Added some power outlets
Results 1 to 19 of 19

Thread: Added some power outlets

  1. #1
    Very Active Member Chrispy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Location
    Delhi, Ontario
    Posts
    202

    Default Added some power outlets

    Iíve been thinking of a way to add a USB power outlet to the 9 but keep a clean look, hereís what I came up with

    Found this set on Amazon that claim to be good for marine use



    Then added the USB outlet to the speedo bezel for cell phone charging, or GPS whenever I go buy one





    Then the 12V socket I installed in the left side plastic... if I go on a long trip, I can throw in a tire repair kit and small air compressor in case I ever run over a nail/screw etc


  2. Remove Advertisements
    M109Riders.com
    Advertisements

  3. #2
    Very Active Member Stavros's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    King City, Ont
    Posts
    8,247

    Default

    Nice ! Needs to keep the wife wired in,for better and more frequent cruisin !!
    Stav

  4. #3

    Default

    Great idea. Any chance you can post the link to the product?


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

  5. Remove Advertisements
    M109Riders.com
    Advertisements

  6. #4
    Very Active Member W8INLINE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    119

    Default

    Nice clean look
    <img src=https://www.m109riders.com/forums/signaturepics/sigpic65778_1.gif border=0 alt= />

  7. #5
    Very Active Member NoSetFine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    828

    Default

    On top of the speedo! Hey, that's a great spot!
    I have mine way low under the nacelle and although discrete, it is clumsy to access. Nice idea.


  8. #6
    Very Active Member Chrispy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Location
    Delhi, Ontario
    Posts
    202

    Default Added some power outlets

    Thanks guys! I spent a fair bit of time looking at different options and this one seemed to hit the nail on the head.... last thing I want to do is make a brand new bike look like s*** lol

    But I will admit, itís a tight squeeze for the USB plug, I had to get butt connectors where the wire comes off the side in order to clear the tank



    Quote Originally Posted by DualReaktor View Post
    Great idea. Any chance you can post the link to the product?


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    Absolutely

    https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01D4LR0ZO/..._Jjf2Cb2WMFXVF
    Last edited by Chrispy; 1 Week Ago at 01:15 PM.

  9. #7

    Default

    Sweet! Thanks!


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

  10. #8
    Very Active Member FlyingCircus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Saskatchewan Canada
    Posts
    2,618

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrispy View Post
    Thanks guys! I spent a fair bit of time looking at different options and this one seemed to hit the nail on the head.... last thing I want to do is make a brand new bike look like s*** lol

    But I will admit, it’s a tight squeeze for the USB plug, I had to get butt connectors where the wire comes off the side in order to clear the tank





    Absolutely

    https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01D4LR0ZO/..._Jjf2Cb2WMFXVF

    Great idea. I've been wanting to do this before holiday ride. Last year I'd be charging my phone and headphone amp/Bluetooth at gas stations. The socket you mounted on the left cover is a lighter port? And where did you get the 90 degree connectors?

  11. #9
    Very Active Member Chrispy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Location
    Delhi, Ontario
    Posts
    202

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingCircus View Post
    Great idea. I've been wanting to do this before holiday ride. Last year I'd be charging my phone and headphone amp/Bluetooth at gas stations. The socket you mounted on the left cover is a lighter port? And where did you get the 90 degree connectors?
    Yes the left side socket is your typical cigarette lighter socket.... I figure on long hauls I can throw a tire repair kit and an air pump in the saddle bags and in the event I ever get a nail in a tire, I can patch it and air it up on the side of the road

    And the 90 degree connectors I just got at Canadian tire, only crappy part is they only came 2 in a pack, I grabbed an extra package just in case I screwed up crimping them on though lol

  12. #10
    Very Active Member FlyingCircus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Saskatchewan Canada
    Posts
    2,618

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrispy View Post
    Yes the left side socket is your typical cigarette lighter socket.... I figure on long hauls I can throw a tire repair kit and an air pump in the saddle bags and in the event I ever get a nail in a tire, I can patch it and air it up on the side of the road

    And the 90 degree connectors I just got at Canadian tire, only crappy part is they only came 2 in a pack, I grabbed an extra package just in case I screwed up crimping them on though lol

    Perfect. I bought a stop and go tire repair kit with pump with cigarette lighter cord for the pump.

  13. #11
    Very Active Member FlyingCircus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Saskatchewan Canada
    Posts
    2,618

    Default

    I got the ones you shared the link for along with the Stebel air horn today. Just screwing around with placement I think this will work perfectly. They fit nice and snug in the riser holes and will put some silicone on the nuts to secure them. Mess around with different sized heat shrink on the connections to finish it off. And the wires can go along down with the rest

    Sent from my LG-H933 using Tapatalk

  14. #12
    Very Active Member FlyingCircus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Saskatchewan Canada
    Posts
    2,618

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrispy View Post
    Iíve been thinking of a way to add a USB power outlet to the 9 but keep a clean look, hereís what I came up with

    Found this set on Amazon that claim to be good for marine use



    Then added the USB outlet to the speedo bezel for cell phone charging, or GPS whenever I go buy one





    Then the 12V socket I installed in the left side plastic... if I go on a long trip, I can throw in a tire repair kit and small air compressor in case I ever run over a nail/screw etc


    I'd take the other key off the bike key. I had one like that and it tends to blow back and scratch the crap out of the side cover

  15. #13
    Very Active Member Chrispy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Location
    Delhi, Ontario
    Posts
    202

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingCircus View Post
    I'd take the other key off the bike key. I had one like that and it tends to blow back and scratch the crap out of the side cover
    I like how you installed them in the risers!! If I had that style I would have done the same lol

    That second key is for my Corbin saddle bags, itís the only reason why itís there lol

  16. #14
    Very Active Member FlyingCircus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Saskatchewan Canada
    Posts
    2,618

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrispy View Post
    I like how you installed them in the risers!! If I had that style I would have done the same lol

    That second key is for my Corbin saddle bags, itís the only reason why itís there lol

    Got lucky on the riser's holes were perfect diameter. But the extra key will scratch up your side panel. I put mine in my pocket now cause of that

  17. #15
    Very Active Member Chrispy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Location
    Delhi, Ontario
    Posts
    202

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingCircus View Post
    Got lucky on the riser's holes were perfect diameter. But the extra key will scratch up your side panel. I put mine in my pocket now cause of that
    Thanks for the tip, Iíll double check to see if that key can actually reach the paint or not.... hopefully not lol

  18. #16
    Very Active Member JUDAH-9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    San Antonio, TX
    Posts
    4,214

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrispy View Post
    Thanks for the tip, Iíll double check to see if that key can actually reach the paint or not.... hopefully not lol
    Another option is to put the Corbin trunk key under the seat and inside of the little compartment for the tool kit. In doing so, the key would be accessible without potentially scratching the paint on your side cover.

  19. #17
    Very Active Member Chrispy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Location
    Delhi, Ontario
    Posts
    202

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by JUDAH-9 View Post
    Another option is to put the Corbin trunk key under the seat and inside of the little compartment for the tool kit. In doing so, the key would be accessible without potentially scratching the paint on your side cover.
    Another good idea! Thank you!

  20. #18
    Radio Active Member rynosback's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Traveling America
    Posts
    27,246

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingCircus View Post
    Great idea. I've been wanting to do this before holiday ride. Last year I'd be charging my phone and headphone amp/Bluetooth at gas stations. The socket you mounted on the left cover is a lighter port? And where did you get the 90 degree connectors?
    I used those same connectors for the Stebel horn side mount install. Clean looking install also.
    Bang for the Buck Mods link CLICK HERE
    Coming to a city near you..

  21. #19
    Very Active Member FlyingCircus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Saskatchewan Canada
    Posts
    2,618

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by rynosback View Post
    I used those same connectors for the Stebel horn side mount install. Clean looking install also.

    Where did you do side mount Stebel horn install? I've been dinking around trying not to put in headlight bucket so it is wide open and louder


    I found a spot I could do some modding and mount to my exhaust mount on the inside by the rear tire. I've seen doing it in headlight bucket which actually looks the easiest but am concerned about losing DBs
    Last edited by FlyingCircus; 2 Days Ago at 09:31 PM.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts