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Wiring an Amp/Volt meter using a shunt and digital display. I have this on my '99 Gold Wing SE. It provides exceptionally accurate readings.
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Wiring an Amp/Volt meter using a shunt and digital display. I have this on my '99 Gold Wing SE. It provides exceptionally accurate readings.
I want that 1, my bike has the face where it was at one time but nothing behind it and they quit making these 16 years ago according to their website. Saw 1 on ebay for almost 200 dollars, no thank, too high for me, would love to find even just volt meter that would fit in its spot without much modding
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I also had one on my '90 Gold Wing and I let it go with the bike when sold. I have a couple friends with them on GL1500's.

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Thanks everybody. I'll take it to an auto elec and have them do it for me.
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Wiring an Amp/Volt meter using a shunt and digital display. I have this on my '99 Gold Wing SE. It provides exceptionally accurate readings.
This schematic shows the ammeter in the starter circuit measuring the starter/ reverse circuit. I don't think you need to see that. I would put the shunt between the 16GA green wire and the frame. That would show the amount of current flowing through the electrical system while you are riding. If you are a ohm's law nerd you can calculate the electrical load, (volts x amps) while you are riding and knowing the alternator out put you can see if the battery is going flat.
I believe this is good information to have on an old bike.

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Obviously you don't have an Amp-U-Tron and understand its functions. It displays everything needed on any year GL1500 (old or newer).

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This schematic shows the ammeter in the starter circuit measuring the starter/ reverse circuit. I don't think you need to see that. I would put the shunt between the 16GA green wire and the frame. That would show the amount of current flowing through the electrical system while you are riding. If you are a ohm's law nerd you can calculate the electrical load, (volts x amps) while you are riding and knowing the alternator out put you can see if the battery is going flat.
I believe this is good information to have on an old bike.
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