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post #1 of 18 Old 10-22-2012, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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Hyper lites install pics

Since I commute in fairly heavy city traffic, I thought some extra visibility was in order, so I ordered a set of hyper light flashing LED brake lights with the optional running lights. Here's a pic of everything that came with the order, 2 eight led brake/running light modules, a controller module, all necessary wiring and connectors.

The light modules have adhesive foam tape on one side that allow you to attach them anywhere that suits you. I chose to stick them on either side of the license plate light.

I ran the wiring up through the bottom of the license plate light and followed the wiring up to the space behind the taillight.

Here is the wiring , the rectangular box in the lower left is the controller module with the wires coming off it. On the right side is the wiring coming up from the hyper lites. I pulled one of the tail/brake light bulbs out to connect my wires to.

Here is the wiring with all the connections made. Hyper lites supply's wiring color
codes. I chose to have the flash for 5 seconds then go solid bright option.

After all connections were made, I re installed the bulb and tucked the wiring out of the way. The installation went well, the lights are very bright. Overall very happy with the results. Here is a pic of the lights at their brightest.

Not bad for just 2 little led modules.

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Been looking at Hyper lites for a while, UTAH does not allow the flashing red hypers unless it's on an emergency vehicle. I like the white hyper LED's - how do they look in the day time?? All my LED attempts have failed, even the heavy duty off road led auxilary lights from Pep-boys failed after a week of city roads.

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Price?? and where purchased??
Thanks for the write-up...........!!!!!!!!
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What color brake light wire is hot and what color is ground?

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Price?? and where purchased??
Thanks for the write-up...........!!!!!!!!
I purchased these directly from hyper-lite for $73.95, if you go to their website you will see they have 8 led lights, 16 led lights, with or without running lights and all at different price points.

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What color brake light wire is hot and what color is ground?

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Ok , this according to the instructions I recieved. Ground is black w/white stripe, running light is brown, green or gray( it was gray on my bike) and brake light is white w/black stripe.

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Been looking at Hyper lites for a while, UTAH does not allow the flashing red hypers unless it's on an emergency vehicle. I like the white hyper LED's - how do they look in the day time?? All my LED attempts have failed, even the heavy duty off road led auxilary lights from Pep-boys failed after a week of city roads.
About the white hyper white lights, if you have seen a car coming at you in the daytime that has led lights around the headlights, that's about what these look like in the daytime. Having said that, daytime wasn't my big concern, I wear a day glow yellow jacket with a white helmet. The low light/night time riding was my concern and here they excel. They really pop, and consume almost no juice.

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Hyper-lites are well worth the money IMO. I will not be without them again in the future. On my Wee, I mounted them on top of the turn-signal armature to keep them fairly high and visible to everyone.
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i went with an Admore light bar.

lot bigger.

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i went with an Admore light bar.

lot bigger.
Yeah, I looked at the Admore light before I bought the hyper lights. In the end, size is exactly the reason I settled on Hyper lites. The Admore was just too large for my tastes. The Hyper lites are low key when not lit and allow a lot of flexibility for placement, but they are very bright when lit. Just a matter of taste. It's all good.

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