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Old 12-25-2010, 12:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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My bud has a Handlebar mount lighter tap , it attaches to the front master cylinder clamp . It's either an H-D or Kuryachyn product . I wired it from that HDI wire in the headlight nacelle . It's got a sealing cap for when not in use . Actually I think it was originally a handlebar mount cigarette lighter .
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Old 12-25-2010, 01:11 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Also , if you don't feel like running wires under your tank , pull your headlamp out and locate the 2 HDI accy. wires . The HDI wires , O/W and BLK are usually taped to the headlamp harness and are capped , only used on International model H-Ds . The HDI O/W wire is on the accy . fuse and is switched with the ignition .
mine didnt have the wires your talking about thats why i had to do it how harley would have ..if you look at the wiring schematic it shows the headlight wiring with an extra pigtail and plug for the fender light and a capped yellow for spots ..i just got the multilock connector from the dealer and made my own as shown in the pics i also have a springer classic headlight and harness i purchased on ebay from the states and it only had the yellow for the spots
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Old 12-25-2010, 01:20 PM   #13 (permalink)
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HDI wiring is part of the main harness . As far as I can see from your pics you did it correct for your application .
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Old 12-25-2010, 08:58 PM   #14 (permalink)
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HDI wiring is part of the main harness . As far as I can see from your pics you did it correct for your application .
i tried to make it look factory figured if it worked for them lol
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:39 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:10 AM   #16 (permalink)
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These little fuse holders are a really great idea if you want an easy way of taking an additional output from any existing blade fuse holder/fuse box.

Simply remove the existing fuse, plug in the piggy back unit where the fuse you just reoved was, reinsert the fuse into the piggy back unit, connect your new assessory to the wire, insert and appropiate fuse into the other fuse socket on the piggy back unit and thats it - two fused outputs from one.

You should check that the wiring feeding the existing fuse can take the extra load you are adding.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:23 AM   #17 (permalink)
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That's for the Auto-Fuse style fuses. Do they sell those for the Mini-Fuse style fuses used on H-Ds ???
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:58 AM   #18 (permalink)
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You can find Mini-Fuse style holders at Parts Express. Have bought many things from them.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:16 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Those fuse taps are sweet! I installed some Boss speakers behind a Memphis Shades bat wing. I tapped into the orange/white wire, per recommendations here, and it's golden.
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You should check that the wiring feeding the existing fuse can take the extra load you are adding.
I will add my .02 to this. The original wiring was designed for a specific voltage/amp load. If you add (or double) to the demand it may be too much for the wiring. I was going to use one of these to add some lights to my car. After researching it on several forums I decided that I didn't want to take a chance on smoking any wiring. I believe most GPS units draw around 5 volts/3 amps so you'd probably be okay, but I just wanted to make sure you're cautious on this.

The power port that Shmidty is probably referring to may be the one that I have on my bike.
I use it for my GPS and a GoPro camera.
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