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post #1 of 12 Old 12-21-2013, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
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Installing cree10 watt led from twinheadlighternie

He doesn't send instructions. I have a 2008. Just the lights, clamps and a negative wire and a hot wire. Does anyone know how to hook these wires up. Do I just splice them into the existing or do I need to get a switch and all that stuff. Maybe I should just pay someone...lol Thank you in advance
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post #2 of 12 Old 12-21-2013, 07:14 PM
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They draw about one amp each, so they don't really need a relay and you can probably get by without a fuse.

If you have a Gen 1 the city lights circuit should be able to handle them, so you could wire them into that circuit. The red wire would go to the city lights wire and the negative lead can go to any convenient grounding spot. The lights would come on anytime the ignition switch is turned on.

Alternatively (and if you have a Gen 2) you could tap into the low beam circuit so that they come on with the low beams. They'd turn off when the high beam came on.

Did you also buy this so that mounting them is easy?

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post #3 of 12 Old 12-21-2013, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
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I am not sure which brackets I am getting. I am still talking with him. I think the single ones. I have a 2008 Thank you for your time. It doesn't sound to bad hooking it up.
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post #4 of 12 Old 12-23-2013, 02:53 PM
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On a Gen 2 bike, would they go off when switched to high beam? I thought both lights stayed on in high beam? I can't check now because the bike is under covers
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Head slap.

Face palm.

"Doh! A swing and a miss!" cried Tom, not having hit a homer with that one.

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what kind of pitiful life must one have to troll around writing remarks like that.
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what kind of pitiful life must one have to troll around writing remarks like that.
Who are you talking about?

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Who are you talking about?

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?? I get what you meant Tom rlamp4040, He was goofing on himself.
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post #9 of 12 Old 12-25-2013, 12:43 AM Thread Starter
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No, I thought it was someone talking about Tom for helping me...My bad, I should have looked at the names.Sorry
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post #10 of 12 Old 12-25-2013, 01:46 AM
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Ah, OK. I wasn't sure if it was something I said or if someone had made a comment that you replied to, then they deleted the comment before I saw it.

Anyway, what are these lights and how much are they? Got a link to them? I'm interested in what you come up with.

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