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post #1 of 18 Old 01-10-2006, 01:01 AM Thread Starter
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Auxiliary Taillights or flashers

Looking to increase the rear visibilty on my Strom. What is the "been there done that" way to mount another light or 2, and/or brake flasher kit.
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post #2 of 18 Old 01-10-2006, 09:31 PM
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Kisan Tailblazer replacement tail light bulbs work great. Just plug them in and you're done. They are halogens so they're a bit brighter and they have adjustable tail light intensity so you can choose between a greater or lesser intensity compared to the brake lights, which by the way are modulated. This sucker demands attention. And it couldn't be any easier to install. I have a pair in my Strom for sure.

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I did the Hyperlite route; VERY pleased with the overall quality, price etc. Daylight vis. is way better than I would have expected. I'm always quite paranoid about getting whacked when stopped, so these don't eliminate the concerns completely but do help
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Thanks. I am researching both of these.

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New product...

You might consider the new Kisan LPC-16 Three products in one. I just installed one and I like it a lot.

Embedded in the die cast license plate frame are super-bright, wide angle, arrays of LEDs for sequential turn signals, tail lighting, and brake light modulation. Very bright, very visible, very cool.

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Got Hyperlite break unit for the V-Strom and very happy with it.

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If you have hard bags I would also add reflective striping 8) My bike from the rear "glows" at night when lights hit it. Even if my taillight burned out at night I know I'm visible

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If you have hard bags I would also add reflective striping 8) My bike from the rear "glows" at night when lights hit it. Even if my taillight burned out at night I know I'm visible
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Kisan Tailblazer replacement tail light bulbs work great. Just plug them in and you're done. They are halogens so they're a bit brighter and they have adjustable tail light intensity so you can choose between a greater or lesser intensity compared to the brake lights, which by the way are modulated. This sucker demands attention. And it couldn't be any easier to install. I have a pair in my Strom for sure.
I am interested in maybe going this route.. could you let me know where to find these bulbs/kits.? Thanks in advance!

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Brake light flasher

I use one of these inexpensive ones.
http://www.brakeflasher.com/MBFwired.htm
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