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Old 05-17-2011, 08:45 PM   #31
Guaging racefully
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Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Eagan or Knife River, MN
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You can save the cost of an adapter. As long as the GPS has a cable with wires designed to attach to 12 volts, you can strip them down, tin them with a little solder to stiffen them up, and the insert the stiffened wires into the BMW connector.

I did this on my GSA and on my 800 GS - no issues. Once the wires are inserted ( sorry, I don't remember the color codings on the BMW end ) a good wrap of electrical tape will hold the wires in place and weatherproof it. TA DA!
Scott Shelerud
2007 R1200RT
2011 KLR650
I cannot change the laws of physics....
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