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Alright you tech guys, need a bit of help and guidance...I'm going to start adding a few option (electrical stuff, lights, gps, amp etc.) Is there a link or page or guidance section on electrical hook ups to guide me when installing some of these items?

Is there an auxilary/aftermarket fuse box that needs to be installed to route these accessories?

Are they wired into the bike fuse box? Current/amp draw?

I figure i see so many bikes out there with all these accessories and got to wonder how they power it all :roll: Thanks in advance
 

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Sounds like your fixing to burn some plastic,i did,she took it away!
Electrical connection makes a great fuse box,and it hides away at the right bottom of your battery.Hot to the fuse box,theres a place or it and negative to the battery,that way every thing turns with key.
Nav system,I have the Iway 500 c and really like it.It is the 3 one I have had,due to some kinks,but,as I said ,I really like it and they have a great suppoet system.
If you donot have the fog lamps{driving lights)don't worry,they don't make much of a difference any way,and if you do,get the 55 watt bulbs.
' Hope that helped.
 

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Thanks I'll give them a call... :D
 

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If you are going to add several items the accessory block mentioned above is really the way to go. It will keep things neat, tidy, and individually fused. Be careful where you go for the ground. Use the negative battery terminal or a frame ground. DO NOT use the ground that is located on the accessory terminals of the original fuse block. It is good for one small item, but not several. The wire gage they used won't handle the load.

If you are going to add some serious accessories take a look at the Saratoga Power Panel...it is a favorite among Hams for connections.
(http://www.saratogaham.com/powerpanel/powerpanel8.html)

It also uses the Anderson power pole connectors that are the greatest thing since sliced bread for DC power connections.
(http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/powerpole.html)

Have fun adding your "stuff".
 

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If you are going to add several items the accessory block mentioned above is really the way to go. It will keep things neat, tidy, and individually fused. Be careful where you go for the ground. Use the negative battery terminal or a frame ground. DO NOT use the ground that is located on the accessory terminals of the original fuse block. It is good for one small item, but not several. The wire gage they used won't handle the load.

If you are going to add some serious accessories take a look at the Saratoga Power Panel...it is a favorite among Hams for connections.
(http://www.saratogaham.com/powerpanel/powerpanel8.html)

It also uses the Anderson power pole connectors that are the greatest thing since sliced bread for DC power connections.
(http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/powerpole.html)

Have fun adding your "stuff".
Thanks Bill, I'm sure I won't have any problems with the aforementioned items. Gettin' er ordered, thanks again.... :capwin:
 
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