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post #31 of 36 Old 06-06-2011, 08:40 PM
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I mounted my Eastern Beaver switch on my Richland Rick switch plate beside my Datel Voltmeter. Works like a charm and I think it looks good.
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post #32 of 36 Old 06-06-2011, 09:01 PM
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Although I do not have any pictures or experience on this I would mount the switch out of sight. I have not really seen any of the cowl mounted switches that looked good. There are some handlebar mounted switches also available.


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Those are more like it. Problem is they're rated at 10 A, and Eastern Beaver says you need something rated at least at 15 amps.
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Since it's a 25A fuse in the mix, I prefer a switch to a 30A relay.

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post #34 of 36 Old 06-07-2011, 08:32 AM
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I agree, a 30A relay would be a good way to go. Plus that way just about any switch could be used.

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post #35 of 36 Old 11-19-2012, 10:00 PM
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I have tried riding with the ABS on on dirt, not fun, specially down hill, I am talking about serious off road and adv stuff, on a hard packed I keep it on.
Bottom line, it dpends on hoe aggressive you are
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post #36 of 36 Old 11-20-2012, 10:43 AM
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Didn't Malcolm Smith describe down hills as flats with gravity?
Some guys make it look easy and some not so easy. I've never enjoyed a steep dirt hill and I was on a smaller dirt bike even.
I hate steep inclines because if you loose it you have to turn around and try again.
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