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  1. Fuses Blow Wires Burn

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi all! I have a Jonway Laguna 250cc ( very basic and a rip off of a Harley cruiser) I was given this bike from a dear friend for free all that had to be done is some body work and wiring issue. I've taken it in to the recommended repair guys they sorted the problem for the time. Its been over...
  2. Getting an ignition coil to spark

    Motorcycle Repair
    I have been trying to get this ignition coil and spark plug to light. I connected a 6v batterys negative lead to the metal frame and flicked the positive lead against the protruding wire, I am seeing sparks coming from the point of conact but nothing from the spark plug. according to my...
  3. 1978 XL 250 Wiring Issue

    Motorcycle Repair
    If anyone can help I would really appreciate it. I crashed the bike a while back, and had to replace the headlight assembly. I had to disconnect and reconnect all the wiring. The issue I'm having is that the tail light blinks when the blinkers blink. In addition, the brake light is not...
  4. 1984 Honda Nighthawk 650 turn signals/wiring problem

    Motorcycle Repair
    Unfortunately, it seems that I've come across some electrical problems while I was moving my bike. It seems the tarp that I was using to cover it decided it would rather fray than do it's job, and the end result became it getting wrapped around my rear turn signals and ripping them off. Now I...
  5. Starter Button Killing All Power!

    Motorcycle Repair
    I have recently bought a 1999 Suzuki Marauder VZ800 around a month ago. Everything has been fine until two days ago here's what happened... Well, first I should say this as it may or may not effect the reasoning behind my problem. Tuesday night I went to my buddies shop to do some maintanance...
  6. Wiring harness Build

    Motorcycle Repair
    Im still having trouble getting my bike to start. I thinks its a bad wire but I just cant find it. There are a few splices in the wiring harness that I think are from a previous owner, maybe not I dont know. Would it be more work to try to build a new harness (All the ones online look just as...
  7. Please help identify this wire

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi there, Yesterday a wire came loose and broke off the alternator of my bike. The bike is a 2000 Triumph Sprint 955 RS. I tried using electrical tape to connect the wire back to the plug thing. The battery is no longer charging and the bike now won't start. Pictures are below: As you can see...
  8. Honda CB100 wiring problems.

    Motorcycle Repair
    This is my first bike, and I am running into some issues with the wiring. The bike will start up and ride just fine about 70% of the time, but it has a very strange problem every once and a while. The lights will come on when the engine is off and they will all work fine, but once the engine is...
  9. '78 CB750 Wiring issue

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey there happy people of motorcycleforum.com, just hoping to pick your brains on a small(hopefully) wiring issue on my recently acquired bike. The rear signal lights, do not work. All the wires are good, and just today I stuck a volt pick, that was connected to the negative terminal, into the...
  10. Really need help! 83 Honda XL250R

    Motorcycle Repair
    Just bought a 1983 Honda XL250R - runs really nice, but I m at a standstill! I have headlight as well as high/low beam headlight switch. No dash (neutral indicator, etc.), no turn signals, no brake light/taillight. I've cleaned all connectors, I have the wiring harness pulled out and visible...
  11. Need help big time. No spark rf600r

    Suzuki
    hello all. im new hear and looking for some help. i have recently bought a off road quad with a suzuki rf600r engine fitted. 1993-4 the loom is a complete mess caused by the last owner bodging it in the frame. the loom is completely un-useable but i have all boxs and components in good...
  12. CB350 electrical short

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm a new rider that just bought a '72 Honda CB350. She runs and drives great but has some electrical issues. Mainly, whenever I try to use the right blinker it shorts into the neutral light, pops the main fuse and kills the engine. I'm not sure where the short is. Is there somewhere I...
  13. early ct90 wiring help?

    Honda
    Hi guys i recently found myself being the new owner of an old ct90, i have no idea what year it is? I'm guessing mid 60s early 70s? its orange, cool and doesn't run because the wiring is non existent :( all wiring diagrams i can find have different wiring colors and don't really help me here...
  14. Basic (I hope) wiring question

    Cruiser Forum
    I have a 1984 vf500c and the guy before me tried to strip it down and make it look more like a "chopper", now I'm trying to get it back to looking like a "motorcycle". He stripped the casing off a lot of the wiring harness so he could remove the fuse box mounting, change the headlight to a round...
  15. Questions about light on a bike

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    My friend just got a*1997 suzuki intruder 800. He's asking me to make him a custom LED tail light, which I would love to do. I'm not concerned about the actual light unit, but I know nothing about motorcycles so I want to get it straight before I start planning.* It will be a tail/brake/blinker...
  16. Honda VF500C electrical problem.

    Cruiser Forum
    I have an 84 VF500. The guy before me took off the gauges and instrument cluster, the flashers, the horn, changed the headlight to round, put the fuse box in the headlight and added a Short Stop circuit breaker. Everything worked great until today when I decided to see what it would take to put...
  17. Ignition switch crisis!

    Honda
    I bought a Craigslist junker, a 78 honda cb550k The bike didn't come with an ignition switch, just a new one still in the box with zero installation instruction. I've searched everywhere for instructions, I've ben to two honda dealerships and they where no help at all! The switch has five...
  18. How to test 72 Honda Cl350 Coils

    Motorcycle Repair
    Ive tested them with my multimeter and not sure what readings are acceptable. I cut on my multimeter ( analog) and touch the probes together and then adjust my zero. Then I take the red probe and stick it into the kill switch wire, and then the black probe and stick it to where the condenser...
  19. '86 Radian regulator/rectifier wiring question...

    Motorcycle Repair
    I just picked up a nice 1986 Yamaha Radian 600, bike's generally in good shape, runs great, only 16,000miles! My only question is about the wiring coming off the r/r... I noticed that there are 2 wires that are cut between the r/r and its harness. One is white and one is red. I would imagine...
  20. kh125 restoration on the cheap, any help greatly appreciated

    Building, Restoration & Modification
    Hi guys, I'm a student in oxford who picked up an '88 kh125 off of ebay fro near nothing. I've ridden dirtbikes my whole life and i've done alot of car/engine restoration in the past. I've torn the bike apart and it seems to be a little bigger of a project than i'd originally anticipated. I want...
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