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They are all CAN BUS, but do not use standard ODB2 like what all cars use.
Does this means we can do whatever we want on the 12V connections, like adding more LED lights, change the horn ? What tolerance is there to add something LED's on a circuit, like for example the stop light ?
 

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Does this means we can do whatever we want on the 12V connections, like adding more LED lights, change the horn ? What tolerance is there to add something LED's on a circuit, like for example the stop light ?
Absolutely not. The fact that it's not standard ODB2 simply means that you can't order a cheap ODB2 Gizmo on eBay, hook it up, and diagnose the bike, like you can with a car

Any lights that are replaced need to have the same resistance value as the one that's being replaced.

Slightly off topic tidbit about the Chief models (may be the same with the scout too): If your headlight low beam burns out, the computer recognizes this and uses the high beam at a lower voltage to simulate a low beam.
 

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Absolutely not. The fact that it's not standard ODB2 simply means that you can't order a cheap ODB2 Gizmo on eBay, hook it up, and diagnose the bike, like you can with a car

Any lights that are replaced need to have the same resistance value as the one that's being replaced.

Slightly off topic tidbit about the Chief models (may be the same with the scout too): If your headlight low beam burns out, the computer recognizes this and uses the high beam at a lower voltage to simulate a low beam.
Many guys who own Chieftains have taken out the standard headlight and put in an LED version with no ill effects on the bike. Dean
 

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Many guys who own Chieftains have taken out the standard headlight and put in an LED version with no ill effects on the bike. Dean
There are two types of LED headlight bulbs. Canbus compatible and non compatible. Basically they add a resistor to give it the same reading that the canbus is looking for.
 

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If you're looking to add lights you can do a Custom Dynamics DLI which will isolate your extra lights from the CANBUS system. If you want to replace your OEM lights they also offer CANBUS adapters to trick the ECU into thinking all is well.
 
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