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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old Jan 19th, 2010, 1:19 am Thread Starter
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Just installed new marker lights on the front of my 08 GT. I saw a review of these on webbikeworld.com . A month later it won webBikeWorld.com 2009 Motorcycle Accessory of the Year . The lights match the color of the stock xenon headlight. Theres a little "podmod" attached that makes the lights twinkle to attract more attention. Well worth the $ http://www.bikevis.com/
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They look great. I am thinking of ordering a set. Do I need to order the lights and the modpod or just the modpod( if it includes the lights) ??

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You have to order both Larry. Thanks
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Lenbo,

You certainly got my attention with this post as for years I've known I should have auxiliary lights but resisted the highly popular Motolights and their clunky front caliper mounts. I've checked out the Bikevis web site but can you tell us more about your installation as I too ride a 2008 model GT.

o What color did you decide upon, white or blue?
o How exactly did you hook up the lights? I know, two simple wires.
o Did you have to drill in to the kidney grille to mount the lights?

Appreciate your help,

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I think these lights are a different breed than motolights. Motolights throw a lot of light down the road while these led lights are just markers or running lights. I have the motolights and may even order a set of these bullet lights to put on my other bike that have no auxiliary light. Thry look to be very inconspicuous.

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Lenbo,

You certainly got my attention with this post as for years I've known I should have auxiliary lights but resisted the highly popular Motolights and their clunky front caliper mounts. I've checked out the Bikevis web site but can you tell us more about your installation as I too ride a 2008 model GT.

o What color did you decide upon, white or blue?
o How exactly did you hook up the lights? I know, two simple wires.
o Did you have to drill in to the kidney grille to mount the lights?

Appreciate your help,

David
# 1 Got the white, don't need any hassels from "The Man".
# 2 Very easy, spliced into the GPS plug. Brown wire ground ,red white stripe + . No relay needed. Lights switch on with a turn of the key.
# 3 Drilled very small holes in the plastic piece in front of the oil cooler, just large enough to pass the wires threw.

David these lights aren't so you can see further down the road but are so cars coming at you will notice you a little more. Hopefully !

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Can you post a pic with the OEM front HID illuminated? I'm wondering to what extent the mini-lights can be seen when the primary HID is blazing.

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Yea Scott I'll take one at dusk.

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David these lights aren't so you can see further down the road but are so cars coming at you will notice you a little more. Hopefully !
Duly noted Larry and Lenbo. I know the Motolights are true aux lighting while these are marker or DRLs.

I make it a point not to ride at night if possible so these smaller less obtrusive lights just might be the ticket.

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Can you post a pic with the OEM front HID illuminated? I'm wondering to what extent the mini-lights can be seen when the primary HID is blazing.

Thanks,

Scott
Here ya go Scott , these where taken today @ 5:30 PM. What you can't see in the pic's are the lights twinkling just enough to catch you're eye.
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