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Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« on: December 16, 2019, 02:31:58 PM »
Hi Guys, we've sold the reproduction harnesses for the RD's and RZ's for a few years now and they've worked out great. So I'm thinking of doing harnesses for other bikes. The question is which ones? and not limited to RD's and 2 strokes.

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2019, 02:58:00 PM »
H1-H2? do you have them already? I seen on there form issues with wiring.
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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2019, 03:13:55 PM »
H1-H2? do you have them already? I seen on there form issues with wiring.

we only have the ones for the RD/RZ's at the moment, looking for suggestions for others. If there's a need for H1/H2's I'd do them but don't want to if some other small vendor is doing it well, but if what's out there isn't working I would.

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2019, 03:35:48 PM »
Just a thought- how about modified plug and play RD harnesses for Vape ignitions? (not sure if anything really needs to be done to the main harness for this. If so, could be a nice add on for people installing one.)

Or maybe minimal harnesses for racing or guys that run it on the road but don't want a rats nest behind the headlight? Maybe you could work with Chuck and manufacture his coil relay mod for RD400s (With Chuck's permission of course.)

Or put it together and make a minimal harness with the coil relay mod built in. So it's essentially an updated RD wiring harness.   

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2019, 02:12:06 PM »
this is a good idea for sure, and sell the relay with the kit.  :twocents: also add an H4 socket for the headlight.  an 'rd special' series would be great benefit for those that want to run mods but hate wiring

other bikes? dunno a lot is already out there for the kzs and larger triples, the other markets are kinda small. Guess it depends what you get the most requests for that you don't offer. 

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2019, 11:30:52 AM »
this is a good idea for sure, and sell the relay with the kit.  :twocents: also add an H4 socket for the headlight.  an 'rd special' series would be great benefit for those that want to run mods but hate wiring

other bikes? dunno a lot is already out there for the kzs and larger triples, the other markets are kinda small. Guess it depends what you get the most requests for that you don't offer.

Yes but if cheaper and better quality wires can be made then why not.....both 2S and 4S....everyone should chip in.

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2019, 12:41:07 PM »
it has to be viable from a business perspective, so initial run of 100 minimum and then some ongoing sales. 

There isn't a whole lot that changes on the main harness with the MZB, other than running the ign/kill to the new relay and coils. The generator stuff all gets ripped out and replaced. But it could use an RD specific installation kit with the wiring and coil / relay mount, newt switch, etc. more of a loose ends kit than a harness. And that's really small volume and a lot of guys want to do their own thing. so maybe.

Anyone have a read on old beemers? If there's any other vintage bikes I get called on besides the 2T's, it's AC beemers, but I don't know that world at all.

Thanks for all the input, much appreciated



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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2019, 01:25:20 PM »
old /5/6's etc wopuld be a good option.

heres my thing ont he modded harness. if its plug and play ready to go, its all fresh. I think its viable for an rd/r5 with a cdi. Its shocking how many people are just terrified of wiring, and those that cant do it right, or both. just my .02

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2019, 06:44:59 PM »
Yep I hate it and I am marginal at best in electrical troubleshooting and wiring.

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2020, 10:03:53 AM »
Re: Old Beemers, I've got an '84 R100RS that I'm either gonna have to splice in new stuff around the engine where the insulation has badly hardened or replace the whole harness.  I haven't researched to see what's out there already, though, but i love options...

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2020, 08:11:26 AM »
Back when I was in high school they offered Electricity I and II that I took. We did all sorts of stuff like practicing different types of soldering joints with lead solder and making our own circuit boards by etching with acid. Then there was metal shop with the blast furnace for melting aluminum and casting. I don't think high school offers classes like that any more.
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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2020, 10:47:56 PM »
Anyone have a read on old beemers?

Euro Moto Electrics does a lot of the Airhead Stuff

https://www.euromotoelectrics.com/category-s/1927.htm

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Re: Wiring Harnesses - Input needed
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2020, 01:12:24 AM »
we need a us spec daytona harness, you would be gods gift if you did this, since NO ONE makes one. and i think i can speak for all the daytona guys out there  lol

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« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2020, 12:16:15 PM »