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post #1 of 3 Old 11-07-2013, 01:50 PM Thread Starter
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I'm an electrical idiot!

OK--so I know very little if anything about electrical stuff. So--here's the help I need:

I use my KLR mostly for winter riding. I have Oxford heated grips and want to start using headed gear--mostly heated jacket liner, pants liner and gloves. Does a stock 2009 KLR put out enough electrical juice to handle all this stuff? Also, if I changed to LED headlight bulbs--will that help? Thanks for your help!

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post #2 of 3 Old 11-07-2013, 02:00 PM
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'08 and later ougtha handle the electrical load you propose, IMHO.

LED will save you some wattage, but . . . I'd expect your stock stator to do just fine.

Generation 1 ('07 or older)? Maybe not!
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post #3 of 3 Old 11-07-2013, 04:47 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks--I appreciate the info!

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