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Offline HotWire

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LED lights
« on: September 26, 2012, 11:56:19 pm »
I would like to add a set of LED light on the lower fork legs such as the Clearwater Glendas or the PIAA 530LED's but the price is rather heart-stopping. Has anybody found anything a litte more reasonable but still effective?
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2012, 01:05:29 am »
No personal experience with these lights but I am considering them myself.  Check them out they seem similar and site has others and accessories       http://stores.intuitwebsites.com/hstrial-QualiRegResou/-strse-2/Black-Model-44-LED/Detail.bok

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Re: LED lights
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2012, 11:26:29 am »
I have long personal experience with the Twisted Throttle Denali D2 LED driving lights.

They make a lot of light, and are quite small. I have mine down by the front axle using the fender bracket Twisted Throttle sells for them.

Well, ok, I have to over-engineer everything so I gusseted the brackets they sent me, but they should be fine as delivered.

The D2s can be wired to go into high intensity when you flip on your high beams. Pretty cool.

Everything needed is provided in the kit except the fender brackets, if you don't specify you want front fender brackets for a Concours 14, they send you generic brackets.
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2012, 11:53:04 am »
One other forum Member has these and says they are good

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Re: LED lights
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2012, 12:02:40 pm »
Some others have these and are quite happy with them.  I am contemplating getting a set.  They look pretty nice.

http://www.mondomotos.com/product/mm10adv/mm10adv.php
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2012, 04:11:58 pm »
if you just want more conspicuity and not worried about actual forward lighting, then you will like the whelen tir3 lights.  i have an amber and white pair on my bike and they work very nicely.  ive seen my bike from distance while driving and it caught my eye instantly.

if you search the forum you should be able to find my posts where i put up pics.  my internet is sucky, otherwise i would find the link for you...
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2012, 04:17:25 pm »
If you can wire things up the 100.00 Mondos are a bargain.   If need you can purchase a wiring kit but it looks like they are out of them.  If you can do basic electrical work I would invest in a fuse block and wire them yourself.  I love mine mounted on the reflector brackets.

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Re: LED lights
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2012, 07:13:24 pm »
If you can wire things up the 100.00 Mondos are a bargain.   If need you can purchase a wiring kit but it looks like they are out of them.  If you can do basic electrical work I would invest in a fuse block and wire them yourself.  I love mine mounted on the reflector brackets.

I emailed them and they told me via a response that they should have the Mondo MM10ADV kit (with the wiring harness) available starting this coming Monday, 10/1.  Let's hope so.
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2012, 12:22:53 am »
IMO if you use theirs I would change the male/female crimp connectors joining the harness and LED's to something better.  3 of the 8 on mine failed due to poor crimping.

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Re: LED lights
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2012, 12:36:10 am »
I have long personal experience with the Twisted Throttle Denali D2 LED driving lights.

They make a lot of light, and are quite small. I have mine down by the front axle using the fender bracket Twisted Throttle sells for them.

Well, ok, I have to over-engineer everything so I gusseted the brackets they sent me, but they should be fine as delivered.

The D2s can be wired to go into high intensity when you flip on your high beams. Pretty cool.

Everything needed is provided in the kit except the fender brackets, if you don't specify you want front fender brackets for a Concours 14, they send you generic brackets.
Any pictures?
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2012, 02:07:40 am »
A friend of mine mounted driving lights down on the lower fork tubes, and often picked up road debris on them.  Most of the things I have read, is to mount them high, for better visability.  My old C10, I fashioned a light bar, across the front of the radiator, and that seemed to be a good spot.  These lights you guys are talking about look pretty interesting.
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2012, 09:09:01 am »
I have long personal experience with the Twisted Throttle Denali D2 LED driving lights.

They make a lot of light, and are quite small. I have mine down by the front axle using the fender bracket Twisted Throttle sells for them.

Well, ok, I have to over-engineer everything so I gusseted the brackets they sent me, but they should be fine as delivered.

The D2s can be wired to go into high intensity when you flip on your high beams. Pretty cool.

Everything needed is provided in the kit except the fender brackets, if you don't specify you want front fender brackets for a Concours 14, they send you generic brackets.
Any pictures?




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Re: LED lights
« Reply #12 on: September 28, 2012, 09:30:42 am »
^ I'm wanting to mount fog lights there. Looks good JR.  :great:
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #13 on: September 28, 2012, 10:09:47 am »
I have long personal experience with the Twisted Throttle Denali D2 LED driving lights.

They make a lot of light, and are quite small. I have mine down by the front axle using the fender bracket Twisted Throttle sells for them.

Well, ok, I have to over-engineer everything so I gusseted the brackets they sent me, but they should be fine as delivered.

The D2s can be wired to go into high intensity when you flip on your high beams. Pretty cool.

Everything needed is provided in the kit except the fender brackets, if you don't specify you want front fender brackets for a Concours 14, they send you generic brackets.
Any pictures?







Any pics with them lit up during the day and at night?
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2012, 11:53:44 am »
Here are the Mondo MM10's






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Re: LED lights
« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2012, 03:12:08 pm »
Does Mondo have a yellow lens for these MM10's and what's the lumen rating for the light? I didn't see it mentioned anywhere on their site.
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #16 on: September 28, 2012, 03:52:09 pm »
I emailed Mondo earlier this morning about the availability as of 10/1 and also to ask them about the lumen rating of not only the MM10's, but the MM15's as well.  As soon as I hear back from them, I will post their reply on this thread.  Thanks.
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #17 on: September 28, 2012, 04:39:41 pm »
No yellow lenses and Lm are apx 1100. 

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Re: LED lights
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2012, 03:31:05 am »
Those look awesome!  Add some "Silver White" bulbs to the headlights...that will add some serious "lightage".
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #19 on: September 29, 2012, 12:14:16 pm »
No yellow lenses and Lm are apx 1100.
MM10s? Just want to make sure.
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #20 on: September 29, 2012, 12:28:13 pm »
Thats my understanding, no yellow covers.   I am considering the A&R HID kit so no bulb change yet...

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Re: LED lights
« Reply #21 on: September 29, 2012, 04:36:12 pm »
I would like to add a set of LED light on the lower fork legs such as the Clearwater Glendas or the PIAA 530LED's but the price is rather heart-stopping. Has anybody found anything a litte more reasonable but still effective?
I have a set of Piaa's on my bike a and just last night my bro said "holy s*** are they ever bright...." and yes they are properly adjusted as per he instructions.... :motonoises:

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Re: LED lights
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LED lights
« Reply #23 on: October 01, 2012, 11:20:53 pm »
Has anyone found any decent LED lights similar to the Clearwater Glenda's or PIAA 530LED at a more reasonable price?
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Re: LED lights
« Reply #24 on: October 02, 2012, 01:26:15 am »
maybe you should be a little more specific.  I posted an example and it will not get much cheaper than that.  Do you want 3000Lm lights or just a different style?