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Here I go ! Starting to build things to put on my Wee...
First thing I built is an instrument mount that uses the top two holes on the windshield mounting bracket. Then I built a GPS mount for my Etrex. I had an handlebar mount for my bicycle but I didn't want to have the GPS on the handlebar of the wee... So have a look and feel free to comment !
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Plate looks almost identical to the one I was going to use with a 2720; on my 650gs it was on the handle bars; when I got the Wee wanted to put it above the instrument cluster like yours; but could not read it; to close to focus on for the top of my bifocals and to far for the bottom; So it's on the bars again! Don't guess you have the bifocal problem but is it difficult to read at that distance?
 

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What about the eletrical installation?

Can you share what do you guys do about the electrical installation of the GPS?

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I have my old Garmin V, a Garmin 2720, and my voltmeter on a separate 3 amp fuse located on a block in the tool tray just in front of the seat latch; ran two 18ga wires from the 3A fuse following along side of the OEM harness that runs on the left side of the engine and feeds the instrument cluster; inside the cowling at about the point that the OEM harness has the connector for the cluster I connected a 3 pair 24 ga cable to the of 18ga wires; ran that cable to a small plastic box (approx. 1"x2"x1/2") that is mounted on the handle bars; from the box I ran one pair of 24ga (+ & -) to feed the 2720, one pair to feed the old Garmin V and the last pair is connected to a switch mounted in the side of the box; the switch feeds my voltmeter; Between the small box and the GPS's I have in-line 5 pin Din connectors that make the transition from my wire to the last few inches of Garmin power cords that I cut. I hope this is not as confusing to you as it was to me when I went back to reread it. I would put in a photo or two but have not figured out how to do that yet!
 

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No byfocals problem for me John !:thumbup:
On the electrical side of the job I will run a wire from the fuse box and install a flush mount plug on my plate. Also I will install a 12V cigarette lighter outlet on it to have the flexibility to use the cellphone charger or any other device. Will post pictures of that later on.
 

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For my 12volt outlet I used one made to be mounted in the rear bumper of a truck; has a spring loaded cap sealed wires; one of those deal where you drill a hole in bumper and has a large plastic ring that screws on from behind; ($10 at an auto supply store or the same thing for $20 at riderwearhouse). Anyway it fit perfectly in the wire ring on top triple clamp that is suppose to be the guide for the the two throttle control cables.
 

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Where do I look for instruction on making a link to a photo or posting photo; I see you have links and others have the photo displayed or thumbnails; I could not even figure out how to get a link to work in the reply
 

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I'm looking forward to see the installation pictures.
 

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Don't know if this shows you any thing you want to see; but if you can follow the three cables exiting the box the far left one is coming up from inside the cowling (or what ever you call the plastic body work); two pair in it are bringing 12 volts to the box to feed the GPS's; And one pair run to the switch for the volt meter; two cables exiting the box on the right go to power GPS's;

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This is what I just did, very basic but all I need, heated grips, 12 outlet & ram mount for gps or what ever. I also have a battery tender plug on the right side & I carry a pouch under the seat with all the adapters, including a jumper for bike to bike. I went to West marine & bought the double 12 volt marine sockets with ss terminals, 16$ & they worked great.
 

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