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I have the Motorcycle Larry's clutch reservoir cap with ram ball on the bike and want to hard wire the gps into the bike. Will probably only be using it on trips so I would like to remove the wiring when the garmin 2720 gps isn't being used. Anyone else done this? Do you have it hooked up to the intercom and can you get the directions thru the speakers? New to all this and used to have this wiring on a Concours and just had the directions thru my helmet speaker. Was thinking of routing the wiring up to the base of handlebars and making connectors so I could unplug from the bike when not in use. What type of connectors would work well and be waterproof? Any ideas or help will be appreciated. Thanks, Jim
 

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I think what you need is a seperate wiring harness to leave on the bike. Removing the unit itself would be fine. You will also need a connection to either the AUX connector on the bike, and a Kennedy Cell Set (or similar) to have it play through the intercome. That is if you want to listen to the radio/cb also. It can get a little confuseing, so you need to figure out just what you want to happen when the unit is on the bike. I can send you some pictures of my set up if you want. I also have it so my wife can use the gps from the passenger seat, thus freeing me to concentrate on the driving. http://www.goldwinggadgets.com/ This is a good place to get information on just what you need. Contact Jon.
 

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I think what you need is a seperate wiring harness to leave on the bike. Removing the unit itself would be fine. You will also need a connection to either the AUX connector on the bike, and a Kennedy Cell Set (or similar) to have it play through the intercome. That is if you want to listen to the radio/cb also. It can get a little confuseing, so you need to figure out just what you want to happen when the unit is on the bike. I can send you some pictures of my set up if you want. I also have it so my wife can use the gps from the passenger seat, thus freeing me to concentrate on the driving. http://www.goldwinggadgets.com/ This is a good place to get information on just what you need. Contact Jon.
+1...what he said. Self installation is very doable too.
 

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I emailed Jon at Gold Wing Gadgets. Thanks for the help and ideas. Will let you know how it turns out. I also emailed Electrical Connection but haven't gotten anything back yet. Trying to keep it simple on the Gold Wing like it was on the Concours, but a little more complicated on the wing. Jim
 

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I have the Motorcycle Larry's clutch reservoir cap with ram ball on the bike and want to hard wire the gps into the bike. Will probably only be using it on trips so I would like to remove the wiring when the garmin 2720 gps isn't being used. Anyone else done this? Do you have it hooked up to the intercom and can you get the directions thru the speakers? New to all this and used to have this wiring on a Concours and just had the directions thru my helmet speaker. Was thinking of routing the wiring up to the base of handlebars and making connectors so I could unplug from the bike when not in use. What type of connectors would work well and be waterproof? Any ideas or help will be appreciated. Thanks, Jim
houlejames,
Check this thread for info that you need. If you run it through the aux input you will also hear the intercom and CB, but no music w/o a Kennedy cell set or similar.
http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showthread.php?t=201724


Good Luck!
 
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