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So, get this I list low beams, am a crappy solderer, well yes but that wasn't the issue, this time I was pushing the metal female out of the back of the three prong plug on the low. I know no one cares about this thread anymore, but I had to throw that in.....should've called it Murphys Ironhead, I can't believe this bike; I had to laugh this time.
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Thanks for the update. We've all had stuff like that happen. For me it was the oil pressure light socket in the headlight of my shovelhead. Easy fix
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Old generator plan worked
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