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Old 11-22-2014, 02:24 PM   #1
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Battery tender plus Pigtail placement gsaw

I was going to install the pigtail to my battery on 2015 GSAW for my Battery tender Plus and I just wanted to be sure.
Black wire to the left and red wire to the right on the post?
(I think that red wire on the post is there for jump starting?)
Although, I was considering to get a Canbus Charger like this one:
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/t...for-bmw-canbus


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Old 11-22-2014, 04:50 PM   #2
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Here is a much better photo:




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Old 11-22-2014, 04:59 PM   #3
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Yes, the red wire on the post is for jump starting. If you pull your battery you'll see that it is connected to the positive terminal of the battery. The cable is quite short. Here's what the actual connection to the battery looks like.



That pic is from a GS, not GSA. I believe the two are the same in this area.
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Old 11-22-2014, 05:15 PM   #4
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I also added the battery tender connection, as you have, and also use it to keep a charge on my cell phone and iPad when traveling. Using the longer cable I run it into my tailbag(or on some of my bikes into the tank bag) then add cable from Powerlet Corp. that plugs into the SAE connector and has a cigarette plug on the other end. I then can plug a dual USB adapter into the that. One battery connection, multi use....... just trying to KISS.

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Old 11-22-2014, 05:30 PM   #5
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Yes, the red wire on the post is for jump starting. If you pull your battery you'll see that it is connected to the positive terminal of the battery. The cable is quite short. Here's what the actual connection to the battery looks like.



That pic is from a GS, not GSA. I believe the two are the same in this area.
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Old 11-22-2014, 05:31 PM   #6
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I also added the battery tender connection, as you have, and also use it to keep a charge on my cell phone and iPad when traveling. Using the longer cable I run it into my tailbag(or on some of my bikes into the tank bag) then add cable from Powerlet Corp. that plugs into the SAE connector and has a cigarette plug on the other end. I then can plug a dual USB adapter into the that. One battery connection, multi use....... just trying to KISS.

Paul
what do you do with all the excess wire with the longer cable?
just tuck in in somewhere?
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Old 11-22-2014, 05:57 PM   #7
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Tucked mine up beside the rear reservoir on the GSW.
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