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What color did you get? Some police get real picky about reds or blues since a lot of states restrict those to emergency vehicles.
My husband installs leds on bikes and I can offer up these few tips. trial mount them so they refect off the chrome but keep them away from the heat sources. Getting them too close to exhaust or on the engine can result in the led housing melting. Usually along the frame are some of the best mounting places, Be sure and check them every so often too because the mounting may need a bit of readjusting or additional glue to make sure they stay in place. Though we don't notice it much our bikes do vibrate and this does have an effect on any mount or connection.
 

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Those look cool, What color did you get? I was thinking of adding something like that, Let us know how it works and where you put them.
 

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THe ball is BLUE

I purchaced the blue ones to go with my Blue led valve stem caps.
 

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Like Diania said some cops wont like that, The blue light on the tires will look like they flash and a cop in a bad mood can give you hell for that.
Just ride safe and have fun.
 

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i agree, be carefull of your placement of blues....if done right you shouldnt have any issue, but like i said be careful....make sure that your mount is good and i suggest soldering the connection.... other then that vibrations wont do any harm cause leds are not vibration sensitive. i also suggest mounting a small toggle switch somewhere so u can turn them off if need be....
 

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My multi-color lights operate off of a remote. The stationary blues are hooked to a switch. I have the benefit of the fairing for switch placement but another good spot for switches are the neck covers.
A lighted switch is even better because you can tell at a glance that the lights are on especially during the day.
 

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The ball is no longer BLUE

I called the shipper and and asked them to send me the Green LED kit instead. Taking no chances. I also have the Blue LED tireflys comming as well. Cops cant give me 2 mush greef over those.

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Good call,
I am thinking of doing some on mine, White on the front, Amber by the Engine and Red by the back wheel.
 

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YUP YUP.

If you ride at night do it in style :rockon:
 

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BOX of lighs and wires and no install instructions

Well I put on half the kit last night. I have a few comments for the manufacturer.

1. The little screws (OMG!) who are they kidding. So let me get this straight I am to drill 12 pin holes in my frame to accommodate the tiny little Phillips screws.

2. A basic wiring diagram. I know all bikes are different but at least a simple diagram to show where the power and grounds go.

Ok the lower dome lights went on pretty much with out incident (i used zip ties to attach the lights to the frame) one on each side of the light and a smaller one to compress the 2 larger ones (not going any where). I then ran the switch up through the back of the engine into the wiring bundle under the saddle. I then attached the switch under the tank back edge. Using Guess what more zip ties. I then ran the 2 ground wires from the ends of the dome string to ground points back up on the right hand ground under the side cover. I striped all 3 ground wires and went to the second ground point. Now for the one power lead i ran this directly to the battery (I know its temporary until i set up the remaining spot lights.).

I buttoned it all up turned off the lights in the garage and i looks cool (will look even better when i complete the set up.)!


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Where did you get the light kit from? I am dealing with Euro Effects and having problems, The LED tail lights wont fit and they say I have to find the Rep and deal with him. I got them from the Chicago Bike show, How do I find a traviling Rep.
They say its not there problem that the lights were built wrong.
They are just a reseller.
 

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they say I have to find the Rep and deal with him. I got them from the Chicago Bike show, How do I find a traviling Rep.
They say its not there problem that the lights were built wrong.
They are just a reseller.
That's ridiculous !!:doh:
You'd think they could give ya an idea where to find a rep, or atleast some kind of contact info for one.

Good luck getting it straightened out Chad !
 

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Where did you get the light kit from? I am dealing with Euro Effects and having problems, The LED tail lights wont fit and they say I have to find the Rep and deal with him. I got them from the Chicago Bike show, How do I find a traviling Rep.
They say its not there problem that the lights were built wrong.
They are just a reseller.

I purchaced kit from urban-neon-car-lights.com the link is in my first post. They have been very helpfull and have quickyl gotten back to email questions.

And as for buying stuff off the back of a truck or from a show these guys are like carnival workers (no offence to any carnies out there) its buyer beware. I hope you can at least get your money back

And House I will post pics as soon as i finish the prokect.
 

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Where did you get the light kit from? I am dealing with Euro Effects and having problems, The LED tail lights wont fit and they say I have to find the Rep and deal with him. I got them from the Chicago Bike show, How do I find a traviling Rep.
They say its not there problem that the lights were built wrong.
They are just a reseller.
Is Euro Effects the name of this "reseller"? Or the name of the prouduct? I want to stay the hell away from both of them. If they won't take responsibility for the stuff they sell, they should post signs, "Sold AS IS", "No warranty" and "All Sales Final". As far as I'm concerned, THEY SHOULD DEAL WITH THE REP. Not you. That's why they sell it for more than they pay for it.
 

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It was the name of the Product, after talking to them they said they have sold hundreds ot the lights with no problem. But they don't make them just sell other peoples product.
He went to the shelf and pulled a couple off and said they were the same as mine, I told him to expect calls when people try to put them in come spring.
 

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A little light on the subject

Well guys i finished up my light project and it does look quite nice.

I finished up by placing the remaining accent lights on the motor and re wiring the ground spots. I ran both rocker switches to the neck coller on the radiator cap side. (I do love my dremel lol) ONE note wrap the wires on this side with leather to protect from melting (lessons learned). I removed all the ugly zip ties and used 5 minute epoxy to mount the lights on the frame (looks o so much better).

Here are a few Lessons learnd.

Run a heavier guage power lead than the very small guage wires that are used in the kit.

Shrink wrap and zip tie wires to secure to the frame (zip ties only in non viewable areas) If the wires are close to any source of heat try to protect with leather strips ( i had left over from sizing my chaps) and placed in areas you can not see it is a good precaution.

I am in proccess of uploading the images to photo bucket as soon as they load i will update my post.

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OK here are the links

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200049.jpg

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200057.jpg

What you are looking at are the Flood lights on the frame. As i stated i used 5 minute clear epoxy to attach to the frame.

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200051.jpg

Rear of the engine (i used a ziptie to attach the light to the pick up spot)

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200052.jpg

Center under the carbs (i used a dab of the epox to attach here)

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200050.jpg

Under the air cleaners (the kit came with doubble sided tape for this)

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200053.jpg

The 2 switches on the neck top for the top lights and bottom for the bottom.

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200055.jpg

Not included in the kit my tire flys cool effect!

Ok Night shots!

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200072.jpg

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200073.jpg

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200070.jpg

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u210/ljmonson/P2200071.jpg
 

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Looks good Lurch :beerchug:
They certainly look like they put out some bright light.
 
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