Clunk, whir, clunk whir, grind. Billy hooked up the multi meter to check system and isolate the problem.
Evidently it comes home here, yet again months later, to the starter solenoid. Out with the old one and order placed for a new one. My hope was for something a little easier and cheaper to fix, like a loose connection but nah. Still may be another short but until we get this fixed we won't be able to tell for sure.
Here he his, my Guru, putting the orange valve cap covers on his bike "Nuthin Special" during a break in the action. These little orange cap covers truly help us old going blind guys keep track of those valve stem caps when checking tire pressure. I'm glad he came to help me with Rat Bastard or else... well, he kept me sane. Least I could do was give him something cool to drink and the covers for his help.