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post #1 of 4 Old 08-04-2010, 09:55 AM Thread Starter
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Electrical Tie-In

I've seen an electrical fuse box on the web that is activated by the ignition switch. This particular fuse box mounts under the seat and has two power wires: one from the battery and another that ties in to the ignition that will activate a relay.

I'm wondering where should I tie in the relay so that it is activated by the ignition?
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post #2 of 4 Old 08-04-2010, 10:24 AM
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EasternBeaver makes a hit for this. Eastern Beaver - VStrom Specific - Fuse boxes

Jim has it tie into the brake light.

He also makes one for other fuse boxes, seen here: Eastern Beaver - Fuse box wiring kits. I guess you could tap into that same brake light line.

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The trigger wire is not to the brake light but to the power wire to the brake light switch. Don't forget the ground. The fuse block needs a fused hot wire, an ignition on trigger wire and a ground wire. The brown wire to the tail light that runs in a sheath down the left side of the under seat tray can also be used for a trigger wire.


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