LED Auxiliary Lights

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  1. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    The horn circuit may work, the switch will not as it is momentary on. What type of bike is it? Which model lights?

    Switched fused power is recommended. Your description of the relay will work.

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  2. JimVonBaden

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  3. Goofy Footer

    Goofy Footer Been here awhile

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    sanjoh, do you sell brackets to flush mount your lights? (I'm thinking more headlight replacement as opposed to auxiliary lighting).

    Also, I'm assuming the latest Model 30 sale at the end of March has ended, correct?
  4. dsc522758

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    2009 Kawasaki KLR650. Model Lights are dual 44's. Going to try using a relay. I know I can do this! hahaha :D
  5. JimVonBaden

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    Relay set-up:

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    Will 10amp fuse work or do I need a 15amp fuse?
  7. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    10a will be fine. Figure each Model 44 pulls 1.8a each.
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    5 amp for two lights, ten for four!:deal

    Remember, you are protecting the wiring, not the lights. Keep the fuse close to the accessory max to minimize wire damage in the event of a short.

    Jim :brow
  10. dsc522758

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    What exactly plugs into terminal 86 on the relay. Check your email as I cannot attach pics yet.
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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Pics are not allowed as attachments, need to have a 3rd party host, ala smug mug, photobucket etc
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    I would add to this: use a diode protected relay, something like the Narva 68032 to insure against circuit spikes that could upset or damage canbus systems... Everything else is the same, just a diode is added.

    viz
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    86 is the trigger wire that goes to your on/off switch. It carries a very small load and allows the smallest of switches without danger of hurting it. Pull a large load on a weak switch and it will fail. Not really an issue with most LED lights.

    Jim :brow
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    Geez.....now that I got the lights working, how do you get them to stay in the position you want? I have got those things cranked down and they still move. Do I need to replace the Phillips head with a hex head to get more crank on them? I sure do like them!
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    Tighten the nut, hold the phillips. Fine pitch, keep on turning the nut.
  16. Bengt Phorks

    Bengt Phorks Been here awhile

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    I have a single model 60 mounted in the headlight shell on my KTM 500 EXC and it is more than adequate for street or dirt. You will not out run this light. Put two on only if you need to see into the next county.
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    Sweet, thanks for the info. Are you running a dimmer for the 60 on street?

    I'm considering doing a similar thing by replacing my stock halogen with an led. Sanjoh or anybody else, how would one 60 compare to a 30 & 44 combo as the sole light source for a dirtbike that is also run on street?

    Thanks in advance!
  18. bill1960

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    Yeah, I discussed various options with Sanjoh and on his advice ordered the single 60 led for my 500xcw.
    He doesnt make the mounting panels for the 500 anymore so I ordered the lexan sheet and hardware from him to make it myself.

    Have you got pictures of your install ?
    I'd be interested to see the position and angle that the 60 led was mounted in the 500 oem headlight mask.
  19. Bengt Phorks

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    Goofy Footer, Yes I am running the adjustable dimmer for the low beam and using the stock KTM headlight switch.

    Bill, I will try to post some pictures in the next few days as soon as I take them. I made up my own mount by modifying the stock headlight assembly. The end result is that it looks OEM.
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    Sounds good. Look fwd to the pics.