So I was just given a 1988 VN750A for free, I'm not gonna complain. Had a kid and had to sell my Ninja, so it's good to be back in the Kawi game. The guy I got it from, he got it for free from someone else and tinkered with it, got it to run once for a minute or something (allegedly) , and kept tinkering trying to get it to run, etc.
I've basically inherited a rat's nest. I've found wires ripped off, plugs going no where, the works. I hit the horn and the horn tries to beep...and the turn signals turn on.
Obviously the bike doesn't start. I hit the start button and I hear clicking around the fuse block...I've tried wiring the solenoid back into the wiring harness...and have just tried to get the bike to crank.. It'll crank over when I put metal to metal on the solenoid and I do get spark, but it won't start using carb cleaner.
I'm beyond retarded when it comes to wiring, and it's already very overwhelming; but I do want to do this. I won't say no to some pointers, lol. I've already downloaded the service manual, and am trying to comb through it for helpful insight. Again...electrically retarded.
Anyways, I took a few pics of the wires I've found so far...and the one that is completely missing (large ground on the frame...that is cut off from who knows where. Does anybody have an idea of where the grounds should be? So I can trace which one I'm missing?)
Here's a google album of the pics I took of the wires that I've found that are problematic. Thanks for reading this long thing, lol. Been a while since I had a project to play with.
Also just found what looks like a wire was once at in the 10 pin plug going to the junction box. Added that to the photos...