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Old 08-13-2009, 04:20 AM   #61
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I run the VisonX set up on the Scrambler and could not be happier. These are LED so draw only 10w and .75amp so no relay needed. They really light up the roadside, the trees and the road for great distance as well. Only downside is that they are way too bright for use as day-time running lights so they are hard wired to the high beam wire coming off the main headlight globe.
These look interesting. 900 lumens is about half the light of the scmr16 (each one is a little sun attached to your bike.) I found them for $120 each on amazon but didn't do any comparison shopping.

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Were did you purchase yours - happy with price/service?

Mounting brackets come with package or sepparate?

"Too bright for day time runners" - I have been using the TT's as day time runners - love the extra 'presence' it gives me. Too bright for use at night though (in traffic) as it cooks everyone in its path.
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Old 08-14-2009, 01:31 PM   #62
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I installed a set of VisionX lights on my '09 F650GS and posted a thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=481009

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Old 08-18-2009, 03:36 AM   #63
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I installed a set of VisionX lights on my '09 F650GS and posted a thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=481009

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Nice write up - thanks. My scmr16's should have made it to TTyesterday - will see what they have to say. One more chance will be my route then to these if failure again.
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:50 AM   #64
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I also installed a pair of the Vision X LEDs on my 800. I mounted them onto my Holan Crash bars. Great lights, well built, very bright.

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Old 08-18-2009, 04:47 PM   #65
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I also installed a pair of the Vision X LEDs on my 800. I mounted them onto my Holan Crash bars. Great lights, well built, very bright.
Could you show me a closer shot of your setup? I have the 650 twin with the Holans and once I get home next month from this trip I WILL be mounting accessory lights... should've done it beforehand...
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Old 08-20-2009, 05:23 AM   #66
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Found great pricing on the VisionX

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I installed a set of VisionX lights on my '09 F650GS and posted a thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=481009

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First I gotta ask - is this forum a great resource for knowledge, or what? I liked the set up that FRTZL used so did some searching for the VisionX Euro LEDs. I found a direct reseller that will give killer pricing on them an all VisionX products. Contact Matt at macneillindustries.com and let him know you heard about his company on ADVrider. Don't know if it will help to mention my handle but you can. Soon as I get my set up complete I'll post pics. Good luck.
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Old 08-27-2009, 01:13 AM   #67
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on the wagon

FF50 left (in pic) vs VisionX right

For this shot I was seated and the engine was off.



FF50 left (in pic) vs VisionX right

For this shot I was standing and the engine was on.



I've run those Hella FF50s for 5 years an over 100,000 miles, but the casings continue to crack and it's hard to find replacements. I replaced the left one 2 weeks ago and within 30 miles it had cracked again. I think the vibes from this particular engine are in compatible (I've cracked 400% more on this bike than the previous 2).

The VisionX are LED and in a nice metal casing. Very impressive. 900 Lumens is not great for lighting up a road, but it is good for conspicuousity, which is what I'm using them for....and bonus- .75 amps.

They may work for lighting the road as well, but I haven't ridden them yet. I'm working for aiming the lights for that fine balance between "hey cager, see me" and "die you-evil-armored-4-wheeled-cellphone-toter".
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Old 08-27-2009, 02:29 AM   #68
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They may work for lighting the road as well, but I haven't ridden them yet. I'm working for aiming the lights for that fine balance between "hey cager, see me" and "die you-evil-armored-4-wheeled-cellphone-toter".
If they really had this setting I'd buy them in a heartbeat.
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Old 08-30-2009, 05:15 AM   #69
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Underwhelmed

My lights arrived at TT on Monday 8/17.

Gave them a week then called on 8/24 to check status. 'Still being processed - probably get to 'em this afternoon.'

Called the rep at TT again yesterday - 'haven't had a chance to open them up and take a look - been slammed.'

'When do you need them back?'

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Old 09-08-2009, 02:16 PM   #70
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Has anyone received their TTs back?

MuleWife is still waiting to hear from Trail Tech about her lights.

Not one word as to the status.

Anyone here heard back, and better yet, received their lights?
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Old 09-08-2009, 06:58 PM   #71
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PIAA HID Cross Country lights

Has anyone tried these



They mount on the side bolts that hold the main light
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Old 09-09-2009, 04:57 PM   #72
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MuleWife is still waiting to hear from Trail Tech about her lights.

Not one word as to the status.

Anyone here heard back, and better yet, received their lights?
I called TT last Friday and was told that my lights were headed back to me this week. Never had a call initiated by TT.

Will update when I have them in hand.
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:21 PM   #73
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May as well PIAA's

Using the same bracket shown with PIAA's HID's above ...


I may not see as well as I would with their HID's but at least I'll be seen:



Looks good ...

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Old 09-10-2009, 04:35 PM   #74
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Using the same bracket shown with PIAA's HID's above
What are they called, where did you get them and how much $$?

Looks like good solution. Do they shake / vibrate a lot ?
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:52 PM   #75
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Using the same bracket shown with PIAA's HID's above ...
That is the perfet mount... looks azing and is exactly what I need.
Where did you get the mounts?
Do they seem sturdy enough?

BTW, the lights on your bike look awesome
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