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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #50 on: April 27, 2018, 10:37:21 am »
+1  no exaggeration....... :great:
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #51 on: May 02, 2018, 06:13:36 pm »
Any suggestions on where to get decent wire for hooking these up? Home Depot's wire selection sucks and there are no Radio Shacks around these days.

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #52 on: May 02, 2018, 06:18:41 pm »
Any suggestions on where to get decent wire for hooking these up? Home Depot's wire selection sucks and there are no Radio Shacks around these days.

Your local autoparts store should stock an assortment of hookup wire.  Not the best selection and certainly not the best price.....but would work..
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #54 on: May 04, 2018, 02:51:01 pm »
I got mine from Fry’s Electronics

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #55 on: May 05, 2018, 01:31:38 pm »
I now have a set of these brackets I can't use. I bought them before engaging the brain to consider if they would work on Ohlins forks. They will not.


I will donate them for an OTP auction provided they bring in enough to make it worth while for me to ship from Germany at my own expense.
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #56 on: May 06, 2018, 09:46:44 pm »
I now have a set of these brackets I can't use. I bought them before engaging the brain to consider if they would work on Ohlins forks. They will not.


I will donate them for an OTP auction provided they bring in enough to make it worth while for me to ship from Germany at my own expense.

Get in touch with Hans Ove Goerts, in the GCE club there, and arrange for one of the travellers to bring them over here, or even offer them up there, to our sister club, for auction... as you are already there.. lucky bastich..... :beerchug:

Check the OTP thread, and contact one or more of our pals....there....

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #57 on: May 07, 2018, 04:01:21 am »
Lucky indeed!!!  :)  Still trying to get the C14 approved by the German TUV (DMV). Went it to Munich (Munchin) for the inspection. The motorcycle specialist forgot our appointment and wasn't there. His supervisor did the inspection but wouldn't issue paperwork until the specialist returns from vacation. Basically anything not OEM must have EU certification, in writing, in your possession and for the specific year and model vehicle.  >:( . These Germans sure are tuff folks. But they do have great beer. :beerchug:
Things in question; S/S brake lines, Clearwater lights, Dunlop Q3+ tires, Ohlins forks and I need a rear facing red reflector.


I'll probably give the light brackets to Hans for auction here. Thanks.
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #58 on: May 07, 2018, 05:35:59 am »
Is this the red rear facing reflector you need?  RonAyers.com has it for ~$15.  Shipping is the killer.  I'll pm you a couple of "local" parts dealers that should be helpful.
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #59 on: May 07, 2018, 06:12:14 am »
Found an aftermarket reflector for 8 euro.
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #60 on: May 24, 2018, 11:15:46 am »
Have 2 units left if anyone wants. Thanks

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #61 on: May 26, 2018, 12:28:47 am »
Have 2 units left if anyone wants. Thanks
I ll jump in on one set of these

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #62 on: May 26, 2018, 12:44:42 am »
Got mine mounted and wired up today. The spots (the ones recommend from Amazon) are easily pointed. I did have to get a shorter bolt for mounting the lights brackt to these brackets as it was too long and hitting the shock housing.

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #63 on: May 29, 2018, 11:58:13 pm »
First day riding to work after getting the lights mounted up. I can say, more people made room for me as I was splitting lanes than normal. It was noticeable how many more did, so the lights work! I may adjust them down a little more, but they are not pointed high.

Thanks for making the brackets!

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #64 on: July 02, 2018, 10:18:38 am »
July 2 ......  I will take one set !
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #65 on: July 04, 2018, 11:59:26 am »
Email replied to.

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #66 on: July 26, 2019, 05:38:13 pm »
Still Have a couple of sets left if anyone wants them. Thanks

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #67 on: July 26, 2019, 07:19:00 pm »
Any new guys out there just looking … I've got a set of these light brackets on my bike and really like them.   :)

Thanks n3nman for making such a great product!   :beerchug:
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #68 on: July 27, 2019, 10:57:47 pm »
just bought my second set for my new to me 2016. Traded up from the 2009

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #69 on: August 18, 2019, 12:55:43 am »
Another Satisfied customer here... I must say the whole transaction with Lee was great. The quality of the brackets are 2nd to none. I even used the amazon links for the harness and lights. The whole installation took a little over 2hrs...
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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #70 on: August 18, 2019, 11:14:24 pm »
I'll take a set if still available. n3nman sent you a PM.

I'm currently using the fender mount holes for mine. Works OK but these brackets would be much better. I do the same thing, use cheap lights off Amazon for DRL.

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Re: Aux light attachment to front struts.
« Reply #71 on: Today at 09:45:31 am »
Hi Pete,

Be careful using those holes for lights. Many of us have cracked fenders from that. Ask me how i know. That is how i came to make these. Pm replied to. Thanks