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Where does this terminal go?

#1 Post by Matty » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:56 pm

I'm putting my RZ back to stock and re-fitting the battery box and battery.
I have two negative wires coming out of the loom at the battery, the larger squarish one goes to the neg terminal on the battery, I can't remember where the other goes.

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I'm not a complete idiot...some parts are missing.

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Re: Where does this terminal go?

#2 Post by tacky1 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:24 am

I just checked my bike. It’s bolted in at the back of the battery to the battery box support bracket.

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#3 Post by jackson.40 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:56 am

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#4 Post by tacky1 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:11 am

A pic says a thousand words :)

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#5 Post by Matty » Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:49 pm

Aah huh, thank you very much guys.
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#6 Post by MK » Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:33 am

You're sure that this is original Yamaha work?
I'm asking because it absolutely doesn't make sense to ground a plastic battery housing or a steel clamp that has no frame connection.

Black means ground and needs to be electrically connected with the frame.
With that smart repair on your pic, you have a good chance that the bike won't start due to what's commonly referred to as "bad ground connection".
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#7 Post by JonW » Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:09 am

I just removed this wire from my the battery box on my bike and it goes under a bracket like this, but I thought it was on the bottom and went into the frame, tho mine was off the bike and in a box when I got it.
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#8 Post by tacky1 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:04 pm

The steel battery mount bolts to the frame. I dunno, but mine is the same as the picture.

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#9 Post by jackson.40 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:17 pm

The "1GE" spec bikes had an extra earth wire added to one of the reg bracket screws

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#10 Post by Ron57 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:28 am

Hi, I had a look at the wiring diagram and it says bolted to the frame. The picture Steve shows looks to be the place.
is the 1GE missing the oil tank or did they come like that.
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#11 Post by tacky1 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:20 am

The RZV had no reserve/secondary oil tank.
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Re: Where does this terminal go?

#12 Post by jackson.40 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:13 am

It is a photo of a RZV500R so no sub oil tank

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Re: Where does this terminal go?

#13 Post by phildu31 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:42 pm

As previously said, your two black wires are for the minus connection to the frame.
Set the squarrish one to the minus of the battery and the round one to the steel bracket of the battery tray as like in the picture of Jackson.

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