Originally Posted by AdvGa
Most likely since it is Plug and Play. ...and many are not comfortable with messing with the electrics and having all the proper materials/tools to do the job.
Secondly, when VR's go bad (without an appt.), quickest way and most sure to get back on the road is to replace with an OEM.
Your idea(s) are great... perhaps if someone could put a "How To" or a Kit together it would be easier to entertain.
I don't have a 950/990 at the moment, but if one of the three in our family fails I'll do the upgrade for sure.
The wiring is everything but complicated, 3 wires go to the stator and 2 to the battery.
The only tools you need are a pair of side cutters and a crimping tool for open terminals.