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post #1 of 14 Old 07-17-2017, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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Switch, is this good?

I received this from china, but was told by someone it might not be good because it's not sealed.

Opinions? Suggestions? Does Suzuki offer a switch i could buy that would look better?

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post #2 of 14 Old 07-17-2017, 03:27 PM
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None of the stock switches on your bike are sealed either.
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Cool thanks!

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Let us know how well it works,
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Was gonna ask the dealership to install my new lights... but at 200$ for install plus 50$ for the no-name brackets, no thanks.

I'll just take my time and order some 10-15$ ebay brackets. Ideally, i'd like to find a plug to tap into the front aux port (the one used for heating grips) for power.

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Was gonna ask the dealership to install my new lights... but at 200$ for install plus 50$ for the no-name brackets, no thanks.

I'll just take my time and order some 10-15$ ebay brackets. Ideally, i'd like to find a plug to tap into the front aux port (the one used for heating grips) for power.
You should find that connector at eastern beaver.
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Assuming they are low current LED lights and that you are running a Vee2, you can use the white lead from the horn just under the beak. Build a "Y" splitter with those crimp (or solder) flat blade quick connect terminals. Then you can plug one end back onto the horn and the other to whatever you please. Those crimp terminals are available in water resistant styles or you can heat shrink over them once they are connected.

Added bonus is that the white horn lead is switched +12V to the key "on" position only and won't be powered when you set the key to "P"ark.
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We have our new wiring harnesses in stock. Three wires connect to the bike. Red to batery postive, black to battery negative, white to a switched source (e.g., tail light positive).

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Assuming they are low current LED lights and that you are running a Vee2, you can use the white lead from the horn just under the beak. Build a "Y" splitter with those crimp (or solder) flat blade quick connect terminals. Then you can plug one end back onto the horn and the other to whatever you please. Those crimp terminals are available in water resistant styles or you can heat shrink over them once they are connected.

Added bonus is that the white horn lead is switched +12V to the key "on" position only and won't be powered when you set the key to "P"ark.
Wow, never thought about doing it that way

Here are the specs the the lights:
Voltage: 10V-30V
Power: 18W
Lumens: 1800LM

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