Top tip. 1/8 by 32 TPI screws for ignition terminals

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Top tip. 1/8 by 32 TPI screws for ignition terminals

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Post by keithlawes » Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:28 am

The little screws for wiring contacts to ignition terminals are specials, 1/8 dia x 32 TPI. Far coarser than UNC (40 TPI) and not readily available as a standard fastener. They are available as Harley parts but quite expensive and not easy to get here in the UK.
After searching on the interweb found that most computers are held together with two basic screw sizes. M3, and 1/8 x 32 TPI. Just taken the power supply fastening screws out of the backplate of a junk computer I've got and they my WLA ignition switch fine. Not ideal for the purist but gets me back on the road.
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