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Voltage regulator

Discussion in 'Spine' started by Dewayne, Feb 19, 2021.

  1. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    Is it possible to use a Shindengen
    FH020AA as a replacement/upgrade
    on a 2000 V11 Sport.
     
  2. john zibell

    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    I can't answer your question but Regulator/rectifiers are listed at the Store tab under Electronics.
     
  3. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    Thanks John, but have had this Shindengen at my disposal for some time. I just don't know what to do with the black and white wires from old reg so that battery dashboard lite works and headlights, horn and breaklight work. May have to go with the reg. you mentioned.
     
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    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    So you have a wiring diagram for the Shindengen? I looked that one up and the connectors are not compatible with the Guzzi harness.
     
  5. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    How do the white and the black wire from the original reg. operate? Just for knowledge sake, are they hot are ground?
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Jack is the expert on those exact regulators. He sells them to the Ducati crowd. His page has a lot of technical info and his telephone number.

    roadstercycle.com


    The Shindengen Mosfet regulators have been a life saver for thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts. I was introduced to them a few years ago and liked how they performed so much that I started the Mosfet regulator upgrade industry around them. Although the Mosfet is still a shunting type regulator which means (in layman terms) it takes all the extra juice that is not used by your motorcycle electronics and gets rid of it by grounding it to the frame or negative side of the battery. The great thing about the Mosfet R/R is that it has up to date technology. It uses Mosfet style transistors. The old diode types found on most motorcycles today are 60s technology. The up to date technology lets the regulator perform substantially better and run cooler. I have close to 2000 upgrade kits out there running the Mosfet regulators and had literally no issues with them. I started out with the FH012AA, then the FH015AA and now the latest and greatest FH020AA. All have performed above expectations (actually I'm amazed how bullet proof these have been). As far as I am concerned there is no other choice for a stock motorcycle upgrade conversion. The great thing about this regulator is its ability to work with a 2 wire (single phase) or 3 wire (3 phase) stator just by hooking up either 2 or 3 wires to the gray terminal. The Mosfet technology is the best thing going until someone comes up with an affordable series R/R using Mosfet technology. So if you have been wondering about whether to upgrade to a Mosfet or stay with your stock R/R, stop wondering. Whether you purchase it from me or one of my competitors it's the most reliable and best alternative I know of. If you decide to upgrade and you have an charging issue I'll help you out, it does not matter to me where you bought it. Jack

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    Brian UK GT Reference

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    I'd love to know how the same rectifier can work with single phase and 3 phase alternators.
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Ask Jack. He knows how.
     
  9. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    Thanks Scott, I just need to know what to do to make the white and black wire connection from the old reg. perform. Without the black hooked up no horn, brakelite or headlites. The white goes to battery dashlite. Both somehow operate by the key being on. The black wire turns red and black and connects to the switches mentioned above without a fuse in between. White goes straight to charge lamp on dash.
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Then ask the guy who knows for sure!

    "Also, I'm at the shop pretty much all day now so if you need to call me it's OK. 310.766.5222 Jack"
     
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  11. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    I'm gonna have to get back with him Scott. I thought someone on here may have already sorted this out for this reg. But I guess not.
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    I gave you the most knowledgable solution on a silver platter, but I cannot dial the phone for you...

    Good luck.
     
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    Brian UK GT Reference

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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Oh for pity’s sake.

    I am not claiming ANYTHING other than this guy Jack knows real world application of this component. He is an information source who offers his assistance to anybody with a Shindengen unit.

    Instead of putting out negative energy hypothesizing what he cannot do, why not embrace the opportunity and contact the guy?

    The forums are meant to be a place of information and help. Why not focus on that.

    I swear to God, sometimes this place is just maddening anymore.
     
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    Moto-Uno Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Something about leading a horse to water ...
    It looks awfully similar to the unit used on Yamaha FJR models and probably with the rather high price from them . Peter
     
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  16. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    Lights high and low, horn and brake lite working
     
  17. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    It was a bad relay.
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Did I miss something here? At no time did you list any particular symptoms or an issue you were trying to solve. You asked:

    Why not just say what you mean and mean what you say from the initial get-go? WTH?

    :banghead: :swear: :banghead: :swear: :banghead: :swear:
     
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  19. Dewayne

    Dewayne Just got it firing!

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    Look at my second post. I sent to John Zibell.
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    That still doesn't speak plainly and clearly.

    Your real problem was that you had electric components not working. This had NOTHING to do with the voltage regulator and had you posted this question, John or I could have answered your question in 10 seconds instead of al of that other useless stuff which was about your regulator, not your real issue.

    Just FYI, a voltage regulator maintains the correct flow of generated electricity being transferred into the battery without overcharging it.

    Electronic components suddenly not working are well documented here due to cranking the bike over with a low battery. The points in the relay "bounce" a.k.a. "arc", and fuse together, rendering the relay locked in one position and causing those exact problems.

    Sorry Dewayne, but if you had been clear about what was really wrong and what you really needed help with, it would have been much easier and effective to help you.

    Glad you got it sorted out.
     
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