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Old 04-05-2012, 08:16 PM   #1
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Seeking accesories wiring guru in SLC..

I am wanting to wire up a few things and have it all be tip top on my bike before a big Mexico/CA trip... Looking for some help... I can supply beer or $$$$....
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Old 04-06-2012, 07:35 PM   #2
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I am wanting to wire up a few things and have it all be tip top on my bike before a big Mexico/CA trip... Looking for some help... I can supply beer or $$$$....
What are you thinking of? I've rewired a few vintage bikes so I might be able to lend a hand. My shop's near 33rd south and west temple -- pm me
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Old 04-08-2012, 08:49 AM   #3
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It's pretty straightforward if you use the right connectors and seal them with good heat-shrink tubing. I like these from Waytek, they have an adhesive on the inside that helps with water protection and some strain relief when you shrink them down:

http://order.waytekwire.com/products...Heat%20Shrink/

http://order.waytekwire.com/products...%20Connectors/

Let me know if you want to swing by and I can show you what I know -- there's tons of opinions how to tap into wire out there, I prefer crimping + heatshrink tubing as opposed to those quick connectors that puncture the wire (or soldering) because you can still keep the integrity of the wire sheath, replicate it while on the road, and its visually obvious if the connection isn't good.

I do this when wires are close enough to rub and can't be fixed to a body panel/frame section. This photo is from a bicycle but the same principle applies:
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Old 04-08-2012, 01:46 PM   #4
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I am wanting to wire up a few things and have it all be tip top on my bike before a big Mexico/CA trip... Looking for some help... I can supply beer or $$$$....
I just spent 4 days in West Jordan. Had I seen your post sooner, I would have helped in person.
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