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Offline Wess

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« Reply #25 on: July 07, 2009, 07:39:00 pm »
Did anyone get pictures of the ROK dudes 14 at the Nationals his was lit up pretty good.  Still thought the Kawi green paint job was too bright.  Respectfully Yours!  Wess Heavner   2009 Hard Luck Award Winner!  COG #8010 CDA #0239  
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« Reply #26 on: July 08, 2009, 01:43:00 pm »
I don't have a picture but I know one is out there on some members web photos.  If I find some time I will go look.  ----------------------------------  South Central Area Director  Email scad@cog-online.org    <p align="left">My Photos<br
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« Reply #27 on: July 08, 2009, 02:12:00 pm »
Most if not all states have statutes on the books that prohibit the installation or use of lighting in a vehicle that might lead someone to believe the vehicle is emergency services (police, fire, EMS).  They are all worded a bit different, but the intent is the same. Typically, these equipment code violations warrant a citation, while the charge of impersonating emergency services may lead to arrest and/or impounding of the vehicle. You roll the dice and take the chance.... and sometimes you come up with snake eyes.        BTW - Here is a photo of the ROK bike lit up.      --  Steve Smith, COG #3184  COG Northeast Area Director  (somewhere in south central CT)     If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space.
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« Reply #28 on: July 08, 2009, 11:42:00 pm »
Well, I've had this installed for a couple of years and as of yet, no one has said a word.  Course the photo is in complete darkness, my headlight might flood out ever seeing it from in front.    IMG_0329    That is one of those string like lights and yes, it is RED, and on the front.    As for adding LED's to the connie, I recently bought some and they are RED also.  Like someone said, should look good coming from the gills.  Will try to install the next off season, like Jan 2010.    tcars  John    
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« Reply #29 on: September 12, 2009, 01:59:00 am »
I added blue LED lighting to the "gills" on my 06 connie. Looks real nice at night.     On another note, I also have a headlight modulator installed, only works during daylight hours...and have had people pull over, guess they were feeling guilty for something...and they are legal in ALL 50 states. I could understand red and blue flashing lights would be considered illegal if used with the headlight module, and that's a line I won't cross. I run with the blue lights on at night and so far no problems, but it's also a rural area, so not a true big city test.  

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« Reply #30 on: November 18, 2009, 05:53:00 pm »
I've installed BLUE LED's on my 2001, they are indirect, creating a glow more then lots of light.    I hear Blue lights will get you stopped, but ti depends on if the officer is feeling like a bad a** or not....... cops have seen me and no problem so far.
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« Reply #31 on: November 20, 2009, 09:27:00 am »
My 60 leds consist of 10 pods of 4 and 20 single leds. The front wheel is a pod aiming down under the headlight. I have run with them on a lot even passed a couple of police and nothing happened. I don't drive like an idiot but I'm sure if I did it would give them an excuse to talk to me.  

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« Reply #32 on: October 10, 2010, 01:48:31 am »
I am sure if I read through all the post (looks like this has been a quiet topic for awhile) I am sure there is a mention or two about "what the cops look for." I have been told by a few police friends that anything out of the ordinary are called "LOOK AT MEs" We all break the rules, most of the time we get away with it...why...no one is looking. When you give someone reason to stare that's all the more reason for them to catch you doing something wrong! When adding the accent lighting to my old and now new concours, I have tried to give it the "SEE ME" not the stare at me look.  Done right LEGAL lights can give just as cool looks as "LOOK AT MEs" BUT LEGAL ALL THE WAY.
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I will admit the bright flashing Brake light is a "LOOK AT ME" but I would like everyone to see my a$$ end. Usually stopping does not involve breaking the law!

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