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post #1 of 7 Old 07-11-2006, 01:13 AM Thread Starter
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Tapping into Suzuki fuse box

So I want to run a wire from the spare fuse to my Stebel horn. I can't quite see how the existing wires are connected. None of the exiting wires seem to have a spade connector or anything. Maybe the wires were crimped before the terminals were mated to the plastic box. Does anybody know a clean way to do this?

Maybe I should forget the OEM fuse box and tap off of the switched power coming from the ignition.

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post #2 of 7 Old 07-11-2006, 10:34 AM
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Re: Tapping into Suzuki fuse box

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Maybe I should forget the OEM fuse box and tap off of the switched power coming from the ignition.
Yep, thats what I did

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or maybe wire direct to the battery using a relay fired off the old positive horn lead. good luck . . . great horn!

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Mikevstrom, good idea, we think alike. Relays are great to use and rely on to provide power without running heavy loads through you bike's wiring harness.

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post #5 of 7 Old 07-12-2006, 02:37 AM
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what kind of relay, and of what amp rating would one use to run a few accesories, i.e. radio, gps, aux lights, horns.

brands and part numbers would be great!

sorry for bustin in like this, maybe the info would help others too.

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I got a regular automotive relay from radio shack, 15 amp I think. Powered by a switched tail light wire, hooked to a Centec aux fuse box, to power all accessories.
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post #7 of 7 Old 07-14-2006, 09:39 PM
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Using the tail lite wire would also allow use of accessories while parked just by turning the key to the park position.

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