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Anyone with a XR or HB ever install a powerlet into the right saddlebag? If so, what connector on the bike did you hook it up to?

Are these standard with the XC and XCT? if so, can anyone please tell me which connector it hooks up to?

Appreciate the help.. I am think of moving over to heated gear

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Anyone with a XR or HB ever install a powerlet into the right saddlebag? If so, what connector on the bike did you hook it up to?

Are these standard with the XC and XCT? if so, can anyone please tell me which connector it hooks up to?

Appreciate the help.. I am think of moving over to heated gear
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Anyone with a XR or HB ever install a powerlet into the right saddlebag? If so, what connector on the bike did you hook it up to?

Are these standard with the XC and XCT? if so, can anyone please tell me which connector it hooks up to?

Appreciate the help.. I am think of moving over to heated gear
If your are looking for a interface for heated gear, I recommend coming straight from the battery.

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this was what i needed, thanks. maybe a stupid question on the fact that it's constant power.

If I have a heated power plug in, but it's not connected to any heated gear, will it still drain battery?

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this was what i needed, thanks. maybe a stupid question on the fact that it's constant power.

If I have a heated power plug in, but it's not connected to any heated gear, will it still drain battery?
Nope. If nothing is sucking up power, it will not. Of course, this all changes if you ever mistakenly forget something plugged in.

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Nope. If nothing is sucking up power, it will not. Of course, this all changes if you ever mistakenly forget something plugged in.
Thanks. That'll work perfectly for my heated gear.

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Has anyone tried this on the CrossRoads Classic saddle bags. There is no actual recess for a power plug and putting a powerlet through the side of the bag looks a little tight.

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I set mine up from a plug that is under the seat. Actually way at the back just under the fender. The fuse is under the right side cover. I believe its a 20 amp. I bought a plug at a local auto parts that had a mounting bracket on it. So I took that and just hung it inside the right bag. There was enough clearance in the bag cover for me to plug it in while I ride. It worked perfect for charging the intercom while I was riding. Although you can see the wire coming from under the seat into the bag it didn't really bother me. It's not like I have eyes up my....well you know!!
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Anyone with a XR or HB ever install a powerlet into the right saddlebag? If so, what connector on the bike did you hook it up to?

Are these standard with the XC and XCT? if so, can anyone please tell me which connector it hooks up to?

Appreciate the help.. I am think of moving over to heated gear
I installed a Powerlet outlet specifically for heated gear... through the left side cover. I describe this mod in detail in this gallery of pics, captions, and parts:

http://www.billanddot.com/victory-xc...in-side-cover/

I realize that permanently altering stock tupperware is not everyone's cup of tea, but I think it came out great, i.e., I definitely pleased myself (as Ricky Nelsen sang).

As I note in that gallery, I used that same position -- below my left thigh -- for five years with my Burgman, and still think that that's the best position for a heated gear outlet. I connect my gear's coax plug with a coiled cord (like old telephones used to have) that has a coax on one end and a male Powerlet on the other.

The outlet is wired directly to the battery, with an in-line fuse. This direct connection also lets me use that outlet for my battery tender, the end of which I put another male Powerlet outlet on. (Yep, I know I could use the dash outlet on my XCT, or use an SAE connector, etc., but I find just popping in a Powerlet is easier.)

Just another way of approaching this, in case anyone's interested.

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That looks good, wspollack. I went the easier route by mounting the Powerlet Victory Primary Case Bracket Kit (p/n: PKT-065) and also got a Heated Liner Power Cable (p/n: PPC-005) as a Powerlet <> coaxial adapter.



As for power in the right hardbag, I think I used the same Powerlet plug kit that you used for your side panel (p/n: PSO-008, I believe) and powered it from the auxiliary power connection under the rear fender. I also added a fuse and a


so the hardbag can be removed easy. The Powerlet plug didn't really require any modification to the port in the hardbag other than cutting out the center of the rubber plug (to use as a seal) and I sandwiched that between two brass bushings that I got at the hardware store.




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