|02-25-2007, 11:56 AM||#16|
Joined: Jul 2001
Location: Sacramento, CA
Did the same for my bike. The stock housing sucks. Plastic reflector, plastic bulb socket, loose connections. I found many times that I didn't have one of the filaments working just from loose connections. Nice and safe.....
So, I bought the $30-ish truck and/or trailer LED setup from Napa. It took some fabrication work to make a mount, but it's much more reliable and visible. I have the stocker if I should ever want to go back to stock, but why?
'05.5 950 Adventure S "Bad Mutha F@&ker"
'04 R1150RTP "cop motor, cop suspension.."
'00 XR650R Dual Sport "Lil' Mule"
Conti TKC80 tire swing
"I don't know what you do, but I know what I do, and I don't do that." --Uncle Doug, R.I.P.
"Without the possibility of death, adventure is not possible"--Reinhold Messner
|02-25-2007, 02:03 PM||#17|
Just another Rally Rat
Joined: Oct 2003
Location: Somers, NY
I had a very similiar experience.
A HD rider pulled into a gas station behind me and asked what the tail light was that i was running because; as he put it, "man that thing is bright!".
Works for me... or at least for the last 15K miles.
'12 R1200GS Rallye Edition, '04 R1150 RT,'98 DR350SE,
'99 R1100GS,'77 R100S
I lower my passenger pegs for those riders that have gone before me
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