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Offline ace cafe racer

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bulb fittings
« on: August 10, 2019, 08:14:33 PM »
I presume the empty holes in my clocks are for lighting them. I have searched the internet for fittings but am at a loss. Can anyone point me in the right direction to obtain the fittings and wiring.
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Re: bulb fittings
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2019, 08:58:18 PM »
The hole you are seeing in the clock cups is the cable hole. The rear of the clocks have two holes per clock and you have to use the Honda bulbs as other bulbs are too long and burn the back of the face plates.
To get the bulb holders you will have to put your hand deep in your pockets.

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Re: bulb fittings
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2019, 09:03:10 PM »
or use LED ones which don't get hot and are brighter
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Re: bulb fittings
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2019, 09:21:48 PM »
To get the bulb holders you will have to put your hand deep in your pockets.
No wonder then why they are missing  >:(
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Re: bulb fittings
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2019, 01:38:30 PM »
Are the 750 bulb holders the same as the 400 holders?
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Re: bulb fittings
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2019, 09:49:52 PM »
The CB750 clocks have a 14mm hole for the lamp holders. The CB400 has 12mm holes
There are 2 different sizes of lampholders.
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Re: bulb fittings
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2019, 01:05:45 AM »
The CB750 clocks have a 14mm hole for the lamp holders. The CB400 has 12mm holes
There are 2 different sizes of lampholders.

Thanks. I can't help then, I only have 400 bulb holders.
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