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  1. DL650A - 2017+
    Hi guys and girls. I have a 2019 650XT, I want to buy auxiliary lights, mid to long range. It's mostly for highway, high speed, nothing technical. So I want something that can illuminate for a good distance, but not the extreme. Does that make sense? I don't know what type of lights to buy, I...
  2. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Hey! I am a new owner of a 2008 DL000 and as such I am making some minor adjustments to fit my riding. To go with the engine guard and rear hard bag mounts I intend to buy some "plug-and-play) LED headlights. I have heard that you can overwhelm the bike fairly quickly by drawing too much on the...
  3. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    So here's the sequence of events. I'm doing a long ride from Los Angeles to the Canadian border. 2011 Wee. One night, the high beams were flashing randomly, as if a gremlin was randomly hitting the high-beam switch. Low beams stayed on through all that. But then the next day, the headlights were...
  4. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    This is a basic electrical/test question for a novice so please be patient. I dropped the my 2009 DL650 in the rain the other day. I smashed the left front indicator light case (only the raw led bulb is left which I've covered in clear tape for now), and somehow (??) also rattled apart the...
  5. Techy World! GPS, Electronics, etc
    My new-to-me 2011 Wee has the plain black plastic handguards, but they're kind of falling off. When looking for replacements, I'm thinking of the Tusk D-Flex handguards with built-in lights. (Can't be too visible out there.) The lights are meant to be wired in with your blinkers, so they would...
  6. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I'm looking for solid auxillary LED light kits for front flood/spot use. I find the current low beams woefully inadequate. I was looking at the Denali stuff at Revzilla, but damn, that's pricey for LED lights. Any other options out there that you guys have used successfully?
  7. DL650A - 2012-2016
    Just to let folks know that Suzuki replaced both my headlights under guarantee. This was because after the first time I rode in the rain I noticed some condensation in the lights (see attached image). My bike is about 5 months old. When I told my dealer about this he asked me to send him the...
  8. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Just installed my new lights and wanted to share a video review of the lights and some of the install. If it helps anyone, I'm happy! http://youtu.be/skvlweqyqFA?list=UU-Zs0b2qkDQKbpDrnJnN0uA
  9. DL650A - 2012-2016
    It finally happened to ME ! ... (kwap!) ... Yes ... When parking my bike, I turned the key too far, to the left, past the "LOCK" position and into the PARKING LIGHTS POSITION ... Walked away and left it that way for over 96 hours ... Battery was stone-cold dead (zip, nada, zilch). I got a...
  10. Techy World! GPS, Electronics, etc
    I read a thread already regarding Flash2Pass installation, but didn't see this particular question specifically addressed. I have the Easter Beaver headlight wiring by-pass installed. I'm looking at the headlights, and see 2 horizontal (yellow and white) wires and 1 vertical (black.) I want...
  11. DL650A - 2012-2016
    Hi Stromers, I’ve been a lurker for awhile before buying a 2012 Vstrom 650 in July 2012. Here’s the payback for all the great ideas I gleamed from the site.  This project adds Skene P3 Lights with turn signals, utilizing Eastern Beavers Tail light adaptor (version 2) to a 2012 Vstrom 650...
  12. General V-Strom Discussion
    I've purchased the running/brake/signal tail-lights from Hyperlights. It's my understanding that the farther apart you have them, the bigger you look and it helps with depth perception for cage riders. So, I'm thinking of mounting them on the outer edge of my Givi trunks. What bugs me a...
  13. DL650A - 2012-2016
    For you electrical guys, has anyone replaced the small "running lights" at the top outermost edges of the headlight housing with orange bulbs and wired them in as turn signals? I'm not sure if they would be bright enough, but they would be somewhat less prone to getting broke buy going off road...
  14. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    OK, I need some help here. Does nobody use actual, proper fog lights anymore? I can't find them anywhere! :headbang: I live in the San Francisco CA Bay area where there is plenty of fog at times and I commute on my bike so having good fog lights would be very helpful. By proper fog lights I...
  15. DL650A - 2012-2016
    I bought 2 autoswitches back in 09, one was for my R1150GSA and he other for a friend who then decided he didn't want it. Consequently, I have a new in package 5NB2 Autoswitch I'd like to use on the blinker cancel switch. I haven't found a 2012 wiring diagram yet, but on an 09, it looked like...
  16. V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    Hi, Today I purchased a set of driving lights from Walmart. The box says they are Optronics something or others and they are 55w bulbs (I will switch them out for 35's so as not to drain the batter). I removed the reflectors on the front forks and bolted the bracket into that receiving end...
  17. Product Reviews
    Check out the full product review of the Hyper-Lite U32 setup.
  18. V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    After having shattered yet another front turn signal in an embarrasing tip over, I started to look at other options. Afterall, 48 dollars for an OE replacement assembly is awefully expensive. Flush mounts seem like a good option, so do some mini turn signals, and I've even heard good things...
  19. V-Strom Modifications and Performance
    I liked the extra light on the road provided by the driving lights I had on my last strom, but to be effective without blinding oncoming traffic, driving lights need to be mounted as high as possible. On the strom this is close to the headlights, which doesn't help conspicuity much since the...
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