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Question Dielectric Lube ??

OK-Dielectric lube is NON conductive so I was thinking about using a bit of anti-seize lube on the ground wire (splice) connections to a switch for my head light as it contains nickel and should be a bit conductive... Anyone see any problems with using anti-seize lube in this application ???
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Why don't ya just solder the connections so ya don't have to worry about it?

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The short answer is, my soldering gun is shot...lol... I should have explained in the post though...
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The following is a quote from the second page of the electrical system chapter in the VN750/700 Clymer manual:

"When attaching electrical connectors, pack them with a dielectric grease compound. Dielectric grease is especially formulated for sealing and waterproofing electrical connectors and will not interfere with the current flow through the electrical connectors. Use only this compound or an equivalent designed for this specific purpose."

With that said, I'll agree with Curtis--provided that there's enough slack in the relevant wiring so that it's not pulled too tight when the handle bars are turned fully in either direction.

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Never mind, the dang switch I was going to replace is working fine now... I won't have to lengthen the wire... Maby it just needed breaking in...lol...
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