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post #1 of 49 Old 03-31-2014, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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I put some small led lights on my 2011 Wee 650, but they are for being seen not for driving lights,has anyone tried the small driving lights from Walmart? I have been thinking about putting them on the wee.
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You know I've looked at those more than once. They are no Denali's but they are very inexpensive. You certainly wouldn't be out much if you tried them. You go first and post pictures! Somebody has to be the early adopter. Haha!:mrgreen:

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I used to run a set of Wally World 55 watt driving lights on my FJR when I still had that bike. They actually worked VERY well. Only hesitation I would have using them on the Strom would be power requirements of a set of any lights that weren't LED.
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I have a friend who put them on his Gold Wing. They made great light for visibility, but they kept burning out and had had to keep replacing them. He eventually gave up on it. Just sayin'.

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I have a friend who put them on his Gold Wing. They made great light for visibility, but they kept burning out and had had to keep replacing them. He eventually gave up on it. Just sayin'.
That was my experience as well.

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I have a friend who put them on his Gold Wing. They made great light for visibility, but they kept burning out and had had to keep replacing them. He eventually gave up on it. Just sayin'.
LED's are SUPPOSED to be pretty much indestructible. they are SUPPOSED to be shock proof and impervious to voltage spikes.

I tried one of the home depot $10 LED lamps(bulb is not the correct term) in my shops drop lamp yeah that was a waste of money.

one has to wonder how crappy the manufacturing is in these products to make them not last.

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amazon and other places now have Cree LED lights, 10 watt, retina burning bright for under $40 delivered for a pair.



this photo does not do a good job on showing the brightness of them.
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amazon and other places now have Cree LED lights, 10 watt, retina burning bright for under $40 delivered for a pair.



this photo does not do a good job on showing the brightness of them.

What this guy said!

I ordered a set, just search at amazon for "TMH Cree LED" and you'll see all of their options. I just got mine mounted and will say I was very very impressed by quality for being chinese. Just be warned that shipping is a little slow.

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^ I have a set of these. Too bright for night but great for daytime running lights.
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