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    Is adding a heated seat possible?

    Bike ('09 G650GS) has heated grips, but not a heated seat. Was wondering if like most manufactures, the wiring harness is there, just not the necessary components. I have heated clothing that I use on my touring bike, but sometimes just a bit of warmth in the seat is all that is necessary. Not planning on using the heated clothing on the dual sport.


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    Dress for fall & avoid it AlanColes's Avatar
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    Sargent do a foam conversion on those seats and offer a heated option.
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    I have never come upon a bike with the electrics already there for a heated seat. However, it is simply a fused switched 12v supply or you can feed it from a heated clothing controller if you want more precise adjustment.
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    Registered User clowry's Avatar
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    I'm not sure if they still do, but Wunderlich used to sell a heated seat pad that strapped on under your seat and plugged into an auxiliary socket. Maybe you can find one second hand.

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    Gumby Rocks! fauster's Avatar
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    Before you plug that heated seat in, make sure you have a voltage monitor. On my '05, I'm running a deficit at idle when using my heated grips and a heated vest. At 4K - 5K RPM, there's no problem.
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