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Relay install location

I installed my relay today and figured I'd share the install location; maybe it'll help someone one day.

I installed it under the seat by attaching it to the tool kit strap hook and it came out pretty clean.

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And the relay is for ....... ?
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Ah.. details :-)

This is connected to a fuse block, providing switched power for heated grips, aux lights and gps/phone power.
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And connected the relay power to the rear license plate light power feed. I already have a brake light modulator and don't want to undo the wiring for that.
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Good luck, I powered my fuzeblock from the tail light with a Custom LEDS modulator fitted and the tail light played up with all sorts of shenanigans. As soon as I removed the power feed it was fine. No idea what the problem was. Custom LEDS didn't know either.
Anyway back to your question the only thing I used a relay for was the air-horn and I hid it in one of the tubular frame openings which is hidden from view by one of the plastic fairings.
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And connected the relay power to the rear license plate light power feed. I already have a brake light modulator and don't want to undo the wiring for that.
not a bad idea. I like that idea and less likely to accidentally cause a headlight power feed issue if something goes wrong.
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Good luck, I powered my fuzeblock from the tail light with a Custom LEDS modulator fitted and the tail light played up with all sorts of shenanigans. As soon as I removed the power feed it was fine. No idea what the problem was. Custom LEDS didn't know either.
Anyway back to your question the only thing I used a relay for was the air-horn and I hid it in one of the tubular frame openings which is hidden from view by one of the plastic fairings.
Thanks for the info.. i'll keep an eye on it, so far no issues.
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Just BECAUSE this is a thread about relays, here's where the 2015 650LT Kawasaki relay "kit" fits (front of the instruments, from behind the windshield)



with an explanation of it, intended to power a 12v plug



and an 'overview'.



I took power from wires on the left side of the gas tank (to power the auxiliary lights), to power my heated jacket liner, and plan to use the 12v plug leads to rewire my WOLO horn (one LESS extra wire to the battery!!!) and ADD the 12v plug when I get it!


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