Can '85 SEI Wiring Harness ...be swapped out with '85 Aspencade ?


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Can '85 SEI Wiring Harness ...be swapped out with '85 Aspencade ?

Post by gypsyFireplug » Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:40 pm



I have an '85 gl1200 SEI, been having all sorts of electronic trouble all computer related. I was wondering if I can transplant wiring harness and components from '85 carburetor 1200. I have access to a doner bike with a bad motor? ? ?



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Re: Can '85 SEI Wiring Harness ...be swapped out with '85 Aspencade ?

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:22 am

The SEi has a ton more wiring than the regular carbureted 1200 - it actually has a separate part of the service manual just to handle all the extra stuff. So the answer is no - you won't get this to work. There's simply too much wiring in the SEi harness that doesn't exist in the non-SEi harness.

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Re: Can '85 SEI Wiring Harness ...be swapped out with '85 Aspencade ?

Post by gypsyFireplug » Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:25 pm

Maybe I worded it wrong. I'm wanting to eliminate all computer related stuff and change from fuel injection to carbureted. Will wiring harness and electrical components transplant from Aspencade to sei?

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Re: Can '85 SEI Wiring Harness ...be swapped out with '85 Aspencade ?

Post by twocams » Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:24 pm

I would say it can be done. I just read from one of the other sights some guys are putting fuel injection on there carb bikes. They talk about swapping the gas tanks also. Make sure you get the whole bike. Looks like a lot of work but take your time, keep your credit card handy. :o

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