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Hi all,
Just got my new 09 green V. I love this beast.
Can anyone recommend a good and comfortable GPS mount for the Garmin Nuvi 255 and a good source to get it from?
 

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I mounted my Garmin 255WT on my BMW K1100RS with this RAM mount like this:



It's called the "twist and tilt" mount. Here is an Amazon link with it, ignore the "aqua box" part of it. The mount attaches to either an unused mirror hole or, as in my caes, a spare hole in the clutch lever housing.

http://www.amazon.com/RAM-B-181-AQ6U-Medium-Motorcycle-Magellan-Devices/dp/B002GPPJZ8

And try this chart to find the GPS holder for your model,

http://www.ram-mount.com/Portals/0/Skins/NationalProducts/pdf/twisttilt.pdf

Oh, by the way, I did get an "aqua box" for the GPS and it was a waste of money, first off, it was HUGE!, like having a small TV on the bike, then the plastic membrane that goes over it creates a glare that I can't see the GPS through. So, for the time being, it's a "fair weather" GPS for now....
 

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I've attached pics of what I've done. It's worked out well for me. I bought the Versys about a month ago, put almost a thousand miles on it, and the "mount" hasn't budged. As you can see, if you can afford 2 zip ties, you can mount your GPS.

To explain, the handlebar mount offers a surprisingly flat, central location for the GPS. Just hold it in place, criss-cross two zip ties around, tighten, trim, and you're done. I think it actually looks pretty cool. Go on eBay, buy an extra suction mount and cord for your car for maybe $20 and you can use the GPS in your car as well.

Unrelated, but in case you're wondering, it is attached to trimmed/mounted charging cord which is, of course, plugged into the aftermarket 12V outlet. The outlet is in a sheet metal "dash" I constructed. I saw the area between the OEM dash and windshield as wasted space. You can go down to the hardware store, get some sheet metal, bend, shape, drill, and paint it and do the same thing. The nice thing is that it offers an area to put the 12V without drilling into your bike's dash, and offers space for something else like a thermometer. I want to ride in the winter, but not below freezing when ice is on the roads.

Tim
 

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I've got the Nuvi 265WT, follow the link for all the pieces and picture.

http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums/showpost.php?p=54907&postcount=14

I got the Ram Mount pieces from GPS City, and the Tom-Tom MotoWerk mount already has the holes for the Ram Mount base plate drilled.

Watch the 200 series cradle vs. the 200W cradle. If you have the 255W (wide screen) you need the W cradle.

I didn't notice there was a difference until after the smaller cradle arrived.
 

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I would start with a motoworks universal gps mount http://motowerk.com/Versys.aspx
next get the ram mount gps holder for your specific gps I have a nuvi 255w http://www.ram-mount.com/CatalogResults/PartDetails/tabid/63/partid/082065077045072079076045071065050052085/Default.aspx
you will have to drill a few holes in the motoworks universal mount so as to screw the ram holder on. motoworks has instructions on his web sight to show how you install his mount.
I did the exact same setup with my Garmin! Works great!
 

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I've got the Nuvi 265WT, follow the link for all the pieces and picture.

http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums/showpost.php?p=54907&postcount=14
I followed this almost exactly for mounting my Nuvi 1490T. The only difference was, when I ordered, Motowerks was out of the mount for the TomTom, so I ordered the mount for the Zumo660. It has the exact same holes and so works perfectly with the RAM Mount stuff. I think the only thing missing was some bolts and nuts and I bought those at Lowe's.
 
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