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Has anyone mounted a Tom Tom GPS (it has a suction cup mount and a swivel base) on a 2003 Goldwing 1800.
1) Where are the best places to mount it and?
2) what did you use for hardware to mount it?
3) Where did you get the hardware?

Another thing. I installed the power outlet in the Left side fairing pocket today. I was looking for the best spot to run a cord out of the pocket (for running the GPS). Any suggestions and ideas is appreciated.

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I don't own an 1800 Bruce. Most of the Wings I see using Tom Toms don't use suction mounts, maybe they can't be trusted to stay in place.
 

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havent got a tom tom but do use my car satnav on screen
just remember to wet the sucktion cup it will then stick ok
 

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reg wrote:
havent got a tom tom but do use my car satnav on screen
just remember to wet the sucktion cup it will then stick ok
You might want it safety wired if you use the suction cup. All it'll take is a real hard jounce when you least expect it and............ smile your on candid camera.
Go with a hard mount so you don't loose it. There are other posts if you do a search on mounting locations for GPS.
 

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Hey Beecas,



First of all WELCOME to the forums!!! Nice to have you aboard!



I agree with others on having the GPS securely mounted to the bike. You don't want that coming off during flight. Something bad could happen! hahaha



However, I tend to shy away from having things mounted on my handlebars that makes me have to take my eyes off the road for more than a second or so... That's why I mounted mine in the line-of-sight over the dash. Plus, this keeps the rain off of it in bad weather.



That being said, I have a 1500 and a 1100 with this setup. It works great. I don't know the layout of the dash of the 1800's and if it would be doable.



Here is a link to how I did mine..



http://www.goldwingfacts.com/forums/forum1/124674.html



Hope this helps and at least provides you some ideas.



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I have a Tom Tom mounted on my handlebars using a RAM mount. It came complete with the longer screws needed to mount it to the brake lever/clutch lever clamps.

Works well.

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John S.
 

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Newday777,



I wonder what the life spansare of the drivers of the bikes with that amount of crap blocking the views of the road.



A reading light too?? Unreal!! I wouldn't want him riding near me! hahahaha







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Gotta read the maps at night when the GPS is in question!
 

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He even has clip boards to take notes as he is listening to his wife calls him on the cell to give him the shopping list as he is on his way to the store because he forgot to take the list with him.
 
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