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    Posted: 12 Feb 2016 at 09:03
For anything from FULL rewire to Refurbishment of the starter motor and Fault finding as well as parts and bits THIS is your go to guy Towzatronics, Based in Long Eaton BUT has the ability to travel Top guy Fair and will not rip you off.

do a search  Towzatronics

Had my 40 yr old V1000 totally rewired, refurbished or replaced the following

Headlamp and reflector ...replaced
Regulator ...replaced and relocated
Fusebox ..replaced for blade one with relay pack
Rear lights and No plate lights (they are separate on a V1000) replaced internally and wiring totally tidied up
New Japanese switch gear
Spot lights .... replaced
Starter ... completely refurbished cleaned new brushes commutator re worked
Headlamp wiring ...unbelievably better
Dash, on a V1000 the Guzzi wiring in there is well a nightmare, all redone and made so it unplugs PLUS radio and such is  fitted
Power point for Sat nav refitted
Alternator .... completely checked cleaned refurbished
Led marker lights fitted at rear
Cree front running lights re done

The rewire alone is amazing , of course new thinsulate wire makes a big difference as does modern practices, The relocation of relays to a relay/blade fuse box under the seat is brilliant the relays are the Pyro Dan type mini relays so when a start relay fails it is plug the spare in, and these switch over ones last a long time 

Towza does a top job and pricing is NOT a rip off by any means  TOP JOB TOP BLOKE 


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Hi Ken its amazing the job he as done on your bike ,ive seen the box of wiring he binned , as soon as I walked in the workshop I said that's Kens bike and ive rode it .
He is going to do a part rewire job on me 1100 sport ,I agree is work looks top notch to me and he makes me laughThumbs Up
PS the relays and fuses under the seat are a ace touch
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When you see the amount of wiring the OEM loom uses it is amazing, mind 40 yrs have passed Towza was gobsmacked it was still running lol
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Originally posted by johnno johnno wrote:

Hi Ken its amazing the job he as done on your bike ,ive seen the box of wiring he binned , as soon as I walked in the workshop I said that's Kens bike and ive rode it .
He is going to do a part rewire job on me 1100 sport ,I agree is work looks top notch to me and he makes me laughThumbs Up
PS the relays and fuses under the seat are a ace touch

Hi everyone 

May I pose a question that has been bugging me because I can’t work it out. I’ve posed it here rather than a new thread because it illustrates it perfectly. 

I realise the volume reduction with thin wall cable but and a big but..........

If as in the case of Ken’s bike he had a total re wire, so in my simples understanding all the old wires were replaced with new ones, how can there be a ‘box of wiring he binned’?

I just don’t get it surely (and I do apologise for calling you Shirley) if each wire is replaced there should be the same amount going back in albeit thinner. 

Or is it me again?

Love to solve this due to my up and coming quest 

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Is this a trick question, or are you just making it more complicated than it is.

1. The wires that were binned, were the older grubbier, thicker wires that were replaced. And binned. Simple as that.

2. Factory fitted wiring looms commonly have 'extras' fitted, perhaps for accessories that are not necessarily fitted to all machines sold, but where the main parts of the loom are common. Thus, when the loom is carefully replaced, the 'extra' bits are not. Simple as that, also.

Or is it me who is missing something?

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It was the old loom and wiring in the bin the oem loom gets very untidy especially in headlamp when pulled off all the wiring to things like the fuses, headlamp 12/15 way blocks look like a wire explosion. My rewire was not replacing wire for wire It relocated and upgraded some major components 
Fuse box
Modern relays 
Voltage reg
Indicator relay
Rewired both Bar switches with new wiring he took out the existing wires and re soldered colour coded wiring in

Added :-

Heated grips
Radio/mp3 player
Sat nav socket
Halo fog/spot lights
Led rear marker lights
led high level rear/stop light
Battery Charger socket

All the accessories I had wired in but with a total re wire they were added to the loom

Refurbished The Starter and solenoid
Refurbished the Alternator
Replaced both the 12/15 and 3 way molex connectors
Totally re wired the instrument box which on the V1000 includes Fog light switch 10 idiot lights and Hazard warning light switch yes they were standard on the V1000 in 76 many cars did not have these back then so just in the console there are over 20 wires lol
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Originally posted by Barry Barry wrote:

Is this a trick question, or are you just making it more complicated than it is. 

I would not post a trick question, why would I ?

I am not making it more complicated than it is. I just didn’t understand. 

1. The wires that were binned, were the older grubbier, thicker wires that were replaced. And binned. Simple as that. 

I get that now. I didn’t before. 

2. Factory fitted wiring looms commonly have 'extras' fitted, perhaps for accessories that are not necessarily fitted to all machines sold, but where the main parts of the loom are common. Thus, when the loom is carefully replaced, the 'extra' bits are not. Simple as that, also.

Or is it me who is missing something?

Thank you for taking the time to reply. 

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Thanks Ken

I get it now. Spent five hours on a neighbours double garage roof yesterday scrapping moss off. Think the sun must have got to me. 


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Just sent pics of modern fuse/relay box under the seat ....and right hand side panel
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Spot on and thanks looks good and puts things in perspective for me. 

As I always say. You is a god

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no i make many mistakes skin knuckles cuss smoke drink beer and well just trying to help
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We've all made enough mistakes in our time, just trying to help others avoid them.

But to make it clear, some mistakes can be expensive. Get a wire in the wrong place and you can cause damage to components in a fraction of a second.
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