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D10 / D14 / B175 - 12 volt conversion wiring diagrams.
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Lone Wolf
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February 18, 2017 - 3:59 pm
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 Wotcha.

As with most things - the simpler the better.

Here's a simple 12 volt, negative earth, wiring diagram.

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I see the reg/rec is earthed in your dia LW.

I fitted the modern type to my 6v sys...but was told ne need to earth the unit...which I didnt...should my RR be earthed I wonder?

Sorry to go off the subject.

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Mick W
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I have followed these 2 diagrams to the letter twice and they work perfectly clap. Thanks Gary.thank-youthanks_gif

The RR I believe is attached to earth when you attach it to the frame and mine is earthed by the by the 4th wire (think green).

Mick

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nickjaxe said
I see the reg/rec is earthed in your dia LW.
I fitted the modern type to my 6v sys...but was told ne need to earth the unit...which I didnt...should my RR be earthed I wonder?

Sorry to go off the subject.

Nick.  

Wotcha.

Ah yes - it does look like the unit itself is earthed.  It's the negative wire from the R/R that should be earthed ( or positive if you want positive earth )

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I dont suppose it matters to much LW....nice drawing if you do them yourself.

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Great diagram Lone Wolf,

Can I use my generic rectifier with this diagram ( the generic eBay one ) also am I right in thinking yours is the bike fitted with toggle and ignition switch  fitted to the Headlamp shell? If so could you point me in the right direction for purchasing a suitable toggle switch 😁

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Danny said
Great diagram Lone Wolf,

Can I use my generic rectifier with this diagram ( the generic eBay one ) also am I right in thinking yours is the bike fitted with toggle and ignition switch  fitted to the Headlamp shell? If so could you point me in the right direction for purchasing a suitable toggle switch 😁  

Wotcha.

This diagram is showing a regulator/rectifier - the key word being REGULATOR.   A normal stand alone rectifier will put out well over 20 volts, hence the regulator part which is needed to keep a steady 12 volt supply.

I use a company called Vehicle Wiring Products for most of my components - although the toggle switch I used was one salvaged from work, and the ignition switch was from the local bike shop - cost me about £12 if I remember correctly.

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Cheers,

Lone Wolf I'll look into a regular too then, I'm quite happy with the 6 volt system i just don't like the original switches and mass of wiring in the headlamp shell and the bonus of a key.

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