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Kawasaki Regulator Plug/ No Male Plug made

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Do the Polaris regulators fit the plug on the bike or do you have do do modifications?
I have looked, unfortunately Furukawa 6P .110 connector only comes in female FKW110

I now have listed my regulators , along with a build explanation;
https://www.kawasakiversys.com/forum...on-thread.html

https://www.kawasakiversys.com/forum...4012941-a.html
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I am not completely uneducated on the stator problem on the versys BUT I have not educated myself enough on the subject.
As far as I know theres nothing wrong with the stators on our bikes. Its just that the OEM regulator/rectifier is a very blunt instrument compared to a series regulator as far as letting the stator do its job efficiently in the charging system. So some of us have changed them out as a precaution. The stator takes time to burn out from overwork , maybe it will,maybe it wont. If youre on the road your screwed. So thats why some of us do the mod....
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...If you're on the road you're screwed. So that's why some of us do the mod....
BOTH my '08 AND my '09 V650's stators died during a ride - the '09 close enough to home that I got it brought there for ME to fix, while the '08 stator died quite aways from home, and I had to borrow a buddy's trailer to get it back to my home from the dealer they wanted to take it to, which happened to be a Harley shop.

Here's where I saw from my voltage indicator that the stator had died:

P1180369 by Ed Copeman, on Flickr

P1180370 by Ed Copeman, on Flickr

and I was able to ride about another 12 miles to where I saw some highway workers at the side of the road (where my voltage had dropped below 11 volts) and who let me call my "tow-service" on their cell, as I didn't have one w/ me.

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What a shame. Youre bike is looking spectacular!
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What a shame. Youre bike is looking spectacular!
So is the Tow truck with the bike on top...
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Greetings from Lodi, New Jersey. Stuck here for 30 years!
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Furukawa FSW header Male plug

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Do the Polaris regulators fit the plug on the bike or do you have do do modifications?
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I have looked, unfortunately Furukawa 6P .110 connector only comes in female FKW110

I now have listed my regulators , along with a build explanation;
https://www.kawasakiversys.com/forum...on-thread.html

https://www.kawasakiversys.com/forum...4012941-a.html
Shortly after I posted this, I stumbled across 1 seller with over 2000 Furukawa header plugs available, this is meant for printed circuit boards where you would be building your own regulator as a vendor. Almost a month since I ordered but one member has them and is in the process of completion.
I should also commend @foxpro , his comment earlier "I would like to upgrade to a Polaris but would not feel comfortable doing it myself" , was incorrect. He came up with I think a better mounting method for a MK-1 and posted photos!
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Beautiful roads. I don't know if I could get used to the lack of lush green we get here in the east.

How is the back doing?
Lots more green further north where I live.

Back is hanging in there. Not fun but livable.
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2015 V-650 of course it's green...it's a Kazawalski.
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