Arnott Installation Manuals
KIT # MC-2912, MC-2925
FOR 2000-PRESENT HONDA® GOLD WING

Congratulations on your purchase of an Arnott® Motorcycle Air Suspension system. This system provides you with the ability to maintain your bike at a constant level regardless of load, resulting in enhanced vehicle ride, handling, and performance. We at Arnott Incorporated are proud to offer a high quality product at the industry’s most competitive pricing. Thank you for your confidence in us and our product.

Proper installation is essential to experience and appreciate the benefits of this system. Please take a moment to review these installation instructions before you begin to install these components on your motorcycle. The removal and installation of air suspension products should only be performed by a fully qualified, ASE Certified, professional.

It is equally important to be aware of all necessary safety measures while installing your new Air Suspension System. This includes proper lifting and immobilizing of the motorcycle and isolation of any stored energy to prevent personal injury or property damage.

"Elevate Your Ride."

KIT # MC-2912, MC-2925

TruAIR

WARNING: DO NOT inflate the air suspension system until it is installed. Inflation of the air suspension system before both ends are supported by the motorcycle’s frame and/or appropriate suspension components may result in serious personal injury and/or damage to the air suspension system. The maximum recommended air spring inflation pressure is 200 psi.

Arnott® is committed to the quality of its products. If you have a question or problem with any Arnott product, please contact Arnott by calling 800-251-8993 during normal business hours or email www.arnottinc.com

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Reading this manual signifies your agreement to the terms of the general release, waiver of liability, and hold harmless agreement, the full text of which is available at www.arnottinc.com

Avoid damage to air lines and cables.

Removal and installation is only to be performed by fully qualified personnel.

CAUTION: Damage to the vehicle and air suspension system can be incurred if work is carried out in a manner other than specified in the instructions or in a different sequence.

WARNING: To avoid the possibility of short circuits while working with electric components consult your owner's manual on how to disconnect your battery.

AIR SHOCKS REMOVAL

WARNING: Consult your vehicle owner's manual, service manual, or car dealer for the correct jacking points on your vehicle and for additional care, safety and maintenance instructions. Under no circumstances should any work be completed underneath the vehicle if it is not adequately supported, as serious injuries and death can occur.

1. Remove the components shown in images 1-15 to gain access to the fuel tank. See Honda service manual for additional removal information. (FIGURES 1-15)

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2. Disconnect the fuel lines, plugs, and hardware attaching the fuel tank to the frame. (FIGURES 16, 17, 18)

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3. Remove the battery box. Then remove the fuel tank from the frame. (FIGURES 19, 20)

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4. On Gold Wing models with electronic preload adjuster you will need to remove the rear tail light, rear fender and pull the right saddle bag away from the frame to gain access to the electronic preload adjuster. Then remove the three bolts that mount the adjuster to the frame. (FIGURES 21, 22)

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5. Remove the OE shock. (FIGURES 23, 24)

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6. Install the new air shock with the air fill port oriented toward the left side of the bike. Mount the top to the frame first reusing the OE bolt and nut. Reuse the lower shock bolt but put one of the included washers on either side of the clevis. Torque all of the nuts to the factory recommended spec. (FIGURES 25, 26, 27)

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7. Screw a VOSS fitting into the air shock. Remove the white plug. Push in the 4mm air line until you feel it seat. Remove the fitting from the shock and confirm that the keeper is attached to the hose. Screw the fitting and hose back into the shock and snug tight. Route the hose to the left side of the motorcycle. Reinstall the fuel tank in the frame making sure not bend, kink, or pinch the air hose. (FIGURES 28, 29, 30, 31)

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8. Insert the ¼” hose into the pump. Using the included split loom and zip ties, cover the pump wires and hose as shown below. (FIGURE 32)

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9. Remove the bolt from the front of the battery tray. (FIGURE 33)

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10. Guide the split loom, pump wire, and ¼” hose from the bottom of the motorcycle to the opening in front of the left saddle bag. Pull the pump and bracket up so that the bracket can sit on the battery tray. Mount the bracket to the tray using the bolt from Step #9. Confirm that the wires and hoses are not bent, kinked or touching the exhaust. (FIGURES 34, 35, 36)

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11. Reinstall the battery box over the pump bracket. Stack the 3 included washes between the battery box and the battery tray. Use the OE bolt and t-washer to attach the box to the tray. (FIGURES 37, 38, 39, 40, 41)

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12. Remove the lower clutch perch bolt. Using the included spacer and bolt, mount the handle bar switch to the perch. (FIGURES 42, 43)

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13. Route the wire down the handle bar and back toward the battery. (FIGURE 44)

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14. Mount the air manifold to the OE wire harness on top of the fuel tank using a zip tie. Trim the ¼” line to length and insert it into the manifold. Screw the included plug/O-ring into one of the VOSS ports and snug tight. (FIGURES 45, 46)

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15. Trim the 4mm line to length. Following the same procedure as in Step #7 attach a VOSS fitting to the hose and snug tight into the air manifold. Following the wiring diagrams in the back of this manual complete the wire connections. (FIGURE 47)

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The use and installation of any Arnott Air Suspension product or kit may adversely affect or void your factory warranty. It is the responsibility of the motorcycle owner to check federal, state and local laws and ordinances before modifying or customizing his or her motorcycle. It is the exclusive and total responsibility of the motorcycle owner to determine the suitability of this product for his or her use. The user shall assume all legal obligations, personal injury risk and all liability duties and risk associated with the use of this product. Arnott Air Suspension products are designed and intended for the experienced on-road motorcyclists only and intended for closed course operation. Arnott Air Suspension products and kits are designed exclusively for OEM manufactured and equipped motorcycles with no modifications. Any installation of aftermarket or customized components may adversely affect the operation and performance of Arnott Air suspension kits and components and may void the manufacturer’s warranty. These directions are accurate at time of publication. Arnott Inc. reserves the right to revise specifications without notice.

Wiring Diagram

Wiring Diagram

11-MC-GOLD REV 5 10/08/2018