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Note that insulator sleeves usually need to have the wire passed through them before you crimp the terminal onto the wire so if you get the sleeves you may not be able to install them without replacing the terminals too.
 

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You probably won't ever need to crimp enough flag spade terminals to justify the cost of a proper crimping tool for them. FWIW, I have a pretty good assortment of terminals & tools and both of my bikes have straight spade terminals on the wires to both the clutch switch and the brake light switch.

And BTW, what we have been referring to as "spade" terminals really aren't. They are properly called Faston terminals (original manufacturer's brand name for them), tab terminals or blade terminals (that's where blade fuses get their name from).
Spade terminals are actually the ones that look like a 2 pronged fork and are intended for used under screws.
 
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