Originally Posted by randyo
originally, I did nothing and learned the hard way, all new wire harness and sensors on my V-strom 1000 cause of the cancer from winter riding
never had an issue with my old nekid 99SV, carbs are not sensitive to minute voltage fluxuations. The new harness on my Vee, all connections are doused in dielectic grease and wrapped with M33 ***
Ouch, expensive lesson
- thanks for sharing the tip! Nice second picture too. I want to be there.
years ago I rode my beater Yamaha IT175 year round. On road, off road, on the frozen lake (after
some snow froze to the ice!). There's not much wiring to harm on that bike, and at age 15'ish my grasp of the 'neglect/consequence' curve wasn't real firm anyway.
That juvenile handicap has thankfully faded, replaced by maturity which has unfortunately taken all the salty months of riding off my calender. Unacceptable - I am a man
now, time to outsmart the salt and kill some cabin feaver!