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post #1 of 20 Old 01-13-2019, 12:08 AM Thread Starter
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Weather here has been a bit wet so took advantage of the down time and installed a Powerlet plug into the side cowl upper, powered by the switched accessory plug under the tank. This will run my detector or phone charger as needed.

What a pain those fairings are, although it went a lot quicker than the first time.
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do you have any picture of the installed plug?

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Weather here has been a bit wet so took advantage of the down time and installed a Powerlet plug into the side cowl upper, powered by the switched accessory plug under the tank. This will run my detector or phone charger as needed.

What a pain those fairings are, although it went a lot quicker than the first time.
Sounds like you did an install similar to mine

I've taken the fairings on and off so many times its a 12 minute job to remove and replace all of it

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Here's the plug and detector mount...
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Sounds like you did an install similar to mine

I've taken the fairings on and off so many times its a 12 minute job to remove and replace all of it

Love that painted fairing piece.
Looks like we put it in the same place except mine is on the right.
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nice work both of you.

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@PhuketPaul how much did you lower the front? how does it feel?
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nice work both of you.

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@PhuketPaul how much did you lower the front? how does it feel?
Its no longer lowered, I did lower it 4mm but with the new shock and the 200/55 rear tyre the front is now back to stock height and turns in beautifully.

Did a fast 400km ride with a mate on his 750 yesterday and my bike felt absolutely awesome, perfect even - Engine was smooth and powerful and every point in the range, suspension was compliant but handled wonderfully - It felt like perfection - couldn't have asked for anymore
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Is it fair to assume that this is only waterproof when nothing is plugged in and the rubber is covering the USB ports? You can't have phones plugged into the usb ports while its raining... right?
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Is it fair to assume that this is only waterproof when nothing is plugged in and the rubber is covering the USB ports? You can't have phones plugged into the usb ports while its raining... right?
That would be correct.
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As an FYI I did find these marine waterproof (while charging) USB ports from Scanstrut.com They do have a big footprint though.

The first one is 1.53" by 3.7". The second is 2.2" by 3.15". Last night I made some cardboard cutouts just to approximate the size. I think you could install the first one on the flatter horizontal part of the fairing (on an F model) almost underneath the handlebars. It would look pretty big though; not sure I'm willing to compromise that much.

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