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Doc; Working with electrical, Baling wire and needle nose pliers would be better. Duct tape is more of a mechanical fix
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Doc; Working with electrical, Baling wire and needle nose pliers would be better. Duct tape is more of a mechanical fix
Have to wrap the pliers so they don't ground out.don't ask me how I know

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Replace the battery, It's not worth the risk that you could now have an internal short in the battery causing it to all burn up later in your garage.
^^^X2, fix the main short on the bike and replace the battery. Not worth burning out the rest of the bike's electrical.


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Nah, I'm not gonna crash and burn, or even just burn. There was no "main short", just a loose connection that let the post melt. It's "mickey moused" through the side of the post instead of the top, that's all. It's rock solid. It'll last until the new battery comes in, about a week.

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