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Hi everyone and merry chrimbo to all. Ive pretty much finished my resto project and everything’s great apart from the dim lights. I bought the bike with the problem, and thought it would be an easy fix. Nothing seems to fix the fault. So far, I’ve replaced the whole wiring harness, the rear light and wires, brake light switch and wires, front light holder and wires, speedo cable and wires. All 6v bulbs and I even had the light coils checked and replaced. So everything has been done apart from the handlebar switchgear. I had the frame powdercoated, but sanded the main earth point for the harnsess, so it’s a good earth. Even, ground two points of the five engine mounting points away hoping that might help. All the electrics work like they should including the pass light, just dim lights. Has anyone had this problem? Does the engine need to be grounded at every point? I thought if the engine had one good ground that would be enough. Really at a loss with this, and if I can’t sort I have to admit defeat and had it over to an auto electrician ?
Hi, I'm hoping someone can help? Have just put together a 1983 PE 175 and bike runs fine, lights are slow to come on and dim. Brake light blows when applied and horn pretty asthmatic too. If I disconnect one either light and the other goes nice bright. Other than I nailed it!! Have checked wiring against a diagram I found on the net and all the wires are where they should be. Checked the connectors on the light related wires and cleaned. Also ground the powder coating back on the earth point. Really haven't got a clue why it the way it is. Any help will be much appreciated, as I spend most nights doing the same thing over and over again which is a little underwhelming. Cheers waz