You've got me curious about the plug as well. Just went out to and looked at my 2011 XR and I have the same empty connection as well as two that are connected (a black one and a white one). Curious to see if the XC or XCT folks have the empty connection as well but I suspect it powers something for the XCT's.
2011 Cross Roads Sunset Red
OEM short windshield, passenger backrest, crash bars, saddle bag bars, heated grips, vinyl closeouts, tachometer, ambient temp, LED headlight, luggage rack. WD lay down licence plate.
Just went out and took a look at my XCT. There is a white plug there too, but it is plugged into something. Not sure since I didn't chase it down. There is also a black plug and another small white plug which are both connected to something as well. Maybe someone who also had a XCT can comment further.
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Current Bike: 2012 Victory - Pearl White XCT - Dutchess Rapid City, SD
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Last edited by DakotaRider; 12-16-2012 at 02:32 PM.