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Old 11-26-2012, 09:14 AM   #71431
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I want to add some front lights to my 09 DR but need some help. From what little I know I do know I need low voltage ones. I see ADV Monster and Rigid Industries offer some nice ones but can anyone offer any suggestions on flood lights?
I have the Denali LED lights from Twisted Throttle. ProCycle sells the same ones, called Solstice, for a bit less money, but they don't include extra wiring. I LOVE these lights. They're 10W each and are so good they almost make the headlight unnecessary. Highly recommended, just not cheap.

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Old 11-26-2012, 09:34 AM   #71432
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Rob,
How do you have them set up, do you have the option of running just one light if you choose, and what kind of switch do you have to run them? Is there a toggle on the back of each one?

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Old 11-26-2012, 09:40 AM   #71433
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I want to add some front lights to my 09 DR but need some help. From what little I know I do know I need low voltage ones. I see ADV Monster and Rigid Industries offer some nice ones but can anyone offer any suggestions on flood lights?
No, but if extra lighting for safety is what you're after, creating 'driving lights' so that the turn signals light up when not being used as turn signals is on my radar.

I haven't finished it yet, but I ordered the LED strips from ebay to install them in my DR650's turn signals.

I got the idea from this guy and his pictures on the Vulcan forums:
http://www.vulcanforums.com/forums/s...ad.php?t=28093

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Old 11-26-2012, 10:37 AM   #71434
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Rob,
How do you have them set up, do you have the option of running just one light if you choose, and what kind of switch do you have to run them? Is there a toggle on the back of each one?

Thanks
The kit I got had the usual wiring harness with a switch and relay, so they run like any aux lights would on a car or whatever. I see no reason why you couldn't wire it up to run one light at a time if you wanted.

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Old 11-27-2012, 02:51 PM   #71435
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where is everyone? 27 hours since a peep.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:40 PM   #71436
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:06 PM   #71437
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:09 PM   #71438
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:41 PM   #71439
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My new to me 01 DR650. Had a Corbin seat on it I don't like so I built my own.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:07 PM   #71440
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where is everyone? 27 hours since a peep.
I'm just waiting to do an experiment on my DR....
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:45 PM   #71441
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where is everyone? 27 hours since a peep.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:46 PM   #71442
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Where's the motor?
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:50 PM   #71443
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Where's the motor?
On the floor to the left of the kayak... Lol
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:49 PM   #71444
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Less than $1k Suspension ?

For less than $1k, is there anything better than Racetech emulators and springs up front and Racetech shock shaft assembly and spring in the rear? This is for a Baja trip ~2k miles (mas o menos).
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:54 PM   #71445
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For less than $1k, is there anything better than Racetech emulators and springs up front and Racetech shock shaft assembly and spring in the rear? This is for a Baja trip ~2k miles (mas o menos).
The net cost of my Ohlins rear and USD WP forks was under $1k after I sold the original stuff off.
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