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They to the regulator / regulator/rectifier.

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SOURCE: not charging, removed the regulator, has three

(I am the author of the reference thread on TriumphRat that wasposted by another respondent)

Not personally intimate with the Vulcan, but this is a 'conventional' motorcycle 3 phase stator energized by a crank driven magnetic rotor. 
The stator is connected in delta to the R/R. There should be NO measurable resistance from any of the three stator output terminals to engine ground - it should be completely isolated.   If you can measure a low resistance (not clear if your 0.2 ohms is from terminal to terminal or terminal to engine ground) then your stator is fried. 
Regarding the R/R connections - the third wire on the output is one of two functions (unfortunately without benefit of a schematic I cannot definitively conclude for you): either a 'voltage sense' wire, or in some Kawasakis they feed one phase of the stator output back out again for use in the starter cut/latch circuit. It should be reasonably easy to differentiate which it is. 
Good Luck! 

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Originaly the 3black wires would have been yellow sounds like its been rewired, you can connect any one to any yellow as this is a 3 faze alternator and they all throw ou the same power, before you do so,(with the ignition key removed) use a multimeter set to ohms put red lead to one wire record the reading when you touch the black wire to one of the other two wires, next move the black and record reading to the other of the two wires, this will determin that you have continuity around the three circuits

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