Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: The gateway to Cottage Country, Ontario, Canada
They both accomplish the same thing. That is having the heated grips switched by the ignition. Turn off the ignition, turn off the grips.
The connector for the first one can be difficult to find, its behind the top of the radiator, but it simplifies your wiring.
With the second one you have to find the switched power source, that triggers the relay, which energizes the heated grip circuit. It gives you freedom to choose a more accessible wire but it also means you're going to have to break into, and reseal one of the wires in the harness.
Best choice is your call. I used the OEM heated grip wires to trigger a relay that controls an auxilliary fuse block.
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