I definitely agree on not being hard wired to the bike..
Cool you did a 12v socket Bruce, was thinking of that last night. I have a few other things to sort out first before I get way mod crazy, but was talking with Baja Designs yesterday about a stator upgrade, if I do that I could run some 12v for sure. The story with my stator (per Baja) is I'm good to run blinkers and the stock headlight, but to upgrade anything beyond that I should upgrade the stator. They do a 2-day turn on a stator rewind, and guarantee 200 watts afterwards. That allows you to run some serious lighting, and definitely power some other accessories.
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