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  1. GL1800 Tech Board
    Got a new Garmin Zumo 396 GPS for my 2004 1800 (gen 1). Old Garmin had a jack I plugged in to the bike AUX IN in left fairing pocket, the 396 is Bluetooth, no jack. Did not want to spend $600-$700 on a "Dongle" to convert all. Tried a few things that were awkward or did not work, finally have a...
  2. GL1800 Classifieds- 4 Sale by Owner
    Bought new, lightly used. No longer have a need for a waterproof, ruggedized GPS unit. Works great when plugged in, needs a new battery. Comes with hard case, cigarette lighter cord and windshield suction cup mount, and hardwired motorcycle mount (in box, never opened). Comes with a hard...
  3. GL1800 Tech Board
    All, Could anyone tell me if the valve stems on my bike are the "proper" type of metal valve stems? Don't want the TPMS sensors to screw it up. It appears they are metal with a rubber boot and a support but I honestly don't want to take the wheels off and replace them if I don't have to...
  4. Electronic motorcycle devices
    For those that would like to learn how to use Garmin's Basecamp the New England Riders BaseCamp PC and MAC Tutorials have been updated in early 2019. Thanks to Gérard Friedman we now have a MAC version translated to French. https://www.newenglandriders.org/GPS/Learn_BaseCamp.htm
  5. GL1800 Tech Board
    Purchased a Garmin 396 for a 06 GW. When I went to mount it there are only 2 wires to the mounting cradle, charging only. Is there a way to connect the gps unit to the factory wired headset(s). From what I can tell and read the 396 is bluetooth only. Will I have to get the 595 to be able to...
  6. Wanted or WTB Classifieds
    Buying second bike and looking for a bike cradle and power cord . I figured I would try here first before hitting eBay. Pm me please or email [email protected]
  7. 2012 - 2017 Goldwing Board
    I'm not sure if it is me or if it is true, but every time I try and update my navigation they tell me that there isn't one available. The last time it was updated was in 2013 right after I bought the bike (2012 left over). If this is the case I feel that am going to buy a ZUMO. I really don't...
  8. General MC Message Board
    I am unable to find the thread: "how to update your NAVI to the latest of everything" so here goes: I downloaded the 4.60 firmware and installed it. I can recognize all points of interest and search by name, so it is not the Firmware that stopped this feature. I am...
  9. Electronic motorcycle devices
    I apologize if this is a repeat of any kind. I have had this problem for 3 years so I thought I would come to the place where I will likely get an answer. I have a 2003, A Zumo 665 and it's connected by the now defunct Kennedy Technology equipment. Everything works fine except that I cannot...
  10. Electronic motorcycle devices
    I ride a 2010 GoldWing level 2 and a 2002 Honda VTX 1800C. I had long ago equipped my VTX with a Garmin Zumo 550. I went through a long learning curve of all the possibilities afforded by having GPS on my motorcycle. Planning routes, saving favorites and even geo-caching while outriding. I even...
  11. GL1800 Tech Board
    I hope one of you gurus will be able to help me. I'm trying to update my '06 Wing to the latest upgrade from Garmin. I recently updated the firmware to V 4.60. The update installation went easily, but after it was all said and done, the road names as I approach an intersection, get all weird and...
  12. Electronic motorcycle devices
    I have a 2010 GoldWing w/ nav and am creating my own transparent overlay maps. I also have a Garmin Zumo 550 and a Nuvi 1300 (no problems here). The problem I was having is that I didn't want to create problems with the original sd card supplied with the GoldWing. I created a copy of the SD card...
  13. General MC Message Board
    Thanks for reading, I have a nuvi 260w and the oem lighter cord is gone. I put 3 other mini USB cords in and the unit keeps displaying the computer attachment graphic and will not boot up. After much fussing on and off connect and disconnect it will come on. I did manage to update the unit from...
  14. GL1800 Classifieds- 4 Sale by Owner
    ** Update: I contacted Garmin one last time and they are going to send me a new/refurb replacement. Thank you, Steve ========================================================================= I have a Zumo 550 that is 4 yrs old. It has lifetime updates. I have been having problems...
  15. Electronic motorcycle devices
    Hello, anyone have the issue with their Zumo after loading maps the unit locks at the "loading Map" screen? The unit locks and then the computer does not recognize my USB port any longer. PS: this has been my third refurb sent to me for the same issue and I think it has to be me causing my...
  16. Electronic motorcycle devices
    There have been a few posts about using the Garmin 755T with success. Has anyone used the 765T? Can it be powered by the 12V receptacle in the left front pocket?
  17. Electronic motorcycle devices
    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I hear from Garmin that they are discontinuing the "non-NT" versions for updates. This means that the last Garmin map update available for the Honda NAVI is CityNavigator 2009. I contacted Garmin and this was their reply: "The latest version of mapping...
  18. Electronic motorcycle devices
    I just purchased a new Garmin Street Pilot GPS for my bike. I need to know what adaptors do I need to supply power to the GPS. I am getting conflicting information on what adapters I need. Pappy
  19. Electronic motorcycle devices
    Anyone out there using a GPS that is not waterproof? What kind of success have you had?
  20. Electronic motorcycle devices
    The Garmin ZUMO 550 has been the state-of-the-art for many years. Does anyone know if a replacement is in the works or do you know of anything better? :lol: BH
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