kits complete with the clips in the near future. If you don't see them, just ask. Located at and ships from Cimarron Cycle Works, LLC in beautiful Cimarron New Mexico, USA!
Used on the following:
- 1946 WL, WLD 45" civilian sport solo