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I have no use for a 12V socket or a USB socket… So I installed this puppy today:

Momentary 12V Rocker Switch

Wired and soldered a lead to an extra garage door remote, ran the wire from the install point, under the tank, to the rear seat compartment… and used bullet connectors under the install point AND at the garage door opener remote as well.

It’s supposedly waterproof to some extent. Feels solid, and works. We’ll see how long it holds up.


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Great minds think alike! I recently did something similar with my F2P garage door opener. I've had this unit on my last 3 bikes. With the LED headlight I couldn't locate a high beam circuit to tap so I installed a momentary switch.

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I did the same with mine.
The first switch that I had wasn't a waterproof one.. BIG mistake! I Had troubles with it! Be sure to buy a waterproof one even if your bike is always in the garage. Water goes in the switch when you're washing your bike!
 

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I have no use for a 12V socket or a USB socket… So I installed this puppy today:

Momentary 12V Rocker Switch

Wired and soldered a lead to an extra garage door remote, ran the wire from the install point, under the tank, to the rear seat compartment… and used bullet connectors under the install point AND at the garage door opener remote as well.

It’s supposedly waterproof to some extent. Feels solid, and works. We’ll see how long it holds up.
Did you wire in a relay driven by a 12V+ ignition source, so the button only works when the ignition switch on ON?
 

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Did you wire in a relay driven by a 12V+ ignition source, so the button only works when the ignition switch on ON?
No, I didn’t go nuts with it. It’s just a momentary rocker switch, with 2 leads that i soldered to the button contacts on the garage door remote. The switch itself requires absolutely no power, and basically just a button extension that will work regardless of the state of the ignition.
 
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