...and the frame got painted.
and the engine went back in.
so we resume:
The wiring harness, without the stupid-extra crap, was reinstalled, with some re-located parts...
...cut down the battery box, put in a new fuse box and terminal in an accessible location, hid the relays under the seat, and generally cleaned things up some....
and decided to build the new seat using the old seat pan... ripped of the foam, cut down the shape with the thought that I could always cut it smaller, so that little project began as well: