Iím in the process of rebuilding an í86 VN750, and Iím currently looking at relocating the R/R. Iím replacing the stator and regulator/rectifier, but Iíve noticed that one of the poles in the 6 pole connector to the R/R is pretty burnt, and will need to be replaced. Itís the connector with the white wire running from it. The wire insulation hasnít melted, but itís a bit charred looking.
Can anyone shed any light on why only the white wire has gotten hot enough to blacken the insulation, and should I be concerned about wiring damage elsewhere that has been caused by this?
Iíve looked at the other connectors, (junction box, ignitor box etc...), and they all seem to be in good shape.
Also, has anyone had any issues with excessive heat on the passengerís leg from relocating the R/R next to the left hand passenger footpeg? Iím considering relocating it to under the rear guard. The plastic cover, behind the battery box, that attaches the rear fender to the frame looks like a convenient and tidy place to mount the R/R. Iím thinking that it should get sufficient airflow around it in this position, (my í05 Z750 has the R/R mounted in the same place), and will be fairly tucked away out of sight. Has anyone else tried this?