Originally Posted by Matticus91
Has anyone had any electrical problems? I heard a few people say they had an issue with the starter cable melting to the exhaust and also leaking fork seals. Yikes!
Thanks for asking.
My bike died today on a trail. I had taken the horn off and the horn connector got loose and shorted on the frame, blowing the main fuse. Fortunately there was a spare mounted next to it. Interestingly, with the fuse blown the bike would run and could be bump started; but I couldn't kick start it (or e-start it, obviously). The idle speed seemed a little low and irregular, though.
Apparently the positive cable for the battery can chafe through where it's held by the frame bracket. I re-routed mine around the bracket. As a bonus, now the battery is even easier to remove. I'll check the e-start cable routing, thanks for the tip.
Also, new sprockets are on order. 12/57. Yeeeeaaaaahhhh.