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Old 16th February 2010
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Hi!
Anybody out there that´s got any suggestions where to "hide" all circuitbreakers , fuses relays etc when building a rigid bobber ??
I´ve got a -89 sporty with a weld-on hardtail from BEOSC and I´m giong for a solo seat and being a bit lazy I´m trying to keep the stock wiring

Any help here (with pics) would be really helpful
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Hi!
Anybody out there that´s got any suggestions where to "hide" all circuitbreakers , fuses relays etc when building a rigid bobber ??
I´ve got a -89 sporty with a weld-on hardtail from BEOSC and I´m giong for a solo seat and being a bit lazy I´m trying to keep the stock wiring

Any help here (with pics) would be really helpful
/matz
i just redid all the wiring on my 90 at the neck and under the seat. doing this on a rigid and keeping the harness stock, in my opinion it will look sloppy and be extremely hard to hide all those wires. basically i think you will need a good diagram, lots of heat shrink, get rid of all the plug connectors, solder and heat shrink everything. there are some battery box/oil tanks that may help you hide everything as long as you run your harness through the back bone
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Maybe convert to inline bus fuses. As for relays, I think there's only 2...at least on my EFI there was.
Since I have an EFI, I put my battery, ECU, BAS, fuses, relays and wiring in a trimmed down .50 cal ammo box. That was really all I could find that made sense.
As for the wiring itself, I'm not 100% finished yet, but I plan zip tying it all up and wrapping it in black sheathing, then just tying it to the frame. I don't want to run through the frame just in case something goes wrong and I need easy access. I think if covered in black and strategically placed, it won't be that noticeable.
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I install mine low on the front of the rear fender under the oil tank. Later Sorgy
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Hi!
Anybody out there that´s got any suggestions where to "hide" all circuitbreakers , fuses relays etc when building a rigid bobber ??
I´ve got a -89 sporty with a weld-on hardtail from BEOSC and I´m giong for a solo seat and being a bit lazy I´m trying to keep the stock wiring

Any help here (with pics) would be really helpful
/matz
What no pics for us?
I have a 88 and a hardtail from them also,will soon be in the same boat as you.
I've been looking in J&P's catalog...see some options in the elec. section.Most of my wires I'm leaving out
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I am getting close to this stage as well. I look forward to seeing what everyone comes up with. I was looking into a frame mounted wiring harness from Pro One....just can't justify the $400.
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When I was stripping mine I was thinking ...just how few wire's I really need.Start/stop,lights,voltage reg....thats about all I can think of.A few to the coil and thats it
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Hi!
Thank´s for your help.
Charles and xlfreak! Do U got som pictures U could post ??
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Thanks for the pics ...mine shipped yesterday
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