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Offline shiltpold

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12 volt power port
« on: December 04, 2017, 08:07:36 AM »
I recently installed the Harley 12 volt power port on the handle bar of my 2017 Sportster 1200 Custom.  It works great for my phone, GPS, etc.

I was wondering if I can charge the battery with my battery tender using this power port.

Any body done this already ?

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Re: 12 volt power port
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2017, 06:37:40 AM »
The Battery Tender End is only $6.99 - If you can't find any I have about 20 or so. As for Charging it with the Power-port? Does it only operate with the Ignition Key on? I would not use a 16AWG for that. But, perhaps it will work.
« Last Edit: December 05, 2017, 06:49:43 AM by PIRSCH FIRE WAGON »
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Re: 12 volt power port
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2017, 11:19:12 AM »
Thanks for the response Tom.  Yes ignition must be on.

I need to do a little more research.

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Re: 12 volt power port
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2017, 02:40:29 PM »
If ignition must be on to power the plug, you won't be able to use it for charging.
Pick up a Tender plug, wire it onto the battery, and you're good to go.
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