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anyone retrofitted the Honda original part? mine has just arrived (mine was supposed to be fitted on delivery but part ended up on back order)

any clues as I cant find the manual on line
 

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Have posted this message on other threads today so apologies for that, but was quoted 3 hours labour fitting time plus cost of socket, $450 all up. Also wondering how hard or easy a job it is.
 

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I believe that the front fairing has to come off, there is a video of how to do this on you tube and I'm sure somebody has even posted a link on here in another post about it, so will be quite fiddly! but if you take your time I'm sure you'll be able to sort it
 

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Have posted this message on other threads today so apologies for that, but was quoted 3 hours labour fitting time plus cost of socket, $450 all up. Also wondering how hard or easy a job it is.
I have not done it but i had the front off mine last weekend to connect my GPS, I think it plugs in to the front accessory socket and if thats correct I guess you can do the job in less than an hour.

There is a thread on here with links to some videos showing how to take the fairings off, they are very useful, here is the link http://www.africatwinforum.com/forum/193-appearance-body/5729-how-disassembling-front-fairing.html
 

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I went into the dealer to ask if the accessories were in yet and... yes they were; then I looked at the prices and my jaw dropped.

'Y' lead is CAD $117+tax (Accessory Sub Harness Part #: 08U74-MJP-G50)
Accessory socket CAD $155+tax !! (Accessory Socket Part #: 08U70-MJP-G50)

HOW MUCH??!!

The first one is three plugs and some wire. The plugs are GBP5 each!
The socket, equally is not all that complicated!
 

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The 12v socket on Rugged Roads' website has me a little confused - not difficult granted - in that it appears to offer a spare connector on a Y-branch.

http://ruggedroads.co.uk/epages/00cbb604-5d1c-407e-8207-580e14387ec5.mobile/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/00cbb604-5d1c-407e-8207-580e14387ec5/Products/08U70MJPG50

Does it offer a spare connector or am I barking up the wrong tree?
It's a fuse :grin2:

The 12v Socket is generic with the red connector - to make it specific to the CRF1000 Honda have added the 2nd part of the loom - red plug at one end, fuse in the middle, 4 way connector at the other end to plug straight into the CRF1000 :)

 

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I paid $6.99 for an all weather eBay socket that connects direct to the battery with an inline fuse. Installed in 45 minutes and it works great!
 
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I installed my Oxford dual USB socket to the cigarette lighter hole and wired it and my Garmin 665LM to the accessory socket behind the instrument cluster using an Eastern Beaver plug, which is exactly the same as the Honda one.

I stripped all the wires out of the Garmin mount and separated the USB for the XM antenna, then cut all the other connectors off it and re-soldered on the power fuse. I routed the XM cable behind the weird velcro attached side strips below the tank.

The plastics take very very careful work to get the whole thing back together.

The only problem is that the fuses for the USB and GPS are now behind the Darth Vader layers of plastic.

On that note - has anyone noticed the bung on the LH inner fairing? Is that where the fuses are supposed to go?





 

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Nice photos! I did notice the bung on the inner left fairing! not sure what I will use it for but I am glad I am not the only one with Sirius on my Africa Twin!
 

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Well i got the fairings off only to find that the dealer has connected the TripMaster to the head cowl accessory socket, so guess what... I FOUND ANOTHER ACCESSORY SOCKET! Its on the offside (UK) and is hiding behind the fog light socket connector block. Result.
 

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Maybe the dealer fitted the optional Honda splitter cable 08U74-MJP-G50, this plugs into the power connector behind the fairing splitting the connection out into two. I think that is how Honda connect the power socket and fog lights on one power connector rather than using up another.

I intend to use this splitter (08U74-MJP-G50) with the Honda power socket (08U70-MJP-G50) which will leave a connector for my CREE Aux lights. I am also going to use the 08V04-MJP-G50 Honda on/off switch which is very cheap.

Waiting for the CREE lights and Honda on/off switch to be delivered so I can work out where to put an inline fuse for the lights and how I can wire up the switch to the Honda power cable/CREE connector.
 
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