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Laughing inside at all the posts mistaking 80 amp rated contacts on a relay has anything to do with ckt breakers.

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shit that is funny! my brain immediately turned relay into circuit breaker. sorry! so are we talking about those little cube relays? or does the factory starter relay (71463-73A) have that number on it?
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DM- the cube type is most likely the way to go, but I wanted to 'plug and play' with the ring connectors I already had on the bike.

So I spent the $15 on this piece of Chinese goodness...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/12V-Starter...ty!29671!US!-1
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Took a while to work this thread out, now I'm with you all
I rewired my starter circuit recently. No relay so starter button and wiring to solenoid has to be up to the job. Starter button under the tank is rated 50A, the CB on the circuit is 30A.
Same kind of thing as in this thread I guess, as long as circuit components and wiring are rated above the CB rating all should be good if there is a short.
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I guess I am just silly.

But I want to be able to work my throttle and clutch, front brake, AND starter button at the same time.

The first time you stall it in an intersection you will too!

They don't call me Ironhead Rick just because I'm hard headed
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I guess I am just silly.

But I want to be able to work my throttle and clutch, front brake, AND starter button at the same time.

The first time you stall it in an intersection you will too!

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Take your point but it's not a problem at all rick. Designed it with that situation in mind. Put it into neutral then press starter button with left thumb ( very very easy to reach when sat in riding position on bike) while working throttle and if needed front brake with right hand.
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Laughing inside at all the posts mistaking 80 amp rated contacts on a relay has anything to do with ckt breakers.

Edit: Going by thread title.

... and I even called it a relay.
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Yah, I wasn't going to argue with you guys, as I'm a newb. Before you guys responded, my uncle who is an Industrial electrician said that 80a was even better than 30a, so you can imagine my confusion on the subject...

Moving on to wheel bearings now..
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right, for a relay where you want to pass a high amount of current to supply a starter motor, for instance, it makes perfect sense. the higher the amp rating the better.
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