Now that I had my questions answered by some fellow cruisers, everything seemed to be squared away. I wired the electric choke back up and check the lights one more time and all finally looks like a fresh re-wire job should.
It was probably one of the bigger tasks to take on in this project, but well worth the $aving$ and satisfaction of doing the job myself! Plus, with some of the changes and modifications I made along the way, it was better I did do it with my own hands.
Now on to the next part of the project….