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Wanted to say Hello to everyone here. Just bought my Wing 2 weeks ago and loving it. Would like to ask, I have installed a GPS after making a mount for the dash and was wondering were I can find 12 volts around the dash area to hook it up. I don't have a service manual and have not taken any dash pieces loose yet to know how. I am curious if there is a 12 volt connector maybe under one of the pockets that could be used?

Thanks and hope to be around this board for awhile. I just bought the 06 Wing and also have an 04 VTX bought new in 04.
Again thanks for your help.


Lee
 

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Ran mine to the battery. Didn't want it work off of ignition.
 

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Mines from the battery also. Didn't want to wait for it to boot up after every stop.
 

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Sean McCarthy said:
Mines from the battery also. Didn't want to wait for it to boot up after every stop.
Ditto.
 

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hook up

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Mine is wired through the 12v power supply under the front left pocket. I'd rather have it wired through the ignition so I don't have to remember to turn the GPS on and off every time I start the bike.
 

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Mine is wired to accessory.

My GPS has a built in battery. If I want to keep it running while I am stopped I just have to press any button within 30 seconds.

Even so, reboot after something like refueling only takes a few seconds and it goes right back to the route I programmed.

If you don't have a battery built in, then you have to make your decision for how you want it to operate.
 

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richard h said:
Mine is wired to accessory.

My GPS has a built in battery. If I want to keep it running while I am stopped I just have to press any button within 30 seconds.

Even so, reboot after something like refueling only takes a few seconds and it goes right back to the route I programmed.

If you don't have a battery built in, then you have to make your decision for how you want it to operate.
Mine is also like yours and I can choose to keep it going after the power has been removed. I want to thank all the suggestions and will get to it today. Its great to be able to have such information available at the touch of a button, just like it was on the other VTX board.
Thanks again for the quick help.

GWLee
 
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