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Offline Scottyboy

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Coil current draw
« on: April 15, 2020, 11:38:08 pm »
Hey guys I’m making a custom wiring harness for my 750K2 and I was reading that a 5amp fuse should be ok to use on the stock coils. Does that sound about right?

Also what do you guys recommend for the main fuse when using an aftermarket starter solenoid and rick’s solid state Reg/rec unit? I know the stock set-up used a 15amp but I had it pop on me a few days ago. Would a 20 amp or higher be better?

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Re: Coil current draw
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2020, 07:59:11 pm »
Coils are normally fed by the main fuse, as well as the brake light, horn, regulator etc, not fused separately. Even the later bikes with separate fuses for the headlight and taillight are fed from the main fuse first. The 15 amp fuse should be adequate, unless you have significantly increased the electrical load.
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