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Old 02-23-2013, 10:57 AM   #331
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Old thread but still a good one. I have the Whelen TIR3 on a couple of bikes. Anyone following may not see the bike stop light but they are definitely gonna see the TIR. I have the Back-Off module on another bike & a friend has the strip--neither has the effect of the TIR. In fact, if viewed slightly off to the side the module is not even visible....

Those Whelen lights are pricey but definitely worth every penny. I have a couple of friends that have light bars of Whelen lights for tail, turn & stop lights. Stevie Wonder could see those.
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Old 02-24-2013, 03:14 AM   #332
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I attached the Whelen to the IQ-160 and the flicker is noticeable from the periphery, not so much when viewed directly. The Whelen is damn bright when viewed straight on. I don't have any riding experience with it on, as my bike is now parked till March. I think the stock LED tail light on my bike isn't all that bright on bright days, so the Whelen operating as a running and brake light should be good.

I have it recessed below my Givi topcase rack so I will get my riding buddy to give me his feedback once we're back on 2 wheels.


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Old 02-27-2013, 04:31 AM   #333
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The camera can't capture how bright these LEDs are. Neither can they capture the half intensity modified TIR3 by Bob's LEDs. At full intensity these lights give me a headache! They've been described by other riders as "crazy bright".

http://www.ledsbyrobert.com/

So here are the pics. I use Bobs half intensity TIR3 as a running light on the bottom and a standard TIR3 at steady burn on top as the brake light. If you don't mind the flashing pattern you only need one of Bob's LEDs. It runs at half intensity and flashes at full intensity when you hit the brakes. There's no way to disable or alter the flash pattern with the modified LEDs. This is why I bought a second TIR3, I didn't want the flash pattern. I made a custom bracket using some sheet metal but I'm thinking of making another one and mounting the LEDs directly under the top case.





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nice work NJ moto. i did something similar and made a light bar under my tail trunk using one of these

http://www.signaldynamics.com/index....category_id=47


i used a piece of aluminum angle iron to attach the lights to the bike. i used 2 lightbars next to each other to spread the loght out. they are both running/brake lights
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Old 03-22-2013, 03:36 PM   #334
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nice work NJ moto. i did something similar and made a light bar under my tail trunk using one of these

http://www.signaldynamics.com/index....category_id=47


i used a piece of aluminum angle iron to attach the lights to the bike. i used 2 lightbars next to each other to spread the loght out. they are both running/brake lights
Thanks. I move them to a different location. They are now between my top box oem light.
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:36 PM   #335
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It's so damn bright, you can't look straight at it... and very noticeable... I've noticed its effect on cars stopping quite a bit further back from me. The Skene IQ controller makes it.
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Old 09-23-2013, 06:02 PM   #336
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Received the 36 mode flasher unit and it works like a charm. Installation was simple, so simple I saw no need to take installation pics - it's only two wires and a ground wire. Unit is encased in epoxy resin so should be impervious to moisture. I was going to try to become a Dealer and offer them for sale here on the site but don't have the money to do it. If anyone wants one, they can buy one at the xdponline.com site for $19.95. I still intend to try and take some night video with my camera and try to post to YouTube - will post a link if I'm successful.



**Update**

The manufacturer of the 36 Mode Flasher Unit has added a new unit that is said over 1000 modes of adjustability, as if one needs that .

http://www.xdponline.com/index.php?m...roducts_id=186
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:12 AM   #337
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**Update**

The manufacturer of the 36 Mode Flasher Unit has added a new unit that over 1000 modes of adjustability.

http://www.3rdbrakeflasher.com/index...2682c2864fe576

1000 modes? It would take you days to cycle through them all and I bet you can't tell the difference between many of them.
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:27 AM   #338
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1000 modes? It would take you days to cycle through them all and I bet you can't tell the difference between many of them.
If you watch the Youtube video linked to on the product page, you can see some of the increased conspicuity that can be added with the additional modes. I'm happy with the original 36 mode unit I'm using but some may find the new unit more useful to them.
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:31 PM   #339
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Sadly http://www.ledsbyrobert.com/ seems to have disappeared. Any recommendations of sources for bright LED modules? the TIR3 is widely available, but not modified for dual-mode operation.
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Old 09-24-2013, 08:08 PM   #340
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Sadly http://www.ledsbyrobert.com/ seems to have disappeared. Any recommendations of sources for bright LED modules? the TIR3 is widely available, but not modified for dual-mode operation.
Watsa Mattah with doing the simple wiring job yourself? See posts in this thread starting at #232 for more info.

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The first link is broke (it's an old thread), but there are others that do work. In fact, reading through the pages of info, you'll see the different ideas and light options from others. And it'll bring you to this diagram, that should answer all your questions (I suppose);

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Old 09-25-2013, 11:59 AM   #341
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Sadly http://www.ledsbyrobert.com/ seems to have disappeared. Any recommendations of sources for bright LED modules? the TIR3 is widely available, but not modified for dual-mode operation.
try this...

http://ledsbyrobert.net/links__upcoming_events

Bob is a good guy. Met him a very long time ago.

the tir3 version 4.16 is what you want
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Old 10-02-2013, 07:25 PM   #342
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Sadly http://www.ledsbyrobert.com/ seems to have disappeared. Any recommendations of sources for bright LED modules? the TIR3 is widely available, but not modified for dual-mode operation.
He has had family issues, should be back in the shop on the 8th.
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Old 04-26-2014, 12:29 AM   #343
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Noticed the manufacturer of the 36 Mode Brake Light Flasher had changed his site's web address so I went back thru this thread and edited/updated any links I had posted.

Here's the new site link - http://www.xdponline.com/index.php?m...17b35a46d40a5b
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