Want to Add Lighting to the Rear Trunk


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Want to Add Lighting to the Rear Trunk

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I want to add lighting to the rear trunk on my 1996 GL1500SE. I removed the service panel from the bottom of the tail trunk to find two small green two-pin connectors in the harness that have 12vdc when the ignition is on. They look like auxiliary lighting connections for some models. My question: does anyone know where I can find the mating male two-pin connector that fits with those existing connectors?


Thanks for any help!

Steve


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Re: Want to Add Lighting to the Rear Trunk

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I believe these are what you are looking for.
https://www.cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/2_ ... /129/36020
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Re: Want to Add Lighting to the Rear Trunk

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Rambozo, thank you so much. I think you're right. Much appreciated.
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ive been wondering about them just need a switch so when u open the lights come o
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Re: Want to Add Lighting to the Rear Trunk

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Those work very nice :)
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Re: Want to Add Lighting to the Rear Trunk

Post by Sadanorakman »

Have you considered also adding a mirror? And a vanity basin? Hair dryer? TV?

But in all seriousness, does anyone know what feeds those two connectors, and therefore how much current it's safe to draw from that circuit please?
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Re: Want to Add Lighting to the Rear Trunk

Post by Happytrails »

Those look like factory connections for hondaline outer trunk lights.


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