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Old 10-04-2006, 06:16 PM   #1
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Buy a manual that has a wiring diagram and take it from there.
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Old 10-05-2006, 03:28 AM   #2
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Pretty much sums that up.
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Old 10-05-2006, 04:08 AM   #3
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I removed the ignition switch from my ATV. It starts with no key and no crossed wires. Freakin weird but that's a Honda 250 for ya.
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Old 10-05-2006, 05:32 AM   #4
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Find the black wire sticking out of the case on the mag side and plug it into the top coil. Or is that the red wire? Green? Nevermind....
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Old 10-05-2006, 05:56 AM   #5
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You tryina get this guy wired?
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Old 10-05-2006, 06:45 AM   #6
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Your local car parts store will have a toggle switch that will work just fine as a replacement. You may need two toggles to get all the lights working, but for less than $10 you can avoid buying a new ignition switch.



However, you will need a wiring diagram for this bike to hook up the wires correctly or hope for someone to post that has that info in their head already. I don't.
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:31 AM   #7
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Chances are the manual costs more than a new switch.
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:36 AM   #8
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I just got another Jawa 90 (with 272 miles on the clock) with a printed circuit board as the main harness conneciton...damn commie stuff.



Even has a zeiner diode. Made by Nicolas Tesla...
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:23 AM   #9
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I recommend installing some kind of switch, and be sure you maintain some kind of kill swtich. Otherwise you won't be able to turn off the bike in a panic situation.



On one bike, I installed a rocker switch and hid it just under the seam of the gas tank. I would reach down to turn the bike on with this hidden switch. This was great till the day the top popped off the carb leading to WFO throttle. The bike leapt forward, I pulled in the clutch, and as the bike revved to the moon I pulled over, had to gingerly get off the bike to the left, and use my right hand to reach down to my tank's left side to get to the switch...it was sketch. Always keep a handlebar mounted kill switch of some sort.



Also, you need to have some kind of master on-off switch; that could be your kill switch as well. But don't settle for just a pushbutton kill switch with the master left always on. The reason is a passerby or child will someday press the red starter button (if you bike has electric start) and the bike will launch if it is in gear. If your bike is kickstart only then this is not an issue and you can just dispense with any kind of switch and twist the wires together.
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Old 10-05-2006, 11:35 AM   #10
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That's Nicola to you!
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