Honda TLR/Reflex electrical/lighting

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  1. Slowerthenyou

    Slowerthenyou n00b

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    Hi
    I've got an 1987 Reflex that has had its charging and lighting systems and harness removed and has just its basic running system intact.
    I would like to put a basic lighting (headlight, taillight, brake light and horn) system on.
    In AZ their are very minimal requirements for being street legal im mostly interested in having a brake light for riding on street between trails and headlight in case I get caught out riding late. The stock system has a regulator/rectifier for DC and an AC regulator for the headlight.
    I would like to run just a regulator/rectifier for the lighting and possibly a battery eliminator to stabilize the system. I'm planning on running a LED headlight so power requirement will be minimal.
    Has anyone done a set up like this on a TLR I'd like any input anyone has or ideas that have worked on similar systems
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  2. Bronco638

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    I don't know how much help this will be but my Reflex ('86) ran just fine without a battery. I removed all of the lights for when I rode it off-road but never removed the wiring. So, returning it to street-legal was not difficult. There are a few TLR200 owners here so you should get some direction(s). That said, the shop manual is still available, if necessary. HTH.
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  3. Slowerthenyou

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    Hi
    Thanks for your response. I know thebike will run without lights. It does now. My problem is I don't have any of the lighting or charging systems or their wiring as they were removed by previous owners.
    I am looking for putting a simple system on without spending hundreds on eBay buying parts for a stock system that the components may not even function.
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  4. DyrWolf

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    look in fun with out right junk or project tlr you should find your answer. check and see how much harness was removed. You may just need to find some parts and plug back in. I posted some pics in one of those threads not long ago about what wire does what
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    I was about to say that the Fun with Outright Junk thread has absolutely nothing about putting stock lighting stuff back on a Reflux (most certainly not by me anyway), but that thread blew up so much over the years god only knows what's on it anymore. :lol3
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  7. DyrWolf

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    I can’t remember where I leave anything anymore. Much less a post
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  8. Slowerthenyou

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    thanks dyrwolf
    All that's left of wiring is from stator to cdi, cdi to coil And a kill button.
    Their is a plug where the rectifier/regulator used to plug in in that wiring.
    I was thinking if I could hook up a rec/reg to that and then route power wires to headlight, taillight /brakelight switcth and a horn that would work.
    I guess I'm thrown off by why on the stock TLR they separated the headlight system and gave it it's own AC regulator and then basically ran the rest of the charging and lighting through the reg./rec. at least that is the way it appears on the wiring schematic.
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  9. DyrWolf

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    I don’t remember a separate regulator Only the reg/rec in the top frame tube. As always my disclaimer is I’m a carpenter not a mechanic 72B5EF72-EABC-43D6-B8E6-BFB56CB95CE4.jpeg
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  10. Brewtus

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    The U.S. spec Reflux was wired to run with charging/lights or ignition only for those delusionall enough to ride it in actual competition. Follow the gennie Honda service manual schematic to determine your wiring/component needs. :D
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  11. DyrWolf

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    Oh yeah sure enough probably keep s bulbs from blowing C8B09007-7252-49B6-B2B9-59B7FAD01AA2.jpeg

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