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Offline bleaves

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Clearwater LED Lights
« on: May 16, 2014, 12:28:30 pm »
Has anyone installed the "ERICA" LED lights from Clearwater? 6000 retina burning lumens sounds pretty awesome. Just wondering if the electrical system can handle it. 60 watts per light at high power.

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Re: Clearwater LED Lights
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2014, 04:07:00 pm »
$849  :-\

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Re: Clearwater LED Lights
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2014, 04:49:32 pm »
Assuming price is not the gating factor, the Clearwater LEDs are about the best-made I have ever seen and used. If customer service matters, I give Clearwater an A+. I have run the Glendas and the Darlas on my bikes. The dim-ability and being able to tie into the high beam circuit of the OEM lights are great capabilities. Current draw (amperage) is relatively low considering the output wattage, and you shouldn't have any problems running these -- unless your bike is already "maxed" with heated seats, heated clothing, 3 or 4 GPS systems and such. Even then you might be okay... lots of Iron Butt fanatics run all this stuff coast to coast with no problems.

Sometimes, you DO get what you pay for.

A super-cheap, but nowhere near as powerful alternative might look like this:  https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/led-worklights/325-round-18-watt-led-mini-auxiliary-work-light/1670/3819/
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Re: Clearwater LED Lights
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2014, 11:34:44 pm »
They look nice!!  Just out of curiosity I did a search in E-bay Motor for "led 60 watt" and came up with some others that may serve as an alternative if price is a factor.

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Re: Clearwater LED Lights
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2014, 12:37:23 pm »
Price is a factor but lumen is a must 6000 lumen is mind-blowing bright. Been looking where to mount them IF i got them. Still deciding. Still waiting on word from Lamm seats. I sent them a message last week and haven't heard back yet. One farkle at a time.

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Re: Clearwater LED Lights
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2014, 01:21:12 pm »
Price is a factor but lumen is a must 6000 lumen is mind-blowing bright. Been looking where to mount them IF i got them. Still deciding. Still waiting on word from Lamm seats. I sent them a message last week and haven't heard back yet. One farkle at a time.


I installed Denali DM1's on my C14 this year.  I looked at a lot of locations for the lights, and in the end made brackets to mount....


The DM1's put out good light to supplement the stock lights, and add a lot of visibility in the daylight.  These are much more white than the headlights, the color contrast seems to be very eye catching.  Has all but stopped the creepers at intersections, and greatly reduced the number of people pulling out in front of me.
2012 C14 Black
2001 C10.  SOLD
CDA #444.