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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-28-2014, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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Hi everyone. Hope someone can help with my problem. I have a 1986 GL1200I with a bad regulator/rectifier.In looking online I'm seeing both 7 and 8 pin connections on replacement units. The one I removed was aftermarket and had an 8 pin connection. The plug from the harness has 8 pins. I'm a little confused because all the ones claiming to be for my bike have 8 pin housings but some only have 7 wires. Any help will be appreciated.
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-29-2014, 04:20 AM
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First of all, welcome to the forum.

I believe the 8th wire is an extra ground.

I have a new unit I'd like to sell, I can check the wire count, if you'd like.

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Welcome to the GWOF. We have a few 1200 gurus here, unfortunately I am not one of them. Hopefully one will see this and try to help out. One issue is 2 of the go to guys are riding in Montana right now. However 2 of our Moderators also have good experience on 1200's.


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