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Re: R1150R Electrical outlet question
- Subject: Re: R1150R Electrical outlet question
- From: Tpcutter@xxxxxxx
- Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2005 17:39:15 EDT
In a message dated 10/23/05 2:01:15 PM Eastern Standard Time,
I have a yellow/anthracite/black engine/black housing 2002 BMW R1150RA. The
list price for this bike was $100 extra for the color.
I purchased the head protectors only to learn that the engine mounting
points are not drilled on my bake. Haven't drilled them for fear of making
a mistake. New set to head protectors on my shelf.
It is getting cool. I thought I would put an electrical outlet in so I
could wear my electric vest. Parts man said all I had to do was remove the
cover, remove the plug, and reinstall the cover so the outlet's contacts
plugged into their receptacle. Pulled the cover and found there is no
receptacle there. No unused connectors available anywhere.
Did I get a Monday morning bike, or do all R1150Rs this color missing these,
and maybe other, items?
Does anyone have recommendations for where/how to route wiring from the fuze
block without disassembling the bike?>>
The mount holes for the head protectors are probably plugged or painted
over. I have NEVER seen a set of Oilhead heads that did not have the holes
threaded from BMW. I don't think is would even be possible to get a set without the
The wiring connector for the accessory socket is hiding down behind your
starter. It is taped to the wire harness with a little bit of black friction
tape. use a mirrir and flashlight to find it. Then gently snip the tape (not the
wires...) and free the plug and enough cable to reach to the installed
socket. Check the red cable for power, it is probably already connected and fused
in the fusebox, but I have seen some where the fuse was not installed in that