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Re: R1200GS

Paige, You want the can bus helper from touratech:

> http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/bmw_r12gs.lasso? 
> SubCat=Special_parts&-session=touratech: 
> 42B57C40C478074EC9FCC10B06DB6DB4

I used this and it's great.  A second relay won't help anything.  The  
draw from a relay is below the threshold that the can bus can see.  Tap  
into the wire lead to the parking light is the recommended point.  I  
used the power lead to the aux accessory outlet that is optional for  
the top of the dash.  That also worked.  I don't have the aux outlet,  
but the power plug is in there with the standard harness.

You can see three pics of my lights on my friends web site (he made the  
mounts in his shop) here.  This pic in the link and then the next two  

> http://public.fotki.com/Rbertalotto/motorcycles/dsc_4.html

Sorry, but no pics of the touratech power supply rig.

Bob Hadden '05R12GS, '62R27

On Sep 26, 2005, at 9:16 PM, plpklt@xxxxxxx wrote:

>  I think you are right about just tapping into the wiring is a NO  
> NO... I plan to do it with a relay so I only pull Ma of load and from  
> a test circuit branch.  I might even use a second relay to keep the  
> load even smaller.
> I think the Can system is pretty neat but know little about it, and  
> don't want to find out by watching it smoke!.  I do note there isn't a  
> lot of wire on the bike so it must work.
> paige