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Heated grip install on 17 RGS

Old 01-10-2019, 05:46 PM
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On my 2017 it was on the left side (rider on the bike) of the instrument nacelle. It has a plug in it to keep water/crap out. The wires are purple/black IIRC. Take the plug out and connect the appropriate connector from the left grip. The other set of wires connects to the black/white plug that comes from the TBW grip, so that will be hanging around on the right side of the nacelle.

if you still don't find it, I'll go out and take my nacelle off and take pics.

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Right side of the nacelle, the black/white is in the bunch of wires for the TBW.

Right side to TBW

Left side of the nacelle, purple/black is the power for the grips.

Left side power for grips

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Old 01-11-2019, 06:44 PM
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Cut all the tie wraps you see. The wire should be in there. I installed 14" bars with all the stock cables and wires. The trick is you have to cut the tie wraps that hold the brake a clutch lines and get some slack. They are a little snug.
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I found a purple/black capped wire under the fairing... used that for now.. I will look again under the pod, but I checked pretty good already thanks for the help.

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This thread saved my bacon this weekend! Thanks to all for the helpful pics and info.!
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My grips also have an orange and white wire. Is there a place for it too or do I need to run it separately?
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