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Old 12-10-2012, 05:22 AM   #391
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I didn't find anything in the setup to let me turn off the fuel flashing.
In the set-up menu, go to fuel sensor resistance settings - you could select the resistance, or select OFF mode.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:48 AM   #392
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In the set-up menu, go to fuel sensor resistance settings - you could select the resistance, or select OFF mode.
I don't think my 2853 has that option. I just looked at the pdf manual again and it makes no mention of it either. I'll check again when I'm home tonight...
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:49 AM   #393
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Temp sensor

My Acewell came with a temperature sending unit. I am using it for oil temp:


It is the M10x1.0 thread:




Sending unit seated in place:


I used a crush washer and some gasket compound. No leaks so far:


Still no leaks:


On a water cooled bike one could use the sending unit for water temp, but for our old airheads why not use it for oil temp? It does function properly and I now have an oil temp reading on my Ace:
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:12 AM   #394
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My Acewell came with a temperature sending unit. I am using it for oil temp
What model? I would have to figure out how to rig that up with the thermostat and oil cooler...
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:22 AM   #395
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What model? I would have to figure out how to rig that up with the thermostat and oil cooler...
That is on my 1975 R90S. I previously had an oil-cooler/thermostat on it but it was removed and traded away. If you have the oil-cooler/thermostat you will have to find another location (methinks) for the sending unit. Perhaps tap into the oil pan? That was my original plan; seems simple enough. But I ended up doing it as pictured above.
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:43 AM   #396
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What model?
I bought the ACE-4454AB http://www.acewell.co.uk/Acewell%20S...ion=full&id=41 , and the ACE-TES temp sensor http://www.acewell.co.uk/Acewell%20A...ion=full&id=32 . This is the speed sensor - http://www.acewell.co.uk/Acewell%20A...ion=full&id=61 .
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:14 AM   #397
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cleaning up the wiring question

So I'm doing the Acewell and a Baja designs head light converted to an H4 high low, Eastern Beaver relay mod, and making a switch panel with an acc plug. I was wondering what you guys are doing with all those bulky connectors to make them look clean?

The mess:





I keep thinking aircraft canon plugs are the way to go. But it would mean repinning something like 80 wires.



So, hit me with your ideas/solutions for a clean install.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:32 AM   #398
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I keep thinking aircraft canon plugs are the way to go. But it would mean repinning something like 80 wires.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:44 AM   #399
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^^^ nothing good comes easy, does it?
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^^^ nothing good comes easy, does it?
Sounds like a cool project that would have very neat and tidy results. Make lotsa pics!
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If it's not something that has to come apart, I solder and heat-shrink.... it makes for a small diameter joint. I found it useful in doing the harness-to-Acewell connections after I cut off the big headlight molded plug on the Slash 6....














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Old 01-14-2013, 04:10 AM   #402
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That charge light on the side...

Wow! was really happy to find this thread! I have a 1981 BMW R100RS that I've converted to a Cafe Racer.

I recently ordered the ACEWELL speedo because the big old plastic ones are horrendous and the originalspeedo was inaccurate. Your post got me 95% of the way through the installation, but I couldn't get my mind around having to install the charge light separately, so I roped in a mate of mine who is a car electronics propeller head and he provided me with a simple way to use the LED in the ACEWELL speedo rather than the work around you have suggested.

We simply wired in a relay to replicate what the bulb would have done and it works perfectly. If you need a diagram and pictures, I'm happy to supply them.
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Wow! was really happy to find this thread! I have a 1981 BMW R100RS that I've converted to a Cafe Racer.

I recently ordered the ACEWELL speedo because the big old plastic ones are horrendous and the originalspeedo was inaccurate. Your post got me 95% of the way through the installation, but I couldn't get my mind around having to install the charge light separately, so I roped in a mate of mine who is a car electronics propeller head and he provided me with a simple way to use the LED in the ACEWELL speedo rather than the work around you have suggested.

We simply wired in a relay to replicate what the bulb would have done and it works perfectly. If you need a diagram and pictures, I'm happy to supply them.
I'd be interested to see what you did. I was thinking bout doing this as well, but just decided to wire in a bulb and resistor figuring it'd be less cluttered.
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We simply wired in a relay to replicate what the bulb would have done and it works perfectly. If you need a diagram and pictures, I'm happy to supply them.[/QUOTE]


I would love to see how you did it as I am getting ready to do my R65. Any ideas are appreciated!

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We simply wired in a relay to replicate what the bulb would have done and it works perfectly. If you need a diagram and pictures, I'm happy to supply them.

I would love to see how you did it as I am getting ready to do my R65. Any ideas are appreciated!

Thanks[/QUOTE]

OK guys, Happy to oblige, I'll take some pics tonight and provide an update diagram.

.. also still need to get my head around uploading pics...
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