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Old 02-03-2012, 09:02 AM   #21
LarryGee OP
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Originally Posted by pyoungbl View Post
For our purposes the measurement in watts is correct. To your question; I think the basic G650GS draw (ECU, fuel pump, lights) is about 250~275 watts out of the 400 available. Be aware that when the fan kicks in that draw jumps quite a bit. I'm not sure of the number but I can clearly see the change on my volt meter.
I guess you can calculate it that was as well. I've always wanted to know how many amps the item draws because I have an idea of how many amps my alternator puts out.

I guess manufacturers quote it both ways as well. Here is the specs on the tourmaster heated gear.

I stand corrected.
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