Adding accesorie outlets for 2005 KTM 950 Adventure

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  1. 209ninja

    209ninja Been here awhile

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    I am interested in adding certain things to my 2005 KTM 950 Adventure such as the plug in to my heated gear, and also something that I can plug my IPod / IPhone into to charge while I am rolling down the street. Not sure where the best place is to add the wriring. The heated gear and battery tender come with a piece that connects to the battery but the battery on the 950 is underneath and behind the sealed skid plate area. I am also really interested in the outlet for the IPhone as my phone goes dead after longer rides. I may also install GPS on the bike as well. If anyone has any suggestions or ideas about parts I woud need I would be greatful.
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  2. Peanuts

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    I installed the 990 style socket on my 950 dash. Wired it into the Acc terminals behind the headlight.
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    gweaver NorCal is Best Cal!

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    I used the pigtail from the battery tender. Routed it behind the left tank, used a velcro strap to attach it to the crash bar. I put a 12V socket in my tank bag, and run a cord from the pigtail up to the tank bag. Granted, I can't run the tank bag and heated vest at the same time (only one plug), but I might make a splitter. I also mounted a fuse block in the 'glove box' and can connect the tank bag to that, but I've been having some issues there, so it's not completely hooked up.

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  4. 209ninja

    209ninja Been here awhile

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    What about hooking anything into the fuse panel in the "glove" box?
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    gweaver NorCal is Best Cal!

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    There are two sets of accessory plugs behind the headlight, but I think they're rated for low current. One pair is switched, the other is always on. You could hook one set up for a phone charger or something similar, but I don't think you'd want to hook up an electric vest or anything that draws a lot of current. I wouldn't mess with trying to add anything to any of the existing circuits, other than using the two aux leads behind the headlight.

    You could mount an auxiliary fuse block on the bike (glove box or in the tool box/trunk). Run leads from the battery to the fuse block, then out to accessories. Wire up a relay so the fuse block shuts off when the bike is off.

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    The Accessory plugs behind the headlight are connected to the ACC1 and ACC2 in the fuse panel but I suppose you could use them for other things.

    On my bike the ACC circuits supply the heated grips (switched) and GPS (unswitched). For heated gear and a power outlet I mounted a small fuse block behind the airbox.

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    The PO installed the power outlet in the glove box.

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    209ninja Been here awhile

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    Wow. thanks for everyones help. I really also appreciate the pictures as well. Is the a special powere outlet? Or is this something I can find at Radio SHack?
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    I have the exact same setup on the powerlet and acc wiring and will be copying your small fuse block setup
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    209ninja Been here awhile

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    Any ideas where to tie down the heated gear plug on the left side? And also, did you have to drill the glove box for the 12 volt outlet? Does any have pics of their heated gear plug in installed on the bike. And when you say left fairing I am assuming left as you sit on the bike correct?
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    What I have (installed by the previous owner) is a full size cigar lighter socket. You could install whatever you need. I'll take a pic of my heated gear connection later when I get home.
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    Ah, I see. thats more useful than the DIN plug, but there is not enough space in the dash for the full size socket.
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    Heated gear connectors exit the left side just in front of the seat,,, when not used they tuck in nicely.

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    Two dollars a pair at NAPA.

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    209ninja Been here awhile

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    Thats a tight set up.
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  18. 209ninja

    209ninja Been here awhile

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    did you have to drill a hole in the dash for the cig lighter adapeter plug?
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    Yes a hole was drilled, there is plenty of room below.
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  20. 209ninja

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    Did you use a hole saw on the drill or just cur through?
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