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TECHHNYNE
04-12-2017, 11:39 AM
I have the wire diagram for my 1987 honda shadow vt700c
I have the bike completely tore apart cleaning and painting parts. I recently decided I wanted to do a wire chop and keep the wires to a minimum.
can anyone look over this and maybe help me understand a bit more?
I am thinking of getting a whole new fuse panel and running all my own wires from scratch.
I am eliminating the fuel pump and using gravity feed

here is he wire diagram and I red out some areas that I know i will be removing and also do not need help with. brakes and headlights I do not need a diagram for so I left them out.

but seems to me there are ALOT of wires still being ran to get the bike running I am trying to get it down to 2 or 3 wires max per unit that needs power/communication.

Any wire pros here can chime in and let me know if i can simplify things especially the ignition i would like to use a 2 way ignition just on and off and a start button to start it up. do i really need all theose wires for the ignition, starter and kill switch?

TECHHNYNE
04-17-2017, 3:10 PM
bump

also does anyone have suggestions to thickness of wires i should be using for a complete custom wire harness?

TECHHNYNE
04-17-2017, 4:08 PM
also looking to maybe use one of these fuse blocks to run the wires
http://www.painlessperformance.com/webcatalog/fuse3
any thoughts?

Jasonisdico
04-17-2017, 5:34 PM
You posted in the chopped wiring thread but didn't actually look through it. Page 6 has what you keep asking for.

Hotel
04-17-2017, 7:48 PM
Im not a pro, but this was what i put togeather for my 83 vt500.
Look for any differences between the 2.
Im sure their not exactly the same.
http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag138/Hotel/Vt500%20Wiring%20Diagram_zpsfxrsn1td.jpg (http://s1302.photobucket.com/user/Hotel/media/Vt500%20Wiring%20Diagram_zpsfxrsn1td.jpg.html)

TECHHNYNE
04-17-2017, 9:07 PM
also looking to maybe use one of these fuse blocks to run the wires
http://www.painlessperformance.com/webcatalog/fuse3
any thoughts?

page 6 has nothing for my bike either does that whole thread

Jasonisdico
04-17-2017, 10:53 PM
It has the wiring diagram for the VLX and VT series bike. If you can't figure it out from there, get someone else to help so nothing gets jacked up.

TECHHNYNE
04-18-2017, 8:11 PM
It has the wiring diagram for the VLX and VT series bike. If you can't figure it out from there, get someone else to help so nothing gets jacked up.

ok i found it thanks

i am hoping to run gravity gas i removed the extra gas tank and coolant overflow so everything under the seat is empty and i am putting alll electronics there