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post #1 of 2 Old 09-30-2018, 01:50 PM Thread Starter
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Electrical FYI

Just sorted out a major PITA. Main fuse kept blowing. Replaced 6 times on a ride. (Glad I keep a bag of various amperages in the bike. Packs of 10 from the Dollar Store).
Turns out that the ignition wires running past the right side of the triple tree at the front right of the tank had chafed through and when the bars were turned full to the right it shorted out.
Wrapped the wires in electrical tape then an anti-chafe loom over that. Might want to inspect your wires from under the tank on that side to see what condition they are in.
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post #2 of 2 Old 09-30-2018, 02:29 PM
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Good advice. Had a short in that location on my DR 350 a couple years ago. Any bike is susceptible.
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