Can Terminal Boards be Illiminated

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Eric
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Can Terminal Boards be Illiminated

#1

Post by Eric » Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:27 am

I want to illiminate the boards on a chopper build.
I have some wiring diagrams from the forum and
they are very helpful. On this build there is not many
spaces available for mounting.
Any suggestions?
Thanks



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Post by Fixman » Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:52 am

Sure, you can eliminate the front terminal board and either hard wire it or use a more modern terminal connector which can be hidden under the tank. Mine was hard wired which meant that to remove the handle bars, you had to cut wires. I just spent a bunch of time and money putting the front terminal board back where it was originally.

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#3

Post by fourthgear » Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:25 pm

Yes , just bring every thing to the ign. switch, I had a 56 chop that way . You will have to be creative on securing the wires at the switch and you can make splice connections in some places to cut down on the amount of wires . make sure you use fuses or circuit breakers to protect the wiring and components.

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#4

Post by Cotten » Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:54 pm

Illuminating terminal boards is a great idea: Little LED trouble lamps!


...Cotten

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Thanks

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Post by Eric » Wed Oct 03, 2007 11:35 pm

Thanks for the posts
Eric

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Post by 57pan » Thu Oct 04, 2007 8:09 pm

Cotten wrote:Illuminating terminal boards is a great idea: Little LED trouble lamps!


...Cotten
LOL. Now that is funny... the first time I read this thread's title my poor old eyes thought is said "illuminated" too. I thought "Why would you want to illuminate their terminal boards...? So you could work on 'em in the dark???"

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Miss Spail

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Post by Eric » Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:00 am

I didn't really reed what I had rote, but I new what I ment.
Hey, so did some ov you. LOL
Thanx
PS I tried the spell check but it Seem like a bearing was going out of it.

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Post by fourthgear » Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:17 pm

Sorry Eric ,but I got a laugh out of Cotten's answer too . I was going to comment about the same way ,but held my self back .

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Post by 45brit » Mon Oct 15, 2007 4:16 pm

I had a shovelhead at one time and got fed up with the terminals vibrating out of the board, so I wired up the whole issue using those terminal strips with the screw connectors - what they call 'chocolate block' over here, don't know what they call them in the US. Never had to look at it again.

VT

#10

Post by VT » Mon Oct 15, 2007 5:29 pm

PS I tried the spell check but it Seem like a bearing was going out of it.
very funny. yep, if you don't see the word highlighted in yellow for spell-check, you're either not logged in or living wrong.

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