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I've just got some clubman's for my CB360T. I want to keep all my eletrics on the hand controls, just like stock. Are there any tips for running the electrics throught the clubmans, like through the stock bars?? How much of a pain in the ass is it? especially getting around that bend in the clubmans. Is there a way to run the electrical wires externaly with out it looking crappy?
 

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you could just could notches in the bottom of the bars and run the wires through the bars (or just on the outside of them) & cut another big notch in the middle for the cables to come out of, that's what i did 'til i got a set of clipons.
 

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Hey McB
I made holes in my clubman bars
under the housings for the controls
and down in the center so they could come out
and go into the headlight.
Then I took out one side at a time
taped them all up good
and pulled them through.
That right angle is a b#*&%
so I tied a string with some nuts on it and dangled them through the
tubing to lead the way.
Then I tied the string around the taped wires and yanked like heck.
Make sure you grind the edges of your holes so they are smooth
and wont cut through any of your electrical wires or you will get a short.

It helps to do one side at a time
and if you get confused with wire colors in the headlight basket
just make tape tabs and match em back up when you are done.
Good luck
 

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I have a set of clubmans that came from a honda dealer in the 70s. They way they did it was to have the in hole for the wiring right next to the out hole for the wiring and to run them down the outside of the bars to the headlight. I once modded a set so they came out below the point of the clubmans. Looked real clean.

Depending on how they are made it may not be possible to thread the wires down to where the bar attaches to the triple clamp. some clubmans (like tomisellis) have the handlebar portion welded to the outside of the U section so any wires will meet a wall once inside the bar.

Even if you have bars that you can snake them through it is not a good idea since the inside edge of the bar will eventually wear through the wires and short out the bike.
 

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couldn't you use a electrical fish tape?

tex

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Revelation. Read Ditacchio's instructions like a poem. no shit. She's a poet with bikes.


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dude

you caould always just notch out each switch with a dremel and run those stupid wires on the outside of the bars. makes chasing shorts much easier.... listen to ditaccio... she is the boss

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dude

you caould always just notch out each switch with a dremel and run those stupid wires on the outside of the bars. makes chasing shorts much easier.... listen to ditaccio... she is the boss

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Hey thanks for all the tips. I got it done. I think it Went pretty well. Yeah those corners are a right pain in the ass! I also found it really hard to get them through with the casing around the wires. I ended up feeding the wires through one by one and then slipping the casing on from bottom up. The only down side is that the casing only covers the wires about an inch into the bars from the bottom. But anything showing from the bottom is covered. If I start to get shorts then I'll probally opted for running them externally.

Thanks again for the help.
 

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