Can't find the right heated gear cable...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by SR1, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. SR1

    SR1 Back in S. Korea

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    I have an older Heat Troller hard wired into the bike. It has an SAE output. I have a new Gerbings jacket that is apparently "dual wired" so I have to power jacket and gloves separately.

    So, I need a cable that is SAE on one end, and has two coax (females) on the other.

    Where do I get this cable? Surely I'm not the only one that needs one of these.

    Powerlet doesn't seem to have it...
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  2. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Can you do something like this?

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    And then this?

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  3. SR1

    SR1 Back in S. Korea

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    Yes, but the downside is that every connection is another possible place it'll disconnect. :lol3 I would like to keep it as simple as possible.
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  4. James Bond

    James Bond Tight is best

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    Shrink wrap the connection, that will make it pretty permanent.
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  5. SR1

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    Not a bad idea, actually. Thanks!
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  6. xcflyn

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    I just went through this yesterday. Same exact situation. I ended up doing what was suggested, I cut the female coax off one and purchased the old two pin and soldered them together. I used two different sized heat shrink tube so I could double it up. Worked out great, gave it the walk away from bike while plugged in test the very first ride. Hard to get used to that plug again, I have not used one in a couple years.
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    That's how I unplug myself 90% of the time...
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  10. SR1

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    Thanks guys. Sorry for the late response, the wife and I are busy having a baby! :lol3

    I appreciate the recommendations!!!
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  12. SR1

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    Eastern Beaver wouldn't make it either.


    On a lark I called Powerlet. They asked me to send in a drawing, which I did. A week and $34 later I had a 1 meter long Y cable exactly the way I wanted it.

    Thanks Powerlet!
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