This bike has been a rolling re-hab project for about 5 years and I still have a long way to go. Presently, I am having trouble getting my mind around the generator system. Having read the trouble shooting section of the factory manual several times, I have a few questions. If the system was not properly polarized when a new regulator was installed, can it be corrected now or is the system set in?
The bike will run with the battery negative wire pulled which to my mind indicates generator output, but the battery goes weak after a few short trips. It stranded me at a friends house last week. The battery was down a bit and it is difficult to start unless the battery is fully charged. Is this typical?
Any other thoughts on the topic?