Color coded wiring diagram for a 1977-1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 and KZ1000 LTD models.
I had a request for an official Amen or Santee wiring diagram. This is the only one I have handy. Wiring diagram from Amen Chassisworks. However, there really isn’t anything different in this wiring diagram than in the one I put together as a guide in my Simple Motorcycle Wiring post.
I get a lot of questions about wiring motorcycles. Sometimes people are just trying to fix their blinkers and aren’t familiar with how motorcycle electrics work – but more often than not I get requests about trimming down electronics for custom riders. An essential part of building any sort of chopper, bobber, cafe racer, brat… Continue reading Simple Motorcycle Wiring Diagram for Choppers and Cafe Racers
Yamaha used about 15 miles of excess unneeded cable when it built the xs11’s in the factory. On the left you can see all the stock wiring which I pulled into the open and cut the sheaths off of. After half a day of determining which wires I actually needed to run the bike I… Continue reading XS1100 Wiring 101