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I am trying to figure out a way to power my EVO4g Cell phone while I am on my bike, so that when I go around the island, the GPS wont kill it in an hour.

Any suggestions, ideas, parts?

All the help is much appreciated
 

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I am trying to figure out a way to power my EVO4g Cell phone while I am on my bike, so that when I go around the island, the GPS wont kill it in an hour.

Any suggestions, ideas, parts?

All the help is much appreciated
What I did to power my GPS is to connect a headlight extension between the headlight socket and the headlight bulb:




I then tapped into ground (the black wire) and positive -the low beam wire (yellow) and got my 12 volts. If you put this extension in you can remove it for warranty work and no one is the wiser. Power goes on and off with the low beam headlight and that's what I run on most of the time.

I bought my "HEAVY DUTY WIRE HARNESS H4 HEADLIGHT PLUG-N-PLAY BULB" on eBay for $9.72 US
 

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What I plan to do is run a relay off of the cut off switch. The relay is just to turn power on and off directly from the battery with it's own fuse. This way I wont be overloading any existing circuits and wont run the battery down if I forget to unplug something. Might even be able to use the fuse box where the ABS fuse would normally be, we'll see. But then I'll just have a 12v socket hidden somewhere with my 12v to USB adapter and charge devices using there normal USB cord.
 

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your thread got me thinking.
i just ran a couple wires directly to the battery.
loosened the connection on the battery and
inserted the wire/retightened.
threaded the wire inside the panels
when the main seat is off,you can almost
push the wire but i had to use a clothes hanger.
no fuse just hard wired because anything i plug
into it will have a fuse already in the plug.
tucked in tight with a little black zip tie.
 

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I honestly recommend running a relay and fuse setup. Fuse is for safety and the relay is because if you leave anything plugged in. The little motorcycle battery wont last very long. So if it's wired to the ignition or the cut off switch with a relay then you wont need to worry.
 
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