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The previous owner did a very bad job rewiring though out the bike (shitty cafe build). The connectors look very old. I figure I should just replace them all as I clean up the wiring myself. Is there a kit avaiable that will cover me for this task? Or am I better of just buys the connectors individually?
 

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Old connectors often only need a good cleaning to make them work better than new so unless the PO butchered the bike's original wiring it might be better off to invest in a can of real electrical contact cleaner and some suitable brushes for scrubbing inside connectors.
I buy cheap 1/2" paintbrushes to us for cleaning bike parts. The first one I usually pick up is one that I cut the bristles off at about 8mm or so long because it can often get into a lot of places that a toothbrush can't because of the handle orientation. I also use an unaltered 1/2" paintbrush or one that I have trimmed to a specific shape when longer bristles are needed to reach deeper into things.

Welcome to the forum. Please add your location and your bike's model and model year to your profile so that you don't have to remember to tell us every time and we don't have to keep asking when you forget (see Forum Settings link in my signature).

And welcome to the world of antique vehicle ownership (they own us, not the other way around). Your bike is about 4 decades old and may or may not have had all of the maintenance necessary to keep it safe & reliable so it is highly recommended to download the Factory Shop Manual for your model (available through the CX Wiki - link in my signature) and go through all of the service procedures, regardless of whether your bike has reached the specified mileage.
I also recommend looking on all rubber parts with suspicion because rubber does not age gracefully. Check the date codes on your tires and replace them if they are over 5 years old no matter how good they look & feel (old rubber simply cannot flow around the irregularities in the asphalt well enough to grip, especially if it is cool or wet). If your bike still has the original rubber brake line(s) (should be replaced every 2 or 3 fluid changes = 5 or 6 years) I recommend shopping for modern stainless braided ones (they last practically forever and double the life of the fluid). And don't forget things like the rad hoses and the boot between the engine and swingarm (they can crack on the bottom where you don't see it).
 
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