Is there such a thing?

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by mountain eagle, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. mountain eagle

    mountain eagle terrorist

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    Is there such a thing as too much light?

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    Sorry for the crappy cell pictures....

    Spent a few days retrofitting my dads R100S CJ hack to be all LED for the brake/run and the turns. A mix of retrofitting the stock housing and flexable LED strips. The front is sporting a pair of piaa 510's and an oscar in addition to the stock headlamp. Mix of retrofits and strips for the turn signals too.

    Now he doesn't feel quite so invisible...........
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  2. windmill

    windmill Long timer

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    Of course there is,
    If it interferes with the ability of others to judge your distance or speed, or if it interferes with their ability to observe their environment then it is excessive and dangerous.

    The idea is to see and be seen, not blind or distract.
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  3. vortexau

    vortexau Outside the Pod-bay

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    Too light?

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    Of course all passengers on the outfit should have enough weight to keep them in their seats. :freaky
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  4. roscoau

    roscoau Been here awhile

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    Also over-the-top high beams can leave you yourself blinded when you have to switch to low beam for oncoming vehicles.
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  5. mountain eagle

    mountain eagle terrorist

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    Aww jeez, never mind.............. :baldy

    It's not like he'd be running all that all the time. Ones an oscar, the others are piaas. The rears are brake lights when lit up. Which all beats the fuck out of three lonely little 1156 lamps.............. Yeah, nevermind.
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  6. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    On road, yes for reasons stated. Off road light is a good thing!
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  7. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Oh damn ! I hate those places on the planet where there is not enough gravity, I often crash when I enter one !!!
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  8. Pugsley/Hobbfather

    Pugsley/Hobbfather Been here awhile

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    No pics, but MzLizVT has 4 7" Offroad lights in addition to her regular deadlight...on a solo rig...maybe more...

    Anybody got a pic of that?
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  9. whitham_wannabe

    whitham_wannabe Long timer

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    Too much light, you say? Just ended up replacing the Hella 2000s on mine with Hella 700s (got tired of chasing bad earths and blown bulbs), but I still don't think I will have an issue being seen! I realised the other day that EVERY vehicle I own has aftermarket or auxiliary lights on it.

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  10. norton(kel)

    norton(kel) vintage

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    Mountian, You were looking for a reasonable response from this website? HA HA HA !!!:lol3
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  11. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    Dunno about that David..I have had more trouble with too much gravity rather than not enough :evil
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  12. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    That's kind or a regular problem for guys our age Claude ! It reached up and grabbed me the other day walking Justin in some woods, tried to drive my cell phone thru my sternum.DB
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  13. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    This is a sensible reply and it's on this forum.
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  14. llirttoc

    llirttoc Ural Life

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    Lets see the bike in the day light. That's a lot of work wireing up lights the right way on a rig. You can NEVER have too much light, if used responsivly. I think the others have light envy :rofl So, GOOD JOB mountain eagle. Have yourself a beer :freaky
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  15. Melrone

    Melrone Been here awhile

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    Lights are a good thing.I commute home after midnight.More lights the better.This winter I'm mounting a set of Denali D2D & a set of HIDs on my rig then I'll be able to the deer..I'm out to blind the world...LOL
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