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post #1 of 67 Old 01-15-2015, 12:52 PM Thread Starter
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LED tail light options?

Anything like this for the 2012+ yet?

Amazon.com: Clear LED Tail Light with turn signal for Suzuki DL650 DL1000 V-storm 03 04 05 06 07 08: Automotive
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post #2 of 67 Old 01-15-2015, 01:42 PM
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I searched high and low for them when I bought mine back in Nov. I couldn't find any.

Hopefully they'll start making them soon!
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Haven't seen any complete tail light units, but there was another thread on swapping bulbs to LEDs recently, and at the time I made a note of this link for the tail light - can't verify it myself though:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006U5ZX4W/..._8SKGub19E4W6D
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I tried an LED bulb. It didn't work very well. the light is too concentrated making it hard to see. I wish they would have put in two bulbs like the old Wee.

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I have the Kisan Tailblazer plug-in brake light modulator. They sell an LED lamp replacement which I tried, but it is very disappointing. It is a flat disc and only shines straight out in one small area so it's much dimmer than an incandescent which fully utilizes the reflector to illuminate the lens. There are many LED replacement lamps out there, if you try one (I think the stock is an 1157 lamp) be sure to get one that has LEDs all the way around as well as on the end.

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Superbrightleds.com; Very satisfied with their brake and signal LEDs, and dot LEDs, and bolt LEDs, and modulators.
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If you are looking for more conspicuity, check out the 'ADMORE LED Light Bar'.
Hooks into the Glee very well with the Eastern Beaver adaptor. Tail lights, brake lights, turn signals and supports emergency flashers.
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I'm looking for both reduced electrical draw and added conspicuity; the Admore obviously does more to get people's attention, but exacerbates my electrical concerns.
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Haven't seen any complete tail light units, but there was another thread on swapping bulbs to LEDs recently, and at the time I made a note of this link for the tail light - can't verify it myself though:

Amazon.com: MICTUNING® 2 Pcs 1157 BAY15D 18 5050 SMD LED White Tail Turn Signal Light Bulbs: Automotive
I run one of these in my tail light and it works very well...slight brighter than oem.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeB5ZraUeYQ
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post #10 of 67 Old 01-24-2015, 03:54 PM
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What are your electrical concerns needs? A tail light doesn't draw much power.

The light you linked is seriously cool though.

Regarding adding lights, signal dynamics makes a nice selection of LED brake lights and modules that a quite a bit less expensive than the Ad-more. http://www.adventuretech.biz/brake-light-modules.html

I have thought about doing a group buy for this add on LED light. It could be done for $20.

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