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Thread: Iphone 6 Plus and my GTL?

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    Drew
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    Iphone 6 Plus and my GTL?

    I love having my IPhone 4S connected to my bike. But I'm considering upgrading to the IPhone 6 Plus. I'm wondering if it will fit in the compartment on the right side of the bike. That will make a big difference in my decision.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 177171 View Post
    I love having my IPhone 4S connected to my bike. But I'm considering upgrading to the IPhone 6 Plus. I'm wondering if it will fit in the compartment on the right side of the bike. That will make a big difference in my decision.
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    I think not

    I have a 5s which I keep in an otter box which will not fit. I took the foam insert out and the problem is the overall length when you add the adaptor from the old style (4S and previous) connector to the new style. The otter box doesn't add a whole lot to the overall length but when you add the adaptor it's a no go.

    Here was/is my solution. http://www.k1600forum.com/forum/bmw-...ount-help.html

    Scroll down to Arizona Jim's post

    I use an otter box with a slip grip mount https://slipgripcarmounts.3dcartstores.com

    Sorry for the pic - sent my daughter out to take a pic, and well.....
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    My dealer advised when I got my GT to NOT put phone in right side compartment due to heat
    Have a bar bag with cable to power plug no issues..

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    Quote Originally Posted by t6pilot View Post
    My dealer advised when I got my GT to NOT put phone in right side compartment due to heat
    Have a bar bag with cable to power plug no issues..
    The same caution is in the '14 RT owners manual. Pretty amazing, a compartment for your electronic devices that they advise you not to use.

    I've found that if the ambient temp is below ~85 degrees it doesn't get too hot. I have cooked my iPhone in the tank bag to where it shut down. A piece of white paper in the map window fixed that issue.
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