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    Battery is being overcharged..

    And btw i never said that THE reason my parts failed.on this bike WAS because of advice followed by your members, what i said was that after following advice from members of this site, im still without a bike...never once did i ever lay blame.of my bad components on single.single.person on this...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    Yes and i see what your saying, i did in fact follow ADVICE aka instructions at that time to purchase the failed components, and clearly you didnt catch the part where i said NEW as in never been installed on this bike ever since it was produced from whatever factory it came.out of....not my...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    Wow, thanks for making me.feel like garbage, but i want to tell you that i DID in fact visit this site mulitple times fornthe period of two weeks to magke aure that everytbing was installed correctly...and since you want to throw in my face about not following instructions on this site, your...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    All this time i thought i WAS making informed decisions, based on what i read here, various stories told by other riders, countless hours of research, and still attempts at throwing money at this bike in hopes of making it move again...as i dtated before i tried atock, ive now tried an...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    So it would appear to me that your suggesting that i shell out an additional 450 bucks for a new rotor, stator case, voltage regulator, and then more money on led bulbs to potentially solve this problem once and for all?
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    I bought a 55 watt halogen bulb from mikesxs.net my first year of problems, so the bulb was never a factor....i am fully aware however that the installation of this PMA kit has left many unsed plugs of the original factory harness. Is it entirely possible at all that maybe, just maybe the...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    I thank you for your kind kind words in helping me through this, i continuously bought the stock replacement components because as a car mechanic i know that there is in fact no real replacement for stock parts. Hence the ongoing effort to replace and re-replace with original type equipment, as...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    I dont think its a voltage spike, the bike continuously runs at 14.9 volts, 15.3 when reved to 4k-5k...which is a simulated 55-60mph while operating
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    Yes i followed every single trst procedure outlined by this site, every single time, ohming the rotor, checking the leads from the stator case...repeatedly...everytime the bike went dead, i tested the parts, even when they werent bad i replaced them anyway just to eliminate the possibility of a...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    ........well retiredgentleman, i purchased the bike about 3 years ago, under the pretense that all this bike needed was a new alternator rotor, i then, in turn, purchased said item fo the sum of $150.00 from mikesxs.net as per the instructions of the previous owner. Upon the failure of the...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    .... I wanted to upgrade to this system because i have spent over $1,000 on replacement parts from mikes xs purchasing only oem equipment, but i have been repeatedly left stranded on the side of the road...so what it sounds like to me is im dead in the water, now $1500.00 into trying to solve...
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    Well i thank you for your input pamcopete...and now im starting to rethink my whole conversion now........starting to look like im 500 bucks in the hole, and down a bike...bummer
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    Battery is being overcharged..

    Hello folks, thanks to a fellow member of this site i was able to install and wire a mixesxs PMA kit, and Pamco advance setup on my 81 xs....after installing, i checked my battery to see how my charging system was working now...at idle, (1200-1400 just a guess), my battery was at 14.9 volts...
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    after installing two bros pma kit..no headlight.gauge lights,idiot lights

    ...........hey there, i just read this and this sounds like a fantastic idea....i just need to know where to get a momentary switch, and which yellow wire your talking about....is that the single yellow wire that has the plastic shielding on it?..im nit an electrician so i am a little confused
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    Pamco advance rod

    Hello folks..been a looong time since ive been on here..mainly because my bike just refuses to charge its battery....soo after about 3 years i finally saved up enough money to buy the ultimate PMA/Pamco kit from mike's xs to convert my 81 xs650 over to the new PMA instead of the stock alternator...
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    high rpms at 55 and above

    Looking at the chart pamcopete gave me, it wouls seem i need a 33 tooth gear and not a 34, i did purchase a 32 tooth wonder if that will help. I used it before after installing a 4 gal tank to replacr the original stock 3 gal. While using the 32 gear, my tank would only get 180 miles out of it...
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    high rpms at 55 and above

    Sprockets are stock, replaced them during winter 17/34 is what was on it, and thats what i replaced with
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    high rpms at 55 and above

    Does 4,000-4,500 rpm at 55 mph sound right? I feel like my xs is screaming and wanting a sixth gear, is there somethong to adjust?
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    im lost!! lookimg for a part but apparently it doesnt exist

    Ok well just to let yoy guys know, i am using a phone with a virtual keyboard, my fingers dont get along with these damn things because they're swollen from all the cars i work on everyday, im a mechanic, but could never figure out electrical..its my only weak point...secondly, i have since got...
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    im lost!! lookimg for a part but apparently it doesnt exist

    I do have patience and im trying to be as tactful as i can, and i understand the age, but im not neccesarily a spring chicken either, and im not looking to get instant gratification....like i said im new to this motorxycle business, and i am able to handle mechanical problems i just have issues...
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