Author Topic: What size is fairing cig lighter opening? Looking for compatible USB outlet  (Read 313 times)

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Offline dmdrider03

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Anyone know what size the inner fairing hole is for the cigarette lighter. Nothing coming up on a search.
Some say they have enlarged there oem fairing hole to accommodate a USB port. Seems to be various sizes available online e.g. marine and mc application.
Would prefer a "plug and play" as opposed to modifying my painted inner fairing. (2003 FLHTCUI)
Thanks in advance.

(I already various interfaces for my battery tender plug and other)

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Instructions have you use a 7/8" hole saw to install the housing for the power point, so maybe this would be easier?
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Thanks. I saw that in the instructions for the power point installation on a side cover.
Still doesn't confirm the existing hole size in the inner fairings. I haven't taken my fairing apart yet and was going to place an order for an outlet. I was asking for someone that would have knowledge about the fitment after doing a similar upgrade.

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I think you'll find the hole will just clear 0.89" diam
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Both ports are 3 amp, and backwards compatible with 1 and 2 amp devices.

https://www.amazon.com/SunnyTrip-Aluminum-Waterproof-Voltmeter-Motorcycle/dp/B07GTZ89NH/ref=sr_1_17?keywords=cigarette+lighter+dual+usb&qid=1556808884&s=gateway&sr=8-17

Have to do a little trimming but no biggie
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The problem with those USB ports is that connection doesn't hold up well to the bike environment (vibration etc). If it's something to be mounted on the bars, I prefer an power cord like this one.
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Thanks, I'll use that .89 measurement in my search till I get my fairing off.

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Instructions have you use a 7/8" hole saw to install the housing for the power point, so maybe this would be easier?

That is what I use to charge my phone when on trips. $2 at Dollar General did 4700 miles without a problem.