How to Install 12V Outlet / Fan Switch

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  1. Jul 8, 2013 #21

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    great ideas guys thanks.....
     
  2. Jul 8, 2013 #22

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    +1. Straight to the battery is best if you're going to load the circuit up with anything other than a cell phone. I'm looking for a new spot for mine. The fork neck cover broke on me after a while, right where the hole for the socket was.
    I have a fused jack for heated gloves near the lock for the top lid. I think I'll just work off that for my cell phone.
     
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    I bought this at Wal-Mart and direct wired it to my battery.....

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    and I bought this

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    So I can hook up the clamps if I need a jump or if I need to give a fellow motorcyclist a jump, or I can plug this to it

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  5. Sep 14, 2013 #25

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    I like it in the neck piece, but the plastic always cracked after a while, on mine. Nothing like a means to charge up a phone.
    Steve
     
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    I have a SAE behind the dash, below the tree. I have use it for charging the battery and I can power my gps or my tire inflator or any other accessory. It's wired straight to the power distribution box with a new 10A fuse. Pretty handy :)

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    This is Wat I used when I first used to own my vmax . Would wise it straight from battery would be there permanently . I would use it to keep battery tender plugged in would just the it to frame . I would also run my gps off it and would put cig lighter adapter under faux tank . It never let of down . I have a pic of it on my page I think
     
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    Here's what mine looks like.
     

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    Will the fan still kick on by itself if it needs to without manually flipping the switch?

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  10. May 24, 2014 #30

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    Check this one out.


    And yes if you install it the correct way it will turn on as it always has. You can just turn it on before the normal temp. It's good for when you are stuck in traffic to turn the fan on before it gets to hot.
     
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    Got the fan switch hooked up. Ive read where people have said "make sure you dont leave it on after you turn your bike off". It cuts off with the key. Ive had my charger plug hooked up for months but just discovered that when i plug my (older) Garmin into it via a usb cord, it thinks its hooked to a computer and wont work..just charge. If i use the garmin car charger, it works fine but the charger plug is too big and hits my forks at even a slight turn. Grrr....headed to the Ride Of The Patriots, followed by Rolling Thunder into D.C. In the morning so wish that would work. Time for some re-adjustments when i get back.

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