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Offline bsa-bill

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Wire size
« on: 08.03. 2019 16:23 »
Looking forward to later this year (maybe) I intend to make a wiring harness for the RGF ( as it morphs back to a Flash), bought some wire a while back, thin wall stuff, it looks a bit light but the bike will be 12 volt so lighter wiring would be ok I think, I have seen other stuff graded differently to what I bought, it's sized in SWG, so would anyone here like to advise me as to what SWG I should use on a 12 volt A10 system then I could buy a test bit and see how it compares to what I have
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Re: Wire size
« Reply #1 on: 08.03. 2019 16:52 »
I use 1mm thinwall cable, which is rated at 16.5 amps, on my 12 volt A10. From Vehicle Wiring Products in Deryshire. No problems experienced.

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Re: Wire size
« Reply #2 on: 08.03. 2019 18:06 »
Thanks JulianS, from your post I have Goggled  a conversion chart , so I need 16 SWG, will check what I have next.

Anyone else interested the chart I found here https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=mm+to+swg&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
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Re: Wire size
« Reply #3 on: 08.03. 2019 20:09 »
G'day Bill.
Handy chart, thanks.
Julian, you say 1mm is that diameter or area. SWG 19 would be closer.
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