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After doing some research, I decided on pulling the trigger on a set of Skene designs Skene Design LED lights.
They have different types and I went for the ones with turning signals for both, front Photon Blasters and back P3s.

Installation takes around 3 hours, I'm pretty slow and like to take my time to do the things right, I'm also not the best mechanic nor have the best tools.

I will recommend anyone to buy a flexible shaft attachment for a drill, it will make things so much easier.

If you are installing them on the front lower screw of the plastic air diffuser, the mount that supposed it's made for this bike WON'T fit, you will need to buy a larger screw, not big deal and I'll email Mr. Skene so he can update his custom mounts.

Here are some pictures of the installation and will post a video as soon as I make it.

Photon Blaster



brighter LEDs - 75% more light! MAKE them see you.
turn signal option - helps ensure oncoming traffic knows your intentions
expandable - now you can add extra LED modules
universal lamp drive capability - convert your existing turn signals into bright marker lights
Finally, there's an affordable, easy to install, very effective front visibility lighting system for your motorcycle.

The Photon Blaster is an extremely bright, highly conspicuous, yellow lighting system designed to mount on the front forks of your motorcycle. Its brightness, color and unique flicker dramatically increase your motorcycle's visibility to approaching traffic.

Many motorists find motorcycles hard to see. Not only are they much smaller than cars but their single headlight often gets lost in the background. Drivers are subconsciously looking out for other cars, and even if they see a motorcycle, it often doesn't really register and gets ignored. It is also hard for many drivers to judge the closing speed and distance of a motorcycle as they see only a single reference point of light.

The Photon Blaster is specifically designed to counter these factors and to maximize the visibility of your motorcycle. The Photon Blaster adds two high-intensity yellow LED light bars on either side of your front wheel. The brilliant yellow color helps your motorcycle stand out and the extra, distinct lights arranged in a triangular pattern with the headlight help oncoming drivers judge how far away you are and how fast you're approaching.

Conspicuity Flicker
A unique and extremely effective feature of the Photon Blaster is that the LEDs flicker. The flicker rate has been chosen such that it maximizes your motorcycle's visibility, without being distracting. Utilizing a high-speed microprocessor and fast-acting, high-intensity LEDs, the Photon Blaster takes advantage of the difference in persistence of vision between the human eye's central field of view and its peripheral view. When viewed directly, the Photon Blaster LEDs appear not to flicker, yet when seen out of the corner of the eye, they have a just-noticeable flicker, significantly enhancing your motorcycle's conspicuity.

Low Power, High Brightness
Unlike high power halogen lamps, the highly efficient and incredibly bright Photon Blaster's LEDs consumes only 2.5 watts, less than 3% of what other auxiliary lights draw. The low current draw of the design requires no relay, and because the lights come on with the ignition, no power switch is needed.

Now with Turn Signal Option
The new PB-TS model adds a second channel, so the left and right LED modules can be controlled independently. Simply connect the extra two input wires on the controller to your existing turn signal wires using the included T-taps, and the Photon Blaster's super bright amber LED modules mimic your turn signals and 4-way flashers.
The TS controller can also power the vehicle's existing turn signals, turning them into bright marker lights, and if they are LED turn signals, they will also inherit the conspicuity flicker of the Photon Blaster's LED modules.

Expandable
In addition to powering the included amber Photon Boosters, the Photon Blaster system can be expanded by adding up to 6 additional Photon Booster LED modules. The TS model can be expanded to support eight LED modules per side.

P3 Lights Features & Benefits


Conspicuity Flicker
A unique and extremely effective feature of the P3 Lights is their exclusive conspicuity flicker. The LEDs have been designed to flicker at a specific flicker rate that maximizes your motorcycle's visibility, without being distracting. Utilizing a high-speed microprocessor and fast-acting, high-intensity LEDs, the P3 Lights system takes advantage of the difference in persistence of vision between the human eye's central field of view and its peripheral view. When viewed directly, P3 Lights' LEDs appear not to flicker, yet when seen out of the corner of the eye, they have a just-noticeable flicker, significantly enhancing your motorcycle's conspicuity, especially to the inattentive driver.

Shortens Stopping Distance and Reaction Time
In addition to adding much brighter lights, the use of rapid acting LEDs in the brake light circuit reduces the time it takes for the lights to reach maximum brightness compared to a normal incandescent bulb. This allows the driver to see that you are braking sooner that he otherwise would, resulting in up to a 17 foot shorter stopping distance at 60 mph.

Another feature of P3 Lights is that when the brakes are applied P3 Lights rapidly flash. This rapid flashing signal has been shown by independent research to reduce the response time of drivers by an average of up to 0.2 seconds. This corresponds to another 17 foot reduction in stopping distance at 60 mph compared to conventional brake lights.

P3 Lights design retains the existing tail light rather than replacing it as other designs do. This provides three valuable benefits:

it increases the overall lit area visible to traffic behind you
it eliminates bulb-out errors caused by a change in operating current
it provides an important redundancy feature should either of the lighting systems fail
Emergency Flasher
P3 Lights include a highly visible emergency flasher which is much more noticeable than the standard 4-way flasher found on some motorcycles. This flasher is easy to enabled, simply by using the brake lever, and provides a very effective warning to traffic around you.

Now with Turn Signal Option
The new P3-TS model adds a second channel, so the left and right LED modules can be controlled independently. Simply connect the extra two input wires on the controller to your existing turn signal wires using the included T-taps, and the P3's super bright LED modules mimic your turn signals and 4-way flashers.

Expandable
In addition to powering the included red Photon Boosters, the P3 Lights system can be expanded by adding up to 6 additional red Photon Booster LED modules. The TS model can be expanded to support eight LED modules per side.

Click one of the buttons below for more information on these features.
 

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functional but ugly as sin, and that music makes me want to bash my head into the nearlest wall. Did you consider mounting them to the pannier with quick disconnects? I guess I just don't get the point if you leave the stock lights on it.:eek:

Sorry just my .02
 

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Thanks for the link.

I think it looks pretty cool. If you don't mind, when I get closer to installing that setup, I will probably ask you for more details on your setup. I'd really appreciate the help.

Thanks! :)
 

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Clearwater just upped the anty with their newest LED offering.
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Serious brightness to light up your path. Serious prices, too.
 

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I love those Clearwater light$. They need to make a kit so that there is one light on the back and front, and one on each side. You'd need a license plate that says BLINDU
 

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I love those Clearwater light$. They need to make a kit so that there is one light on the back and front, and one on each side. You'd need a license plate that says BLINDU
That's why I bought 4 red and 4 amber, if you notice in the pictures, or videos, I have them installed front, back, left and right.

Clem, that is serious money there, seems to be a good product.
I like the Denali LEDs from Twisted throttle, but I had some problems dealing with this company in the past, and don't really want to give them my business.
 

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Hosh, another question. Are you running one controller for the rear and another controller for the front? What I was thinking of doing was using the P3 controller only for fronts and rears; that way when I hit the brakes, all four corners will flash. Plus it will save me money. However, I don't know if it's legal to have flashing lights like that in the front. I'm doing the Google search now....
 

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Hmm. Looking at those brackets, I don't see any reason why the lights couldn't be posted up near the tank like those German fog lamps, correct?
 

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Hosh, another question. Are you running one controller for the rear and another controller for the front? What I was thinking of doing was using the P3 controller only for fronts and rears; that way when I hit the brakes, all four corners will flash. Plus it will save me money. However, I don't know if it's legal to have flashing lights like that in the front. I'm doing the Google search now....
I have one controller for the front and one for the rear, the reason why is because the rear controller, keeps your lights low until you hit the brakes, the front one keeps the lights at 100% all the time and blink with your turn signals.

Unless you want the front to be lower at all times except when braking, then it makes no sense to have both on one controller.
 

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Hmm. Looking at those brackets, I don't see any reason why the lights couldn't be posted up near the tank like those German fog lamps, correct?
That's right sup, and now they have an all white LED, I might actually buy a pair and install it on the internal gas tank holes, this things are so light that you can installed them wherever you like, and all you have to do is connect to the existing cables and the controller will take of the rest.
 
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