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Old 04-14-2013, 07:25 AM   #16651
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Ah... did a little Googling this morning. I suppose the 'PacSafe' thing you guys are talking about is the wire net, and not just the retractable cable lock linked above? I have the 50L OEM bag, so I can see throwing my jacket on top, putting my helmet on the seat, and throwing that net over the whole kit & kaboodle might be a good security option.
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:15 AM   #16652
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Congrats and welcome! We expect pics when you bring her home...
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Old 04-14-2013, 10:08 AM   #16653
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Actually it was the cable lock that I was referring to. I discounted the net as it is too bulky and heavy for the few times a year I would use it.
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:01 PM   #16654
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Dumb question about heated gear...

I'm looking at buying a jacket and pair of gloves from Warm N Safe but am a little confused as to how it all gets powered. The bike comes with one BMW/Powerlet plug already, and I've added a second because I was under the impression that this is what heated gear used. Now that I've done a little homework on it, I've found that's not the case.

I see WnS (as well as Gerbings) come with their own fused battery leads. Which should I use? Are the Powerlet/BMW plugs the prefered way or doesn't it matter?

BTW, are there currently any discounts for the WnS gear?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:28 PM   #16655
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Most heated gear will use a coax connection, not a Powerlet plug, but there are adapters that you can get relatively cheap. Each manufacturer will tell you that their stuff is only meant for their gear, but it seems to me that all the stuff is pretty much interchangable .Gerbings and Powerlet both have the adapters. Look at the link below and you'll find a 1/2 dozen of slightly varying styles.
http://www.revzilla.com/heated-motor...atured&tab=all
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:24 PM   #16656
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The Tiger is a very capable machine, have you done any off road?
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:05 AM   #16657
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you can buy an adapter and use your powerlet plug if you like. But the W&S (like all heated gear) comes with a pigtail that attaches directly to your battery. Hang the end out from underneath the seat in a convienient spot and you are good to go.

The Gerbing and W&S connectors are compatable by the way. I am currently using a Gerbing pigtail with my W&S liner.
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Old 04-15-2013, 06:32 AM   #16658
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I have a full complement of WnS gear, and have no problems running it off of the secondary (under seat) powerlet power outlet. The only extra piece needed is the powerlet-to-coax adapter, available from WnS.

The wiring of the aux power outlet is enough to handle heat gear.
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:00 AM   #16659
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Dumb question about heated gear...

I'm looking at buying a jacket and pair of gloves from Warm N Safe but am a little confused as to how it all gets powered. The bike comes with one BMW/Powerlet plug already, and I've added a second because I was under the impression that this is what heated gear used. Now that I've done a little homework on it, I've found that's not the case.

I see WnS (as well as Gerbings) come with their own fused battery leads. Which should I use? Are the Powerlet/BMW plugs the prefered way or doesn't it matter?

BTW, are there currently any discounts for the WnS gear?

Thanks in advance.
Just buy a plug and fit it onto the leads. That way I easily move from one bike to the other and plug in the kit.
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:52 PM   #16660
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Mounted the GPS this weekend! Thanks to henryII for his valuable input.



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Old 04-15-2013, 10:54 PM   #16661
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Mounted the GPS this weekend! Thanks to henryII for his valuable input.



Great set up, better than on the handle bars, could you please post a pic of the bottom mount attached to the bike

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Old 04-16-2013, 05:30 AM   #16662
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Great set up, better than on the handle bars, could you please post a pic of the bottom mount attached to the bike

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Some people use the "U" clamp around the bracket but I drilled two holes to suit the diamond shaped ball mount....
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:25 AM   #16663
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Same here,
Two holes, RAM diamond mount.
Held in place by two Stainless Steel cap head alan screws with stainles nyloc nuts.
With a RAM security key wing nut replacement.
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I also have the honda remote control

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Old 04-16-2013, 06:26 AM   #16664
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Great set up, better than on the handle bars, could you please post a pic of the bottom mount attached to the bike

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Also drilled two holes.

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Old 04-16-2013, 06:33 AM   #16665
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Also drilled two holes.

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