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post #1 of 38 (permalink) Old 11-27-2006, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
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Look at what UPS brought me....

now if I just had the engine out......




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post #2 of 38 (permalink) Old 11-27-2006, 08:57 PM
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Oh that is a perdy thing Gonna be riding soon.

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Cool, and ya don't have to re-use the stock grommet. That's good.
Does it look like it's built better than the stock one?
I shot an email off to Rick's today. Probably ordering one in a couple days.
Still gotta check the R/R to be sure if I need one of those or not.


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humm interesting, its not even epoxied? i wonder y?

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Kinda looks like there might be clear epoxy.


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Looks kinda large, what's it rated at? Thinkin about gettin more electrical accessories?

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The one I got from Willie's wasn't epoxied either, maybe a clear epoxy on the wired, but not the poured on stuff you see on the Electrex ones. They seem to be the only ones I've seen that are coated in heavy epoxy.
Thing is.. OEM stators don't have epoxy gooped on either and they have a pretty good track record (least the ones from the 1980s do..) The used 1986 stator I put in mine is still going strong a year and a half later,

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Looks kinda large, what's it rated at? Thinkin about gettin more electrical accessories?
According to Rick's, it is a replacement for the stock unit using higher temp magnet wire and higher temp epoxy.

Same electrical ratings as the stock unit.

Time will tell.....

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The email I got from Rick's said...
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"Our stator will give you about 10% over stock."
Whether that means life expectency, power, or what, I don't know yet.
They also come with a 1 year replacement warranty.


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The email I got from Rick's said...

Whether that means life expectency, power, or what, I don't know yet.
They also come with a 1 year replacement warranty.
When I spoke with with Rick, I am convinced that he knows everything there is to know about our electrical/charging system. As a EE, in talking with Rick, he convinced me that his stator and r/r are much better than the OEM parts. He told me the reasons why and they make perfect sense.

He is keenly aware of all the pitfalls of our stock system and has improved upon them within the design/size envelope available on the bike.

Again, time will tell....

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