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cotetoi
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PostSubject: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Wed 30 Oct 2013, 10:21

Hi guys, I'm getting ready to hook up fog lights at the reflector bracket on the front forks. I searched the topic and I keep going around in circles with the different posts. What I would like to know : Do I need to remove the front cover? If so, what are the potential trouble spots? Do I need to remove the w/shield to get to the front cover. I have a manual, but it is skimpy on specifics. No actual pics, schematics only. Just says: remove this and that and reverse order to instal: great !
Thanks, guys. I am tackling this in freezing temperatures and need to know where the particularly fragile things are.
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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Thu 31 Oct 2013, 20:53

Riding buddy of mine who has a Burgman 650 was able to help with the installation. He does a lot of his own mods and said it would be similar to his bike. It took about 6 hours to complete the job. No rush, working away at a relaxed pace. My buddy also has a huge collection of electrical parts and the best tools you could ask for.
I learned a lot from this. Best of all, no screws left over. I found a broken tab on the front cover that we were able to repair with JB weld. The lights look great and they work fantastic.
I designed my own mount to accept the reflector and incorporate the lights. We only needed to dremel one plane to get it to sit properly. The angles were spot on and the parts fit together really well.
Thank you, Dennis for the electrical hook-up for the front lights. They stay on with the high beam too which is a plus.
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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Thu 31 Oct 2013, 23:01

Good to hear you got everything squared away. Extra lights are always nice to have. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Sat 02 Nov 2013, 07:25



I' am 100% happy with this LED 10w ...


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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Sat 02 Nov 2013, 16:24

What brand of lights and where did you get them ? They look like they put put a lot of light.
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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Thu 07 Nov 2013, 05:06

model28a wrote:
What brand of lights and where did you get them ? They look like they put put a lot of light.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281100624539?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Thu 07 Nov 2013, 16:46

Thank you for the link balazsfiviorel.
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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Fri 08 Nov 2013, 07:37

Nice looking and a clean install. My opinion is the more light the better!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Wed 28 Jan 2015, 05:36

Hi!

Nice work obviously! I'd like to know how to fixed the LED's to the motor. Can you upload a detailed picture or get in more detail on that?

Thanks,



Daan.
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PostSubject: Re: Help with hooking up front fog lights.   Sat 31 Jan 2015, 21:42

I just bought me a set on Ebay and I am going to do the same. That is soo cool
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