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I'm currently building another loom for the gn, the way i do it is

March 12 2012 at 2:57 PM

Nate  (Login RatBikeNate)


Response to FAB new cover for bike wiring........


On long runs with no conncetions I just tape the wires together. Water wont affect them. If the cable passes a moving part and is scuffing, i reroute it so it's not scuffing.

Any inline joins I replace with soldererd joints and either heatshrink or tape, or circumstance depending I fit a termial block as it makes it easier to fault find should the need arise. Any terminal block connectors i use will also be packed with vaseline, this not only stops cable rot but stops the terminal screws rusting in place. Termial blocks I periodically go around and tighten as they are pronne to vibrating loose.

With (plug and socket type) connectors I unplug them, clean the contacts pack with vaseline and put back togeter. This includes the female spades that go onto the coil, horn and stuff like that.

Fuse holders I remove the fuses, tighten the sockets if needed, pack with vaseline and reinsert the fuses.

Bar mounted switch gear, I disassemble, clean the contacts and pack moving parts with vaseline.

Only had 1 electrical fail when a termial block came undone after about 20 odd thousand miles.



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HOW TO FILL IN YOUR WHEELS:

http://youtu.be/DSH65_7wVQo

FORK DIAMATER LIST:

http://www.customfighters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17555

The RATMAP (fixed by FatChris):

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?hl=en&gl=uk&ptab=2&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=113266916181249522070.000481725dd77e20112bd

MOT REGULATIONS:

http://www.motuk.co.uk/manual/mc_contents.htm

BEARING COMPARISON CHARTS:

http://www.bikebearingshop.co.uk/C4.htm

HEADSTOCK BEARING COMPARISON (props to big mick):

http://scandalon.com/2009/06/motorcycle-steering-stem-bearing-size-chart/

 
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