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Re: I would like to know how to wire a bottle dynamo to...
The bottle dynamo rides against the tire turning it . The wires from it go to the front liht. The same two wires may also be hoked to a back light. The direction of flow is not that important but most put the same (one of the two ) wire on the center connection. If you generator has only one wire, then the light(s) will have to be grounded through the frame.
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Hi i have a 750 zxr ninja and i parked it up at work went to go home from work would not start i took the seat of to have a look and checked the fuse 30 amp just behind the battery its on the the rear left hand side just behind the battery it was blown put a new green 30 amp fuse in turned on the ignition started first time hope it helps
The generator, or dynamo, fits onto the back fork bar of the bike. The top, which rotates, should be close to the tyre of the back wheel. There's a little lever which you press downwards. When you press it the dynamo moves in against the tyre so that when you're cycling the movement of the wheel causes the top of the dynamo to rotate. To stop it, or turn off your lights, you pull the dynamo back out from the tyre. You need to adjust the dynamo so that the top of the dynamo makes contact when the lever is pressed but doesn't when it's pulled back out.
Normally a dynamo has only one wire which connects to the lights. You need to use lights designed for it. This carries the positive current. The frame of the bike usually acts as the negative. Some dynamos may have 2 wires. In this case the positive connects to the centre of the light and the negative to the outer.
Hi, I own a 1976 XLCH1000 and had a similar problem some years ago. The dynamo must be energized correctly as if not it wouldn't work. Disconnect the two wire on the dynamo. Connect a volt meter from the armature connection to the bike frame, negative. Start the bike up and on a fast tickover there should be 2 to 5 volts present. Momentarily connect, while still monitoring the voltage, a wire link from the field connection to the bikes frame (earth or negative of the battery). The voltage should shoot up to about 25 to 30 volts. If it does you have a good dynamo. If the dynamo is flashed the wrong way around then a negative voltage instead of a possitive voltage will be produced and damage the regulator if it is the electronic type, like on mine. If the voltage is low, change the brushes and clean the commutator with some wet and dry paper scraping out between the segments to clear the dead carbon deposits. Don't forget the end bearings are "Oilite Bearings" Don't use grease a drop of 20-50 is fine. Anywhere else in the world, we put voltage on to the field terminal to produce current at the armature, trust the Americans to be different! Ride safe and loud pipes save lives! Hope this solves your problem.
You can get wiring diagrams on line, do a search using the players full name. Is your morris positive on negative earth? you will have to swap it if it is positive as the player is negative earth only (usually dynamo is +ve and alternators are-ve ) I have changed lots over when dynamos were common, turn the battery round and pull the 2 wires off the dynamo take a wire from the +ve battery terminal and "wipe it across the 2 terminals on the dynamo, this will make it -ve earth too, re connect the dynamo and off you go
You want to attach this item to the rear of the bike. Mount it so that when you hit the switch the item lean over and hits the rear tire. Hook up the wire to the lights and your all set. Now I can tell you that with this item NOT engaged you will be able to ride with no problems, but with this item engaged it will give you resistance. Meaning that you will know how much harder it is to pedel the bike. I had this item and then went and purchased a battery power item.