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post #1 of 9 Old 07-21-2019, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
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Video: Mounting auxillary LED lights with switch

I made a little video showing how the wiring goes when you install a switch and pair of LED lights,. This is obviously pre wiring clean up. Just shows the basic premise. If I can do this, so can you.

https://youtu.be/iTHaHVN6CVs
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post #2 of 9 Old 07-21-2019, 10:44 PM
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I like the inside mount. I have Motech bars and my el cheapo's are mounted on the outside and suffer injury every time I fall over.
Nice video and congratulations it worked. The ones I got had a blue ring around the light and the flashers looked too police like so i cut the wires to them.
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Nice, the price of LED lights has really come down, I hope they last. I had a cheapo set on my 650, a washboard road in Utah took em out a couple years ago, the lights held up, but the casing\mounting assembly disintegrated.
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I like the inside mount. I have Motech bars and my el cheapo's are mounted on the outside and suffer injury every time I fall over.
Nice video and congratulations it worked. The ones I got had a blue ring around the light and the flashers looked too police like so i cut the wires to them.
. As an afterthought I think I should have an inline fuse . Not sure what to get though and what wire to install it on
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Try an inline fuse holder and a 10 amp fuse. Although a 5'er should do for an LED. Put in on the plus side as close to the battery as possible.
You don't want a short down the line, too much chance of further damage.
Most lighting sets that I've gotten, even Chinese, came with a fuse holder and fuse always on the plus side.
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Try an inline fuse holder and a 10 amp fuse. Although a 5'er should do for an LED. Put in on the plus side as close to the battery as possible.
You don't want a short down the line, too much chance of further damage.
Most lighting sets that I've gotten, even Chinese, came with a fuse holder and fuse always on the plus side.
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To be honest though, the wires on the running lights I have, the excess is balled up under the dash I made.
It's installed correctly but not very neatly. I can half ass a lot of stuff.
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Thanks for this. I'm looking to do the exact same set up!
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Thanks for this. I'm looking to do the exact same set up! <img src="https://www.stromtrooper.com/images/StromTrooper_2015/smilies/tango_face_smile.png" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />
no problem . Don't forget to put a 10 amp inline fuse on the plus side near battery. I did not do this in the video
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