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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-01-2013, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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Need more power on the fairing for accessories !!!

I need to have about 4 more power ports for GPS IPOD phone yadd yadda.I want to add about four more cigarette lighters.I was going to run them right off the battery.Any suggestions ?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-02-2013, 12:57 AM
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I was thinking of something like this myself

http://motokaup.ee/en/electric-motor...ness-12-v.html


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Yes I think running them directly from the battery is your best bet with large enough gauge wire to handle 4 with a fuse. I would put them in the glove boxes. Four cigarette lighters in the fairing would not look very good IMHO.


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imo.... run 1 hot / neg wire to the battery and install a fuse block in the fairing.

Then you have a good junction point in the fairing to direct wire everything else. I would also run a dual USB port in the GB (i did). Check out this thread

https://www.roadglide.org/showthread.php?t=24062

and these for the usb ports

I used the dual USB port one shown in this thread. Like 15 bucks or so from amazon.

https://www.roadglide.org/showthread....highlight=port



https://www.roadglide.org/showthread.php?t=12012

good luck and post some pics when your done.

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