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post #1 of 6 Old Jan 24th, 2008, 9:41 am Thread Starter
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Power Outlets

Where can I find adapters for my aux. power outlets? My GPS has a regular car 12v male end on it. I would like to use it with my Lt but the outlets are a different size. Maybe a stupid question, but I am new to this realm.
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post #2 of 6 Old Jan 24th, 2008, 9:53 am
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Don't know abouts your exact model, but mine only has power outlets at foot level and on the rear box.
So I wouldn't plug it in there
Many people use the electric from behind the dash light or from a distribution box attached to the battery

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Model - 02 Custom. I would like to simply plug into the outlets described.
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post #4 of 6 Old Jan 24th, 2008, 10:08 am
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Put an adaptor down by your feet and it will get broken very soon
Put a wire all the way to the rear box - not all that clever either
You could wire up something like this to a closer spot - but direct is better
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/12v-Cigar-Sock...QQcmdZViewItem

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post #5 of 6 Old Jan 24th, 2008, 10:09 am
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Start here: http://www.powerletproducts.com/

Next, try a John Deer dealer. They use the same power outlet design on their tractors.

Next would be your local (?) BMW dealer.

And, there are several vendors listed on this site that carry like and/or simular plugs and outlets.

I've used adapters to charge my cell phone, Palm, and digital camera batteries. No problems.

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post #6 of 6 Old Jan 24th, 2008, 10:14 am
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I think I purchased a male adapter from Raffy some time ago and changed out one of my plugs so I could use it in the LT socket. Most of us just use the power at the map light for power from the bike. A power cable should be available for your unit that can be hardwired in so you would only have to mount your GPS and plug it in.

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