These electric shields have a built in heating element, that when powered on heat up the shield slightly. Open the left panel of your snowmobile clutch side and look up by your counsel. I'm actually going to install automotive self resetting modified breaker. If you prefer ordering over the phone or have a question,. I found a connector right behind the steering column with a two wire plug that looks like that used for a trailer.
No air box to remove and quite simple. Most full face, modular and dual sport snowmobile helmets are available with a dual lens electric shield pre-installed or can be fitted with one. Wife and I have not replaced our cords for many years. Just want to let you guys know that I did some work on my sled around the battery area. If you use chassis ground you'll blow the regulator. I have unclipped the clip, rotated the tube so that it releases, unlatch the tab down by the location of the cotter pin for the belt guard.
On the left side foot well is the voltage regulator with a four prong plug with 2 spots taken and on the far end of the 2 spots open is a power source and just ground the shield ground to the foot well I have done this to 2 of my sleds and it works great and won't rob power from thumb or hand warmers and is regulated for shield Blizzard wrote: On the left side foot well is the voltage regulator with a four prong plug with 2 spots taken and on the far end of the 2 spots open is a power source and just ground the shield ground to the foot well I have done this to 2 of my sleds and it works great and won't rob power from thumb or hand warmers and is regulated for shield Thats exactly what I'd on 01-02 edge models. Electric snow shields do cost more than your standard snowmobile shield. Being someone who is completely unfamiliar with this electric shield business, My step father likes the idea of it but don't necessiarily want to use the exspensive ski-doo modulars. This is their main advantage over a regular dual lens snowmobile helmet shield. I have spare heated shield wires that might be able to work for you.
The electric snow shield will come with a power cord that you hook up to your sled. I cannot find the accessory plug. I am using a bunch of pressure and an thinking something is going to break. If you can't figure it out I'll give you my cell phone number and we can work something out. If so, where can I find the corresponding plug for the wire I want to plug in. I always wire in my own shield cord to near the throttle. The ski doo kit takes 5 min to install.
Dom if you take the cener pad off of your steering column, you'll find a few wires you can plug into under there. How to add an electric snow shield to your helmet - If you already have a snowmobile helmet and what to add an electric snow shield you first have to remove the current shield and then install the electric shield. If you buy the Ski-Doo kit remember to take the wire with the loop end and hook it to the plug in part of the device. And now I use fuses on everything. If I go this route, what fuseable link do I buy and how do I hook it all up? The guys taking the shortcuts are frequently the ones crying later about fuse blowing and other electrical problems. From other stuff I've read on the net, my guess is that this would be where an ignition might be plugged. Purchasing your snowmobile helmet with the electric shield pre-installed saves you the hassle of installing it yourself.
I can post some pictures a little later if you require them. Most of the helmets there can have an electric shield installed if desired. Others are always buying new cords cause they pulled theirs apart. I have seen other posts that it is simple and takes 5 minutes. What to reduce icing and fogging on your snowmobile helmet shield? You start putting in adapters and sockets, you add cost, increase complexity and add risk that they will not work effectively.
Right now, it just has two eye leads on it. While working I noticed that my red heated shield wire had actually melted into the battery. This goes for any brand helmet. We have the plugs on our sleds to plug into ski-doos , looks like a speaker plug. One is by the left of the steering column and I had one over by my oil bottle. Back in the day one of my sleds that I raced had a factory tether by the throttle, which was natural to attach to your right wrist.
There are two separate parts required for the riser bag the heated riser bag and the console plug-in. It is amusing at rallys, group rides, etc. You do need to be careful not to unplug at the helmet as the positive is a male on the cord that goes to the sled. At that point I can get it to start to slide out. Ready to buy your electric snow shield? Even if I push it out of the way so it will sneak past, the airbox will not come out. There is a short lead to the helmet, then a longer one that plugs into that with the eyelets.
However, I am trying to install the electric shield hookup kit from Ski-doo. Hey guys, just a general question. If you do not see the snowmobile helmet you want, visit our , or snowmobile helmet departments. Thought I would throw up on this site and hope it is alright just getting no where on any other sites and this one has always been great with help on my viper. It was extremely cool looking but she didn't appreciate it like I did. Anyway after some counseling and jewelery we are still married.
Somehow they don't make the connection between wire sizing and current draw. One day, somehow, it grounded out at the helmet. But who knows what may get added to the circuit later. It interferes with the bracket which the belt guard cotter pin goes through. If you need more help, please be sure to. These electric shields aren't meant to heat the insides of a helmet.