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Old 11-17-2006, 02:25 PM   #1
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Question good turn signals !!!!

so l have been looking for some good turn signals fot the 640

1. small size

2. flexable

3. cheap

anybody got a good product that will with stand tight woods riding and will bend when dropped or hit by tree/ground

l keep buying sets that just break to easy
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Old 11-18-2006, 05:01 AM   #2
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If you have a GasGas dealer in your area, they have some really nice little indicators that will fit the bill. Also Buell have some that are very good...small, flexible and cheap (wierd huh?)
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Old 11-19-2006, 09:12 PM   #3
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Here's one

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...t=turn+signals

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Old 11-19-2006, 09:35 PM   #4
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Buy some XR650L turn signals from eBay. They are flexible, cheap, and ah, well, they are not small. But reconsider "small". If you want them to be visible to cages, smallness is not what you want.

A friend put some small and cheap turn signals on his XR650R. They were so dim that I could not tell if they were on when riding directly behind him. Cages would have steamrollered him. He replaced them with XR650L blinkers, and they are now highly visible. The used XRL blinkers cost the same as his "cheap" new signals did.

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Old 11-19-2006, 10:10 PM   #5
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I put bullet connectors on the bike wiring to make it easier to swap them. Generic signals are usually $20/pair at the store, so I've been going with them. The "flexible" ones seem to break the easiest from vibration. I got ones with a solid stalk and so far they haven't broken, but the bulbs (whatever they were) were kinda flakey.
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Old 11-19-2006, 11:18 PM   #6
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Lockhart Phillips makes quite a variety that includes flush mounts and LED's that are very reasonably priced.

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Old 11-20-2006, 04:00 AM   #7
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Baja Design signals are fairly small, very bright, and seem to be very durable. You can pick up a pair for around 30 bucks.
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Old 11-20-2006, 09:35 AM   #8
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l keep buying different turn signals but all seam like they only bend so far, the ones like creep has on his bike would last 5 minutes for me, The LED would get water inside and the plastic looks hard. the stock ones did well and the KLR type are big but bend well.

looking at mounting flush mounts as this would be a better crash/rub against tree/brush option

will look at LP catolog
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Old 11-20-2006, 09:50 AM   #9
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l keep buying different turn signals but all seam like they only bend so far, the ones like creep has on his bike would last 5 minutes for me, The LED would get water inside and the plastic looks hard. the stock ones did well and the KLR type are big but bend well.

looking at mounting flush mounts as this would be a better crash/rub against tree/brush option

will look at LP catolog
Never seen a flush mount that wasn't crap personally. Don't know how you could want more flexibility that this...





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Old 11-20-2006, 10:10 AM   #10
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they look good

they are gas gas ?
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Old 11-20-2006, 10:25 AM   #11
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Those particular ones are the GasGas ones. The Buell ones I mentioned are suspiciously similar, only with grey lense and amber bulbs. Mine are 3 yrs old now and other then melting one with my pipe, they've been perfect.
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Old 11-20-2006, 01:35 PM   #12
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thanks will try and buy some Buell ones
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Old 11-20-2006, 01:37 PM   #13
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+1 on the Buell ones. They should be around $6-$8 IIRC. They seem to be the way to go.
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Old 11-22-2006, 08:37 AM   #14
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found this

this is good info
http://faq.f650.com/GSFAQs/Aftermark...20Alternatives

hopefully they don't mind me posting the link ?
you could add it to the index
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Old 11-22-2006, 10:54 AM   #15
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Another LP version

I mounted them vertically so they have much better visibility and are actually bright! Sealed them with some silicone. If they fail I'll be looking for Gas Gas or Buells!
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