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Old 08-17-2011, 08:56 PM   #1486
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I am interested in buying but have had light mounts break. Are the heavy duty mounts available yet?

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Old 08-18-2011, 02:57 PM   #1487
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What is the range of voltage these are meant to operate in without harm?

e.g. 9v-14.5v for example

I could not locate those specifications on any of the product pages.

I have had one 24v burn out, the other has gone dim. I dont have HID but think it might be getting up to 15v from the charging system.

Both have less that 3 weeks use on them.

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Old 08-18-2011, 03:20 PM   #1488
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Old 08-18-2011, 05:07 PM   #1489
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Can anyone tell me how the blue light protectors effect the flood lights ?

Or is that a really dumb question
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Old 08-18-2011, 08:26 PM   #1490
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Can anyone tell me how the blue light protectors effect the flood lights ?
Gives the light a blue tint. Xpel calls it Xenon Blue. More info here

from the Xpel sight
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Old 08-19-2011, 05:26 AM   #1491
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Thx Sanjoh, Are they easy to remove?
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Old 08-19-2011, 05:33 AM   #1492
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Thx Sanjoh, Are they easy to remove?
Yes if you remove them shortly after application, becomes more difficult to remove the longer they are on the lens.
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Old 08-22-2011, 12:49 PM   #1493
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Old 08-22-2011, 08:50 PM   #1494
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:54 PM   #1495
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i want the lights always on while riding. no desire to adjust, dim, etc. i don't have HID lights.

which wiring method is recommended as the best/most reliable method in terms of the lights not burning out?

a. directly to the battery with an on/off switch?
b. connect to the low beam power line
c. connect to another power line going to the speedo that'll auto shut off with the bike off.

on my ktm950 sm, there's an aux power connection on the speedo, which have heated grips connected.. i was thinking of connecting these lights to this power source so it auto shuts off with the bike off. will it be an issue with the heated grips also connected to the same power line, esp if i am using both?

i'm a little concerned that i'll forget to turn them off one day if i connect directly to the battery.

Thanks for the feedback.
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:31 PM   #1496
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eSong: wire the lights directly from the battery with a 5 amp fuse, but use a relay with the switch line fed from the power source for your heated grips.
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:50 PM   #1497
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eSong: wire the lights directly from the battery with a 5 amp fuse, but use a relay with the switch line fed from the power source for your heated grips.
i thought the relay was not necessary...or, is it because it's connected to the same power source as the heated grips?

so, if i connect to another aux power source that goes into the speedo cluster, is a relay still necessary?

the reason i ask is because i'm also considering a set for my naked R1 project bike, which doesn't have heated grips.

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Old 08-24-2011, 05:03 PM   #1498
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i want the lights always on while riding. no desire to adjust, dim, etc. i don't have HID lights.

Thanks for the feedback.
I do not think that is a good idea, I was pulled over during the Beast in the East rally last week with my Leds on low. The motorcycle officer wanted to let me know how bright they are. No tickets though.. I have had cars flash me at night and trucks flash me also. So I found there was some time I could not run my lights even on the lowest setting on a split highway.

Food for thought.

Plus in my state ( NY) all aux lamps must be switched independent of the lighting system by law.
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:23 PM   #1499
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I do not think that is a good idea, I was pulled over during the Beast in the East rally last week with my Leds on low. The motorcycle officer wanted to let me know how bright they are. No tickets though.. I have had cars flash me at night and trucks flash me also. So I found there was some time I could not run my lights even on the lowest setting on a split highway.

Food for thought.

Plus in my state ( NY) all aux lamps must be switched independent of the lighting system by law.
Which lights do you have? How often do you get flashed?

Are they mounted low or high? or better yet, do you have a photo?

Is anyone out there using the 44s on full power? Or is this advised only when there's no other traffic around?
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Which lights do you have? How often do you get flashed?

Are they mounted low or high? or better yet, do you have a photo?

Is anyone out there using the 44s on full power? Or is this advised only when there's no other traffic around?


I use my 44's on full power, I have them on a switch and relayed through the Hi Beams. So when I need to dim my Hid Hi beam lamp, The 44,s turn off also. The other lamps are independent and in the day I run them on low and I night I will kick them up to high and turn them off when I dim the big lamps.

The lights are on a Ulysses and I would call them highly mounted. I know I can light up the interior of a car very easy with just the headlamp.
I just completed about 7000 miles in the last 4 weeks and I have been flashed to many times to count and last week pulled over for the small lights on low plus many trucks turning their hi beams on after I pass them to the point I turned the Led's off when approaching them and cars. And all the flashing stopped....
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