Regulator / Rectifier Modification

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Regulator / Rectifier Modification

Post by Beast » Sat Dec 10, 2005 3:18 am

After my last post/thread on this topic vanished when the forums went down, I decided to write an article this time round as a few peeps have asked me for advice.

So here you go... Regulator/Rectifier Modification

Please feel free to make this post/thread a Sticky topic as this mod could be useful to some. ;)

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Post by sirch345 » Sat Dec 10, 2005 4:53 pm

Very much appreciated mate :!:
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Post by Badger » Sun Dec 11, 2005 3:58 pm

Nice one :!:

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Post by xxxrated » Mon Dec 12, 2005 8:33 pm

this is nuts. i was reading this last night thinking baaaahhhh it wont happen to my bike and what do u think happened today about 50 miles from home
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Post by sirch345 » Mon Dec 12, 2005 8:50 pm

xxxrated wrote:this is nuts. i was reading this last night thinking baaaahhhh it wont happen to my bike and what do u think happened today about 50 miles from home
SPOOKIE 8O 8O
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Post by xxxrated » Mon Dec 12, 2005 9:17 pm

tis spookie. i know some1 up there dont like me. just hope i havent fried any of the loom 8O
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Post by Beast » Tue Dec 13, 2005 7:56 pm

Sorry to hear the bad news xxxrated mate, in most cases only your battery gets fried!

Fingers crossed. :?

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Post by xxxrated » Tue Dec 13, 2005 8:32 pm

Beast wrote:Sorry to hear the bad news xxxrated mate, in most cases only your battery gets fried!

Fingers crossed. :?
yep got it checked out today, thank god its only the battery. i think i will be following ur guide to fit a new rectifier though. can you just confirm for me if the R6 and R1 use the same rectifier?
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Post by Beast » Wed Dec 14, 2005 11:52 am

A quote from the above url...
As you can see from the pictures below I am using a 2000 Model R/R from a Yamaha R1. The R6 unit is exactly the same. And all years are more or less the same as well.
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Post by xxxrated » Thu Dec 15, 2005 4:58 pm

the place i bought it from said theyll do it for free but they said they would only use a honda part so would the best thing to do is take the honda 1 off chuck it on ebay and purchase a yamaha 1???
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Post by Beast » Sat Dec 17, 2005 9:43 pm

The choice is yours mate, but the honda units are prone to fail. ;)

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Post by Anonymous » Wed Mar 29, 2006 6:50 pm

this is a must its one of the very few week points in honda electrics i have seenthis b4 but with the addition of a computer type fan screwed on top of it

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Post by dookie » Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:37 pm

Did this mod this afternoon , no problems very easy to do .
I also got one of fleabay for £10

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Post by Beast » Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:51 pm

Glad to hear it, well done dookie. :)

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Post by Skatrekker » Fri May 12, 2006 5:27 am

My R/R went again last year so I ordered a replacement from David Silver which came with a heat sink on it already and bolted straight into place and no wiring mods. It was advertised as an original replacement but it's worth phoning them to make sure it's the finned type. It was expensive £55 + vat and delivery but I hadn't seen the R!/6 conversion then.

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