Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Centreville, VA 2008 Pearly White.
Andy posts this :" I powered my aftermarket heated grip through a relay that was fused and got its power straight from the battery and the switching current to the relay I got from the Aux post on the oem fuse block in order that the heated grip would never be ON unless the ignition was turned on. All of my many aftermarket farkles are fused and relayed in this manner, only exception being the GPS, which I have to remember to turn off, but since its right in front of my line of sight, I have never fogotten it.
ORileys has the most convenient to use relay I have found so far. mine is an Optronics 40 amp four conductor relay, although the last one I bought from Orileys was not an Optronics brand, but functioned in the exact same manner ".