Main 55 AMP Buss Bar Solution (Another Idea)


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Main 55 AMP Buss Bar Solution (Another Idea)

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I found another solution to the Main Fuse issue (55 AMP Buss Bar)

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I went to NAPA auto parts today and see if I could find a Buss Bar like the one on our Honda Goldwing's without putting a new type of fuse on the 1500. What I found was they still make the fuses!!! They are not specific to our Goldwing's but are used on other Honda cars. Honda civic to be exact.

A picture of the package at NAPA


A close up of the fuses


The fuse sizes (which are 45 AMP / 55 AMP / 65 AMP - this is a complete set)


Details-
Part number is 782-2007
Price for two sets was $11.75 cents on 11/11/2021


Note: - I ordered two sets since I did not need the 45 or 65 AMP fuses but only one 55 AMP comes in a pack.... at least I have spares now and I know they are new!!

Now since I found these I am looking at other hard to find items on our Goldwing's to see if other Honda cars are using the same type of devices, such as oil sensor, air sensor or anything I can find! I will let you know what I find out.



Thanks for looking, I hope this helps someone out!

Robert


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I know I had seen a list somewhere of what automotive parts crossed over to the GL1500 (there were several parts, including radiator cap, gas cap, and a few other parts), just can't find it again.
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Re: Main 55 AMP Buss Bar Solution (Another Idea)

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Obviously this is a Littlefuse made fusible link, with NAPA branding on it. So I went and looked to see if you could buy them elsewhere, and found them also on Amazon, of all places:

https://www.amazon.com/Littelfuse-09441 ... ref=sr_1_5
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Nice to know I can keep the bike stock looking and in it's normal style. Another choice!!! Nice

Thanks for looking for more avenues....

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It's one of those CURIOSITY items.
Found NAPA has (currently $5.00 11-2021 - #61 online stock) these in pack of 3...
https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/BK_7822007?ref=MA==
https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/c/li ... ink&pos=24

Tho 1 is proper size the 65A fuse can be reduced to 55A.
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FM-USA wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:35 pm...

Tho 1 is proper size the 65A fuse can be reduced to 55A.
I was wondering if you could trim a little off the 65A to make it the same size as the 55A, although I would probably feel safer using the 45A vs a modified 65A.
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blupupher wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:37 pm
FM-USA wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:35 pm...

Tho 1 is proper size the 65A fuse can be reduced to 55A.
I was wondering if you could trim a little off the 65A to make it the same size as the 55A, although I would probably feel safer using the 45A vs a modified 65A.
IMEO... As long as the fuse bar are the same thickness, it will work. Even if you're a few thou off you'll be within an Amp or two of 55A.
BUT... there will always be those Chicken Little's in the wings waiting to CHIRP, You're gonna burn up your bike! Or 'It's not OEM'. Or IT'S NOT RIGHT.
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While I wouldn't do this regularly as an EMERGENCY fuse I took 4 strands of 14ga wire and twisted them together to make a fuse (tried first with 3 strands and they burned through). Yes I checked the draw on the fuse and it was ok, this was while waiting for an oe fuse.


Try to learn from the mistakes of others..... you won't live long enough to make them all yourself!
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