The new Posi-Lock Mini connectors are perfect for those hard-to-reach tight spaces on motorcycles. Posi-Locks were first introduced on webBikeWorld nearly 10 years ago and I’ve been a big fan every since. They’re perfect for motorcycle use, making it very easy to splice or tap wires without soldering.
And they’re removable, adjustable and reusable, so you can instantly add or remove more wires for accessories like horns, lights, radios and other gear with little effort.
I like Posi-Locks so much that we arranged to sell them on webBikeWorld to motorcyclists all over the world. I have also remained in contact with the designer of the original Posi-Lock connectors and we have provided feedback on new products from a motorcyclist’s point of view.
Now I’m happy to announce that some of these new designs are now ready for sale.
The new Posi-Lock and Posi-Tap “Mini” connectors have all the features of the originals in a new smaller form factor. The new Posi-Lock Mini connectors are ideal for fitting into those tight spaces on a motorcycle. Not that the original Posi-Locks are bulky, but the Minis are even sleeker.
The Posi-Lock Minis are now available in four different types in both Posi-Lock and Posi-Tap types.
Another new type of Posi-Tap is also now available: the Posi-Tap Mini “SwivelHead”. This is based on a request I had for a Posi-Tap design that would allow either side to be tightened without twisting the wire on the opposite end.
Here’s a photo comparing the sizes of the original vs. Mini Posi-Locks and Posi-Taps and I’ll describe each below, along with details on the new Posi-Lock Kit 15 available now!
The new Posi-Lock 18-24 Mini connector (PL1824MINI, Red) is is a smaller version of the “workhorse” Posi-Lock familiar to webBikeWorld readers, the 18-24 gauge red connector.
The Posi-Lock Mini 18-24 design was based on a request for a smaller-sized Posi-Lock for motorcycle use. It is about half the size of the original and it’s a good fit inside motorcycle wiring harnesses and other tight areas.
Posi-Tap 1800 Mini
The new Posi-Tap 1800 Mini (PTA1800MINI, Red/Black) is a smaller hybrid version of the Posi-Tap 16-18 found in the webBikeWorld Posi-Lock Kit 14 and 14B (in either red or blue).
It looks very similar to the useful Posi-Tap 20-22 also provided in the webBikeWorld kits.
It has a slim straight barrel design, rather than the tapered body found on the 16-18, making it easier to fit in the tight confines of a motorcycle.
Here are four photos:
The first photo set below on the left compares the original Posi-Tap 16-18 with the new Posi-Tap 1800 Mini while the photo on the right compares the new Posi-Lock 18-24 Mini with the Posi-Lock 14-16 and 18-24 originals.
The second set of photos compares the original Posi-Lock 18-24 connector with the 18-24 Mini (left photo) and the photo on the right compares the Posi-Tap 16-18 with the new Posi-Tap 1800 Mini.
Posi-Tap 20-22 Mini
The new Posi-Tap 20-22 Mini (PTA2022MINI, Red) is slightly smaller than the very useful Posi-Tap 20-22 original, but the Mini has a tapered barrel design.
It’s sort of a combination of the original Posi-Tap 20-22 on the wide end and the new Posi-Lock 18-24 Mini on the narrow end.
Both the Posi-Tap 20-22 Mini and the Posi-Tap 20-22 original are among the most useful Posi- products for motorcyclists because they make it easy to tap into those thin-gauge power or ground wires found on motorcycles under the dash and elsewhere.