I have now LOL! That thing was old and crusty held on by one loose screw and stuck in the up position until the center stand slammed up really hard the other night. Did a little sniffing around tonight and jumped the connector she came right to life. Those wires are now soldered together, Thank you everyone the most knowledgeable forum on the web.Your bike is 1983, correct? Have you deactivated the sidestand switch? If the sidestand was down and you put the bike in gear, it would die. Check the sidestand switch.