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I want to wire up a GPS charger to my 2008 VTX 1300 headlight. Which wires to I wire it to?

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If you plug into the low beam wire , it won't charge when it is on high beam (and vice-a-versa). I recommend you put on a cheap accessory plug (similar to a cigarette lighter only plastic).You can hide it in a tool bag. A standard charger will draw power even if it does not have anything to charge plugged into it( not desirable). An accessory plug will allow you to plug in a cell phone,radar detector,etc. or unplug easily. If there is no accessory wire listed in your owners manual , I recommend you tie into the power wire going into the winker relay. This should give you power any time the bike is turned on.

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