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  1. Only Headlight Works

    Motorcycle Repair
    So yesterday I took my bike out for a ride and on the way back it started to rain a bit. Luckily, I got home before it started hailing. When I pulled the bike into the garage my LED's that I installed on the front and rear of the bike were flickering. I assumed it was from the water...
  2. LED Motorcycle Lights

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey I know I'm not the first to come up with this, but how do y'all feel about LED lights on a motorcyclist's ankles which project 6 ft to his left and right for greater visibility, day and night? Picture it being like large glowing wings on the ground. Thoughts? Comments? Praise? Ridicule? Legal?
  3. electrical issue with my 1981 CM400

    my headlamp works, the turn signals work (when activated), the brake light works (when brake applied). what DOESN'T work: speedometer/tachometer illumination, turn signals are not 'always on' (when not activated), the back light. i checked fuses and obvious connections--seems to be ok. here's...
  4. Battery voltage fluxuation

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I'm working on lights for a 97 suzuki intruder 800. I know that the power to the lights can fluctuate between 11 and 14 volts, but is that going to be a constant fluctuation or just voltages that it may be at, at times? Thanks
  5. Lights and Luminous accessories

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hi everyone, Besides wanting to overhaul my electrical because my horn and one blinker is not working, I was wondering if there are any recommended headlight bulbs or blinkers that increase visibility. Also, I was going to look into aftermarket sub headlights (like fog-lights), and at what...
  6. Newbie with old bikes (71 Honda 175)

    New Member Introductions
    I am introducing myself and asking for help. I have two bikes. 1970 Triumph Bonneville. Runs great. 1971 Honda 175 going back together. Overhauled, restored. Before taking it apart turn signals and indicator lights didn't work. Bulbs missing and blown. Replaced. NOW, HERE"S THE PROBLEM: When I...