Day 12 - 7-2-10 - Today is the day. Today I am in a position to turn the ignition key and see if what I have done is correct, or if I have completely screwed things up. The battery is going to be replaced as it doesn't hold it's charge for very long, so I take the precaution of charging the battery first.
While that's going on I do some temporary reconnection of wires (lights, indicators, flapper valve) just in case they have an impact on things. I re-check everything I have done to make sure no wires are unconnected. The charger has finished its work. I put the fuel tank back on and then connect up the clocks.
Key in the ignition.
I turn the key.........
NOTHING! *@&%ING NOTHING HAPPENS! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHH!
This is bad, this is very bad. When I say nothing happens, I mean no rev lights come on, the LCD display doesn't appear, the rev counter needle doesn't do its trendy sweep of the clocks. Nothing. I push the starter button. Still nothing.
My heart sinks.
I'm out of my depth now.
I walk away.
Sorry no photos. Unless you want one of me going nuclear.
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