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Electric Franks wiring question


Post by hydra1952 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 4:00 pm

I've just installed a new wiring harness on my '52 per factory specs (except it's 12 volt with an electric Franks regulator) and now when I hook up the battery, the idiot light comes on with the ignition switch off. I by-passed the switch and same problem. I have it wired up with black wire from regulator to idiot light, green from regulator to field terminal on generator, red on regulator to switch post 1 (or straight to battery), and green from switch post 2 to armature terminal on generator. Either the wiring is different or I've got a bad regulator. The regulator worked fine before I stripped the bike down, but anythings possible I guess!

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Post by panhead » Sun Oct 01, 2006 4:45 pm

Can you use another regulator to eliminate this as the the source of your problem?

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Post by mbskeam » Sun Oct 01, 2006 8:51 pm

look at this....
and on mine the gen light wire goes to the red wire termanal (A)

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Post by hydra1952 » Mon Oct 02, 2006 1:15 pm

Ah Ha! That puts a whole new paint job on things! Thanks for the diagram.

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