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post #1 of 4 Old 04-26-2007, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
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Grounding block location

Hello all: I am thinking of installing a grounding block. For those who have, what product did you use AND WHERE did you place it on the bike?

Thanks, Chris.

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post #2 of 4 Old 04-26-2007, 12:57 PM
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A common setup is a Blue Seas combination fuse block and grounding block mounted in the under seat tray. With all the extra plumbing and wiring on my ABS bike with electronic/vacuum cruise control and charcoal canister, it was about the only place.

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Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s

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post #3 of 4 Old 04-28-2007, 08:54 PM
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I made a bracket which comes off the left side Rad shroud. There is a hole already there just below the upper mounting bolt. I have a gound wire going directly to the battery to the bracket. I have pics but I haven't figured out how to post a picture yet on this forum, if you PM me your email address I'll send you a pic.
Also made a ground block for under the seat

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post #4 of 4 Old 04-29-2007, 11:06 PM
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I did a little looking this weekend, but couldn't find a "grounding block". Did find a terminal strip, but that would have cost $15 which seemed a bit too much for me. So I went with a poor man's grounding block - a bolt. I just using ring connectors instead of spade connectors. Seems to work for now.

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