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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 01-31-2012, 08:47 PM Thread Starter
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i have seen one guy around here with led strips around his front forks as turnsignals! Has anyone tried this? if so how did it hold up? I just dont see paying 250 bucks for the led front strips that victoryonly sales.. when these cost $7 a strip..
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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 02-06-2012, 10:04 PM
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i put some on from v-leds and I think they look great. on the right front side the wires are criss crossed for some reason, the negative is actually the 12V. I had to put some new adhesive, but that was the only downfall

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oh and 5 LEDs will fit perfectly, I did 6 and let them overlap by about 1/4"
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is that all vics that the left side wires are switched?
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Let's see if I did this right. First pic is the adhesive issue. For the 20ish dollars I spent I can't complain. Also the lights are not super bright, but are visible. It's hard to show how bright they are with my phone




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muzz I apologize I edited the above post for future readers, it is the right front which is criss crossed. It is like that from the factory and I have no idea why. Be careful wiring as I've heard you can blow the ACM (auto cancel module) if you wire it incorrectly and that would totally negate your savings on the LED strips

and yes I know how dusty the bike is, stupid parking garage that is from sitting for a week
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I use the MBW Fork LED turns and they're amazingly bright.

I don't think I'd trust a strip that has only 4 or 5 LEDs on it honestly... it's hard enough to get cagers to see us, why limit yourself like that?










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bandit those are sweet!! I haven't seen them on anyones bike yet, but saw them online. I was just exploring cost friendly options, if I remember right those are around $270? I ride a bobber and use hand signals, so I'm used to people not paying attention, it's hard to get noticed out there. Ride safe
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bandit those are sweet!! I haven't seen them on anyones bike yet, but saw them online. I was just exploring cost friendly options, if I remember right those are around $270? I ride a bobber and use hand signals, so I'm used to people not paying attention, it's hard to get noticed out there. Ride safe
lol, I hear ya.

Yeah, the MBW ain't cheap, but damn if they don't work extremely well. I hate, hate, HATE big ole amber signals out on stalks, so that was one of my first mods.

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