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GL1800 Goldwing and F6B Auxiliary Light Brackets

Posted by on Mar 7, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Our friends at Firecreek Accessories have released new light brackets for the Honda GL1800 Goldwing and F6B model motorcycles. These Auxiliary light brackets fit behind the mirrors of your GL1800 or F6B and look “like factory” when installed per the instructions provided. They are powder-coated 60% gloss black, accommodate auxiliary lights up to 6.5″ Inches in diameter with a mounting stud up to 7/16″ or 10mm in diameter and 1.75″ long. New stainless steel mounting hardware included: Replace the stock Phillips head screws with longer hex head bolts and new lock-washers for easier and proper installation. Bracket installation is simple with just a few hand-tools – visit http://www.firecreekacc.com/lightbrackets.htm for more details and to purchase direct! These Goldwing light brackets will work with all of our LED Auxiliary Lighting options. Pricing is $79.90 per pair. (Note: These are sold directly from Firecreek Accessories)...

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Dimmer Wiring

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

The following wiring diagram shows how to wire auxiliary LED lights using the LEDRider dimmer. For a full size diagram, please click on the image below.   Please note that the wiring method shown above is the only method that LEDRider suggests! While some customers like to attach the blue bypass wire to their high-beam wire, LEDRider does not suggest attaching anything to your headlight circuit. If you choose to attach the blue wire to your high-beam wire, we’d suggest adding a 2 amp fuse in-line with the blue wire. The drawing below shows how one customer wired their dimmer, using a relay so the lights turn on after ignition, and using the high-beam to trigger full power to the lights.  General Notes: Once dimmer wiring is trimmed to desired length, we suggest applying shrink tubing  to the wire bundle to help protect and organize the wiring. If the blue bypass wire is not is use, make sure it is insulated and...

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LR4 Light Brackets for the Gen2 FJR

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Our friend Dave over at WynPro Machine has designed some top notch light mounts for the LR4 flood light. I have to say these brackets look great, and the fit and finish is top notch. They are rock solid, and designed with an emphasis on stability and minimum vibration. Here’s what’s included with the brackets from WynPro: One pair of 1/4 inch thick 6061-T6 aluminum brackets. (no finish at this time) One set of rubber gaskets to protect the fairing. Stainless steel mounting hardware (5mm socket flat head screw, washer, lock washer and locknut) These will fit a Gen2 FJR. There is an access hole for the cable to allow Gen2 owners to feed right through the vents. These do not come finished. You can paint them yourself or have them painted. Price will be $50.00 shipped to the lower 48 states. Canadian FJR owners $57.00 U.S. Note: These light brackets are sold directly from WynPro. You can use the contact form below to request more information and ordering details. Use the form below to request more information from WynPro about the LR4 light brackets: Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Your...

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1000 Foot LR4 Shots

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

The pictures below show the awesome range of the LR4 LED motorcycle floods. The custom engineered mirrored reflector allows a pair of LR4 floods to throw usable light well past 1000 feet. Unlike comparable lights, the LR4’s advanced optics throws light farther without the near field glare, while still providing a strong flood pattern. Bike was in turnout on right side of road on center stand, 2004 FJR 1300. Camera was on tripod on the left side of road. 1st tree is at 750 feet, second tree is at 1000 feet. GPS was reset at the farthest tree and bike ridden up to the pull out and turned around: https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-c-tgnYwIsB8/UndK8_eavnI/AAAAAAAACnc/pfYmP4xFgpA/s912/IMG_20131102_235944.jpg Note: you can click on the pictures on drop box to zoom in to full size. First shot is stock low beams with +80 Halogens: https://www.dropbox.com/s/6u9bfo4i5q9ohd6/1low.jpg This is stock highbeams, +80% halogens: https://www.dropbox.com/s/kkdv8k420lwq46d/2high.jpg This is low beams plus 2 LR4 floods:...

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LED auxiliary lights and FM Radio interference

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

We recently had a customer purchase a set of our LR4 Quad Cree XML U2 motorcycle lights that were installed on a Honda Goldwing. The customer reported that when the lights were turned on it caused interference with the FM radio signal. After some research we discovered that the cause of the radio interference was due to the PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) circuit in the lights which was being picked up by the radio through the wiring. We suggested installing a ferrite choke on the LED leads and shipped a set of Fair Rite RF chokes to the customer. Our customer reported back that once the chokes were installed on the wiring, that the lights being on no longer had any effect on radio reception :). If you’re have problems with your LED motorcycle lighting affecting FM or AM radio reception, we suggest installing the following ferrite chokes. Fair-Rite 0431164181 EMI/RFI Suppressor:   When installing RF chokes on your wiring, it is best to get the choke as close to the light as possible. The wire should also be looped once through the choke, so the core clamps around the wire loop. Note that any ferrite core choke with a frequency range of 1MHz to 300MHz should work for this application, and are available at Radio Shack and other electronics...

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LR4 Flood Pictures

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Night shots of the LR4 Quad Cree XM-L U2 Flood light compared to the stock lights of a 2004 Yamaha FJR with +80% Halogen upgrades. Pictures below taken in a circular parking area with the fence and trees wrapping around from the right side. Fence dead center in the photo is 180 feet. Clicking on a picture will open the full size version. Stock Low Beam: Stock High Beam:   In the following picture the stock headlight was covered by a towel. The trees farthest out, center of the images, are at 500 feet (large tree), and 600 feet (tree to the left and behind the large tree in the center. Two LR4 Floods:   We’ll have more pictures coming soon!...

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