Rick’s Motorsport Electrics now offers new charging kits for the older 305/350/360 Honda’s. The new kits are Rick’s original redesign: a single phase, full wave system. They include a modern solid-state rectifier/regulator and a stator. It will fit 1959-67 CB/CL77’s, 1969-73 CB/CL350’s and 1974-76 CB/CL360’s.
This new kit from Rick’s Motorsport Electrics puts out 25% more power than the stock system and will support a 55 watt headlight It will also supply constant power to the bike’s battery. However, unlike the OE set-up, the bike will charge with or without the headlights being on because of the higher voltage produced by new system. There are complete instructions included for an easy installation.
“The OE pieces only use 1/3 of the power without lights turned on, says company president Rick Shaw. “Our kit uses all of the generator’s power with or without lights, and stores it in the battery.” Part #’s 99-101 and 99-102, the kits retail for $225 and come with a one year warranty. They are made in the USA and available immediately from Rick’s Motorsport Electrics. They will be available from Rick’s Motorsport Electrics’ distributors in the near future.