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View Results: Interest in buying trailer lights for LED turn signals?
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:30 PM   #1
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DIY turn signals group buy

I bought these about a week ago and have no issue with their function so far. I'll copy and paste a post I had over on the kawiforums.

Been wanting to get this done for a while, finally found parts that I liked the best.

Uni-Lite Mini LED Side Marker/Clearance Light w/ Grommet - 2 Diode - Sealed - Amber w/Clear Lens Optronics Trailer Lights MCL11CAKB

Bought two of these puppies for testing




Waterproof, cheap, comes with diode, wires, and a mounting grommet (the best part!)

I decided to mount them on my handguards, drilled 2 11/16 holes and squeeeeeezed them into place! Simple, effective, bright, and fun!





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A quick video of the blinkers in action!






Perfect for dual sports who are tired of breaking off turn signals stalks. I talked to the distributor and directed me to an application link. I will be making a poll, if you are interested subscribe to the thread and vote yes. After about a week or so, depending on # of those interested, I'll complete the application and see if I can get a discount for all of you people!!!
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Old 08-27-2014, 03:57 PM   #2
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I wonder how bright those things are when you get 60-100 ft. away, in daylight.
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Old 08-27-2014, 04:16 PM   #3
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I wonder how bright those things are when you get 60-100 ft. away, in daylight
Yeah, it would be great if we could see a picture like that!
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Old 08-27-2014, 04:17 PM   #4
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I wonder how bright those things are when you get 60-100 ft. away, in daylight.
These are brighter than the stock incandescent bulbs, that's for sure. I have the same lights on my trailer as marker lights and they are very visible.
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Old 08-27-2014, 04:20 PM   #5
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I kind of wish I'd waited if I'd known Matt would try this. I already ordered four and have them on the way. From his video from the other thread it is pretty apparent they have some serious lumens.
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Old 08-27-2014, 04:30 PM   #6
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yeah I know, already bought my rear set too, shoudla waited for the group buy, oh well, pioneers are the last to benefit I suppose . I can tell you in daylight, I can see them flash from the corner of my eye while riding. People have seen my flashers at intersections and "turned in front of me" so to speak, I was turning right at intersection and traffic up ahead saw my indicator just fine.

Here are three videos in worst case scenario, bike is facing the sun, not facing the sun(so the camera is facing the sun), on a very bright day(not a cloud in the sky), my high beam is barely visible and the video is recorded on an Iphone. But you can see them blinking, much brighter in person. I probably should have grabbed video of the rear signals (stock) to compare, but they are slighty more visible in such lighting, not because of their brightness, but rather because of the size of the light.

http://vid293.photobucket.com/albums...n/IMG_2093.mp4

http://vid293.photobucket.com/albums...ain/Video1.mp4

http://vid293.photobucket.com/albums...in/Video-2.mp4

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Old 08-27-2014, 04:52 PM   #7
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I already purchased two with the idea of using them as marker light with the headlight. Not sure wether to make a bracket on the forks or try to put them in the hand guards
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