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PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« on: January 13, 2015, 09:46:54 pm »
I wanted some additional lighting so went with the PIAA 1100 LED lights and the PCA mirror mounts, turned out great IMO!  :49:


http://www.piaa.com/store/p/140-1100-LED-Motorcycle-Driving-Lamp-Kit.aspx

http://www.pca-one.com/productDetail.asp?productID=7899
















A special thanks to Zarticus for the tutorial on running the wiring up and through the mirror bases, very sano and clean!  :great:




I opted to put the switch in the center glove box, I plan to run them always on even in the day, but if I ever want to turn them off I'm good to go and it doesn't clutter up something mounting on the outside somewhere.  :great:



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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2015, 10:03:58 pm »
Very clean setup Jay. Are they switched to the ignition or hot to the switch in the box?

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2015, 10:07:07 pm »
Looks great Jay, The PCA's are awesome aren't they !  :beerchug: 
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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2015, 10:13:08 pm »
Very clean setup Jay. Are they switched to the ignition or hot to the switch in the box?

Thanks GP!  :beerchug:

They are switched to the ignition, turn the bike on and they come on, turn the bike off and they go off, but having the push button switch in the center box allows me to turn them off when riding if I want, but I really don't see me doing that.

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2015, 10:14:34 pm »
Looks great Jay, The PCA's are awesome aren't they !  :beerchug:

Indeed brother, indeed!  :great:

Thanks again for all your help, the pics you sent me were great!  :beerchug:

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2015, 11:37:45 pm »
Great lights.Added those to mine 2 years ago.Amazing how much light they put out.I also added the Hper lights to the front fender.Never enough for visibility.Been thinking about adding a rear led for the idiots that keep there high beams on behind ya times..... >:(

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2015, 12:05:50 am »
Great lights.Added those to mine 2 years ago.Amazing how much light they put out.I also added the Hper lights to the front fender.Never enough for visibility.Been thinking about adding a rear led for the idiots that keep there high beams on behind ya times..... >:(

Indeed brother! I think I might even go into the office a little earlier than normal tomorrow so it's nice n dark out!  ;) :) >:D

Did you get those Top Blocks installed? Glad that Rusty took care of you, he's a good kid!  :great:

Are you going to the Nat this year? I wanna see that green machine in person.  :beerchug:

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2015, 01:39:01 am »
The Top blocks are on the list.After I put the new clutch,chain and sprocket and electrical upgrade on the ol' KLR for the Moab trip in March.Than putting the mighty ZX14 back together.
 I'm hoping to be able to go to the national.I might just have to take June off this year.I would also like to go to Miller for the Moto America races. :beerchug:
 And thanks for the heads up on the TB's.....I owe ya a brew or two!!!! :)

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2015, 02:34:15 am »
And thanks for the heads up on the TB's.....I owe ya a brew or two!!!! :)

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2015, 02:50:35 am »
LOVE THEM!   They make the Black faster!

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« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2015, 02:58:55 am »
LOVE THEM!   They make the Black faster!

I was hoping you'd see this bro! How's things, Happy New Year, we need to connect again!  :beerchug:

I was talking with Shawn and Stacey about your setup during install.  :great:

Are your's the LED version? Are they the 1100 or the 1110X? We tried to look it up but they said you bought the lights on your own...  ???

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2015, 04:50:11 pm »
those are pricey but "oh so cool" ;D
does anybody have a downrange night shot of the lights on/off?
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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2015, 06:02:15 pm »
Nice!   :great:
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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2015, 07:02:35 pm »
those are pricey but "oh so cool" ;D
does anybody have a downrange night shot of the lights on/off?

Thanks VQ! :beerchug:

I'll try to get some night shots and post em up...


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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2015, 07:04:11 pm »
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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2015, 01:44:00 am »
They are the 1100LED. I don't remember where I got them from. Motosport just wired them up for me.

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2015, 02:45:14 pm »
+1 on the request for a night shot please.  I've been considering these as well.
Would like to know if there truly is a night and day difference
over just stock headlights.   Uhhhh.....no pun intended... ;D

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2015, 04:10:36 pm »
They are the 1100LED. I don't remember where I got them from. Motosport just wired them up for me.

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2015, 04:13:41 pm »
+1 on the request for a night shot please.  I've been considering these as well.
Would like to know if there truly is a night and day difference
over just stock headlights.   Uhhhh.....no pun intended... ;D

Will do.

FWIW I road in the dark yesterday morning and yes they gave off much better light, but I'm not running stock headlights, I already had/have a HID kit for my headlights, the PIAA's are just in addition to that.  :great: :beerchug:

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #19 on: January 15, 2015, 07:58:15 pm »
+1 on the request for a night shot please.  I've been considering these as well.
Would like to know if there truly is a night and day difference
over just stock headlights.   Uhhhh.....no pun intended... ;D

Will do.


Thanks man. :great:

ZG.  Speaking of HID headlights.  Maybe you can clear this up for me.  first, I have heard people say that they hear RF buzz or hum emitted by the high voltage transformers in their audio equipment.  Do you have that issue?
Second, some have stated they couldn't get the lamp to install into the headlight housing.  Lamp was to long or something light that. Would to let me know which brand you have?

Many thanks.     John



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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #20 on: January 15, 2015, 08:45:34 pm »
Thanks man. :great:

ZG.  Speaking of HID headlights.  Maybe you can clear this up for me.  first, I have heard people say that they hear RF buzz or hum emitted by the high voltage transformers in their audio equipment.  Do you have that issue?
Second, some have stated they couldn't get the lamp to install into the headlight housing.  Lamp was to long or something light that. Would to let me know which brand you have?

Many thanks.     John

No worries brother... I don't have any buzz sounds from mine at all. I have the kit from A&R but I don't think they sell this kit for the Connie anymore. I didn't do the install myself, I had it done at my local shop but they said it was pretty straight forward and no issues with the install.
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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #21 on: January 15, 2015, 11:30:35 pm »
I've got my Piaa's angled towards the ditches on mine.I would still like to figure out how to put a set in the mirrors.I got a set of Rigid lights on my 14 Versys that are really nice and bright.http://powersports.rigidindustries.com/led-lighting/90212
I like them cuz there smaller than the Piaa's.

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Re: PIAA 1100 LED lights and PCA mirror mounts installed!!
« Reply #22 on: January 16, 2015, 12:24:36 am »

No worries brother... I don't have any buzz sounds from mine at all. I have the kit from A&R but I don't think they sell this kit for the Connie anymore. I didn't do the install myself, I had it done at my local shop but they said it was pretty straight forward and no issues with the install.
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Cool.   Thanks again. :great:

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« Reply #23 on: January 16, 2015, 01:54:49 am »
Cool.   Thanks again. :great:

No worries, I'm here to help and spend yer $...  ;) :) :beerchug:

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« Reply #24 on: January 16, 2015, 01:56:24 am »
I've got my Piaa's angled towards the ditches on mine.I would still like to figure out how to put a set in the mirrors.I got a set of Rigid lights on my 14 Versys that are really nice and bright.http://powersports.rigidindustries.com/led-lighting/90212
I like them cuz there smaller than the Piaa's.


Where did you mount your lower lights on the Connie and where did you get those? Link and pics?  ???

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