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    Expanded charging system guide (In progress)

    For what it's worth, I solved all my charging/ battery issues by going to the Permanent Magnet Alternator kit from XS650 Direct. Installation was a pretty simple affair and the result was trouble free charging -running ever since.
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    Expanded charging system guide (In progress)

    For what it's worth, I cured all my charging demons by going with the PMA from XSDirect (Canada's version of Mikes) I had struggled much of the end of last year trying to sort it out and was getting reasonable voltage from the original but it was somewhat variable. I put in in the PMA and...
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    Giveaway: Monstercraftsman Mono Shock Seat (ends 11pm CST June 4, 2013)

    Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. -Albert Einstein
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    How do I eliminate the reserve lighting device?

    Have tried that...does not seem to work on my 1977....jumpered out the safety relay...which worked for a little while...it's all very weird. Put everything back to the way it was ...no headlight...everything else is working perfectly...and yes the headlight bulb is good...anyone got any...
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    Expanded charging system guide (In progress)

    Thanks XSLeo......answers a lot of questions.....one more though...what size is rotor nut?..want to buy proper puller and have a number to choose from(XSDirect is out of stock) but can buy from another source if I know the size.
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    Expanded charging system guide (In progress)

    Thanks for that....mine is a 77 xs650D.....and right now the light comes on without the headlight switch and goes out if you kill the motor....if I turn on the headlight switch it behaves as you described and on goes out with the key or the headlight switch...
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    Expanded charging system guide (In progress)

    Thanks for the great info....followed instructions and decided my problem was the brushes as predicted... replaced them and all is sort of well....voltage regulator is still suspect and the stator has seen better days I suspect....have decided to go with PMA kit...had a few questions....what do...
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    Expanded charging system guide (In progress)

    Does the "slap test" work with the older systems...specifically a 1977 XS650D...I have bike that runs beautifully, but does not seem to charge the battery.....I replaced the battery...have done the test for the regulator and rectifier, looked at the brushes (should one be shorter than the other...
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