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Ram Mount Nuvi 550
« on: October 21, 2013, 05:43:43 pm »
Just got my ball mount installed.  Works perfect for me.







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Re: Ram Mount Nuvi 550
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2013, 12:41:26 am »
Update....added a 3BR USB port to the right handle bar for GPS power.  It's wired into the bikes GPS power plug and turns on and off with the bike.  The USB port as well as the GPS are waterproof and comes with water tight connections.







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Re: Ram Mount Nuvi 550
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2013, 12:09:38 am »
Looks great, I am talking with Mike about this as well, I am going back and forth from the one you have that is shorter and at the top of the bar and the other one he makes which is wider and connects to the lower bolts.

Your looks to provide good visibility to the Gage's.

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Re: Ram Mount Nuvi 550
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2013, 06:23:17 pm »
Out of interest, what vision of the sat nav do you have if tank bag is fitted?

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Re: Ram Mount Nuvi 550
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2013, 09:06:19 pm »
You would need a longer arm to hold the GPS up and then it would probably be in the way of the gauges.  Don't plan on he tank bag here, so this works for me.
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Re: Ram Mount Nuvi 550
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2013, 05:59:14 pm »
*Originally Posted by TwoBrothersBusa [+]
Just got my ball mount installed. Works perfect for me.










Hey TwoBrothersBusa
Where do you get your power from? Can you explain the details of getting juice from the 12V battery to a 5V USB connector on the Garmin?

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Re: Ram Mount Nuvi 550
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2013, 06:47:13 pm »
From Coconut's picture below (thanks to Coconut for the picture.  I was too lazy to take more when I had my fairings off.) he shows the 2 pin gray connector (with yellow middle showing below).  One pin is 12+ the other is 12-.  I just used pins to tap power on the connector.  (There is an accessory harness you can order that will make that connection a bit cleaner if you wish. Triumph Accessory Part - A9938122)  You'll need a meter to determine +/-, but the rest is easy.  It is switched power so the USB connector won't drain your battery over time.

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