I can't stop myself, single cam CB750

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See?; now ya got me thinkin'....like this?

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Looks like an Eastern Beaver PC8 ??? I've been eyeing those for some time now. I just don't have a need for that many fuses on any of my bikes. Nice job on the wiring JP. Looks very sanitary.
 

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Isn’t it fun!!! 😀

The motorbike shop I worked at did a lot of them. They were very simple but still a good amount of work. We always had to solder every connection too.

Bike is lookin clean. I like that battery tray and ignition set up.
 

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What's the electronic doodad in the second picture?

Hey JP,
Your right, more wires than I expected on my full from scratch rewire with an M-Gadget unit.
Whats that box of tricks you have there?
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Looks like an Eastern Beaver PC8 ??? I've been eyeing those for some time now. I just don't have a need for that many fuses on any of my bikes. Nice job on the wiring JP. Looks very sanitary.

Isn’t it fun!!! 😀

The motorbike shop I worked at did a lot of them. They were very simple but still a good amount of work. We always had to solder every connection too.

Bike is lookin clean. I like that battery tray and ignition set up.
Bingo Willis! DE & Adam that indeed is an Eastern Beaver PC8 - a fancy fusebox with 8 circuits (6 switched via relay, 2 direct batt).

It's a bit messy at this stage, but hopefully it will look sanitary when wrapped (got some fancy, stretchy loom tape).

I do enjoy this part and arranging things sensible to me, but what a time-suck; it's a bit crazy when ya can buy a repro harness for $80:doh:
 

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Bike is really coming along! 😃 So, you clearly intend to completely build the bike, then tear it all apart for painting? Like all the hot rod shows on TV. 😄

I do enjoy this part and arranging things sensible to me, but what a time-suck

When I was doing really fiddly, time consuming stuff, I used to throw on some slow jazz music and just get lost in the work. I found it very soothing actually actually.
 

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So, you clearly intend to completely build the bike, then tear it all apart for painting? Like all t
Oh yes, I try to fab, fit, mock (sometimes more than once :)) and make sure everything will work as intended - assembled together - then take it all back into pieces to paint, powder, etc.. Doing otherwise is asking for real trouble...I think...
 

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Ha!...maybe it is worth the "time-suck" to wire the thing from scratch; here is a current pic from a Honda forum from a guy that bought a repro harness and was having issues (black on Honda is main power = Yam brown):

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"This is a new aftermarket wire harness with some of the black wrapping tape removed, as I was looking for shorts and/or places where the wire harness may have been rubbing. Since it was just installed on the bike a few weeks ago and the bike isn't running, there are no places where the harness has bare wires touching anywhere on the frame caused by rubbing."
 

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Oh yes, I try to fab, fit, mock (sometimes more than once :)) and make sure everything will work as intended - assembled together - then take it all back into pieces to paint, powder, etc.. Doing otherwise is asking for real trouble...I think...
Heck, I'll almost wear the threads out disassembling and reassembling a big project a zillion times. Nice work, BTW.
 

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Heck, I'll almost wear the threads out disassembling and reassembling a big project a zillion times. Nice work, BTW.
most Of my experience is building choppers. We would always completely build them and then ride them a fair bit to make sure everything works. No going back when you do a fully molded build!
 
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