I had the wiring diagram and a bit of wire. The switch just closes two
circuits so all I needed were two small bits of wire. One runs the lights
and everything and the other powers the ignition.


-Kyle

On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 1:21 PM, jrhoyt0895 <jeremy.r.h...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Here in sunny Vero Beach, Florida, it's pretty flat, hot, and humid too.
> Having said that, you must have been able to hotwire it pretty quickly.  I
> just can't imagine a scenario where hotwiring it would be faster or easier
> than push-starting it, but things are pretty different here.  There are
> lots of wide open spaces where I can get my bike rolling fast enough
> without putting myself in danger, and I've never hotwired anything in my
> life.
>
> On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:09:01 PM UTC-4, Kyle Munz wrote:
>>
>> Jrhoyt,
>> I've push started my bike before when I had a weak battery. I try to
>> avoid it because Houston is flat, hot, and full of traffic. So no hill to
>> push down to assist, pushing a 400lb bike fast enough to start on a 95F day
>> with 100% humidity gets old pretty quick, and there are so many cars that
>> it's hard to find a space to perform such a maneuver without getting ran
>> over, even in a parking lot. Not to mention no matter how awesome your bike
>> is, nobody looks cool push starting one ;)
>>
>>
>> -Kyle
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 12:06 PM, Richard Potter <rpo...@anaheim.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> If you disassemble the watch out for little springs and balls that may
>>> go flying
>>>
>>> I tried a service kit for a Goldwing on my 700 nothing changed over but
>>> it was only $20.0
>>>
>>> So no big lose
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* nighthaw...@googlegroups.com [mailto:nighthaw...@googlegrou
>>> ps.com] *On Behalf Of *jrhoyt0895
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:56 AM
>>> *To:* Nighthawk Motorcycle Lovers!
>>> *Subject:* Re: [Nighthawk Lovers] Ignition switch
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I'm curious, why did you hotwire the switch instead of push-starting the
>>> motorcycle?  When my ignition switch went bad, I avoided being stranded by
>>> getting the bike moving, putting it in first gear, and releasing the
>>> clutch.  Sometimes it didn't work on the first try, but it was definitely
>>> easier than hotwiring the bike.
>>>
>>> On Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 3:22:05 PM UTC-4, Kyle Munz wrote:
>>>
>>> I took pics when I cleaned and repaired the ignition switch on my 700S,
>>> the same procedure should work for your 650. Another touch piece to test on
>>> the 650 is where the harness plugs into the back of the fuse block. Make
>>> sure those are cleaned and plugged in snugly.
>>>
>>> http://nighthawk.kylemunz.com/?p=600
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -Kyle
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Jared Clifton <jared....@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I have a 1983 Nighthawk 650SC. I believe I am having some issues with
>>> the ignition switch. Occasionally, the tail lights go out while riding. I
>>> figured out that if I jiggle the key in the switch a bit, they come back
>>> on. However, more recently when I tried that, the bike shut down
>>> completely. So, I am thinking that the ignition switch is about to go. I've
>>> been searching for a replacement, and nothing I can find seems to fit my
>>> particular model. Found ones for '82 Nighthawks, and ones for 750s, but
>>> nothing for the '83 650SC. Anyone have any advice?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -Jared
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