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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2018, 09:31:24 PM »
I tried the screwdriver trick and it turned over the starter  ;)

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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2018, 10:04:27 PM »
As you have a 12v+ supply at the  solenoid (Yellow/red wire) from the starter button, you will also need a neutral switch or clutch switch to complete the circuit.
Do you have a wiring diagram for the F model?...the earlier CB550 K0,K1 does not apply
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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2018, 10:11:09 PM »
As you have a 12v+ supply at the  solenoid (Yellow/red wire) from the starter button, you will also need a neutral switch or clutch switch to complete the circuit.
Do you have a wiring diagram for the F model?...the earlier CB550 K0,K1 does not apply

I do in my Manual yes. Is there no way I can bypass? I'd like a neutral switch tbh but I can't get my hands on the Metal part that goes into the Left side casing, I have the cam though

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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2018, 01:14:40 AM »
As a temporary job until you get a neutral switch find rhe wires in the headlamp shell that would go to the clutch lever switch and join them together

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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #19 on: October 10, 2018, 12:14:59 PM »
As a temporary job until you get a neutral switch find rhe wires in the headlamp shell that would go to the clutch lever switch and join them together

Do you have Neutral switches? I was informed by another member you possibly had?

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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #20 on: October 10, 2018, 03:40:32 PM »
Only 500/550 ones mate so yes. I only sell them as pairs with rotor and they cost me a lot to import so it comes out at £30 posted to you. If you want one PM me youre details
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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2018, 06:58:29 PM »
Only 500/550 ones mate so yes. I only sell them as pairs with rotor and they cost me a lot to import so it comes out at £30 posted to you. If you want one PM me youre details

Perfect!! I messaged you there. Pairs is 100%

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Re: 1978 CB550 Electricals
« Reply #22 on: October 12, 2018, 11:05:14 PM »
Just wanted to say, big thanks again to everyone on the forum especially @Bryanj, he posted out the Neutral Switch yesterday it came today!!

In and all and we're flying now, neutral indicator and starter both now kicking in. Thanks again fellas