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Author Topic: 77CB550 5 wire ignition switch looking to converts to earlier switch style  (Read 134 times)

Offline Cdawsonpage

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Howdy all,

I'm looking at swapping my OEM ignition switch to the one used up to 1976 as it seems much easier to relocate.

I know the earlier switches were a 4 wire and mine is a 5 wire. Does anyone know how the wiring from 5:4 would work?

Also, and recommendations on a ready made bracket to relocate the switch off of the upper triple tree?

Thanks


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Offline Sonreir™

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I think the CB550 just doubled up on the brown wires. Swapping over to a four wire should be pretty easy. All the wires should match by color.
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Offline Cdawsonpage

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Excellent; thanks for the insight.

Been wanting to move that OEM switch since the day I bought the bike.


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