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    Default Can I Add a USB to 2014 RTL without using T taps?

    Has anyone successfully added a USB port to the dash switches or elsewhere without using T taps - via accessory. How was it wired?
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    One option is to eliminate the analog fuel and temperature gauges and rely on the digital display. Some folks replace the temp gauge with a volt meter and you could put a USB receptacle in the left side. The diameter is 52 mm. Sorry, don't know squat about the wiring but I'm sure some folks can advise and I believe you won't have to use T taps but can plug directly into existing wiring that powered the analog gauges.
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    Was hoping to keep those gauges. Perhaps someone has another option. Thanks for the ideas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smokin' Al View Post
    Has anyone successfully added a USB port to the dash switches or elsewhere without using T taps - via accessory. How was it wired?
    What do you mean about not using T taps?

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    The easiest place to run wires to the dashboard area is the speaker grilles.

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    All four of the switches on the dash, even if there is no switch installed, have a connector underneath that have both switched 12v and ground connections. I think you can just plug a spade connector into them.

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    Didn't know that - I'll explore that option. Thanks

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