Thread: Help Please!!
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:39 AM
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Default Re: Help Please!!

Originally Posted by Al.Fisherman View Post
Do not use the frame as a ground.
Gonna hafta beg to differ on this 'un Al - as the engine case itself is a "ground" and it is in direct contact to the conductive material the frame is made out of, it's already a ground & ya might as well avail yourself of it. Attaching the ground wire to the frame only insures better contact.

All of my builds use the chassis as a ground, including my aluminum Schwinn w/one of Norm's white wire lighting kits - which I've installed w/only a positive lead going to them, completing the circuit by attaching the negative to the frame (as an example of harness simplification/reduction possible with chassis grounding).

Interestingly, I've never suffered an electrical issue... (ssh Murphy's listening) well, other'n my plug wire falling out lol - I s'pose that doesn't really count tho

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