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Reply #15 on: July 07, 2020, 10:39:04 pm
For what it's worth Alchemy has an online outlet for the USA (and for many other countries)
https://us-alchemyparts.glopalstore.com/search.php?search_query=%22Black%20Motorbike%20LED%20Stoplight%20Taillight%20Red%20Lens%20for%20Project%20Custom%20Classic%20Bike%22&section=product

Thanks, that is good to know. I didn't realize they have a US distributor... would have saved some time in shipping but at least it cost almost exact same. 
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Reply #16 on: August 07, 2020, 02:36:01 pm
Are you happy with the LED blinkers? The Ebay link you posted has expired, but there are literally dozens of sellers with similar so that's no issue. They're still working for you? Also, did you have to add resistors?
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Reply #17 on: August 07, 2020, 02:43:14 pm
Are you happy with the LED blinkers? The Ebay link you posted has expired, but there are literally dozens of sellers with similar so that's no issue. They're still working for you? Also, did you have to add resistors?

Yes quite happy!   Small, but not too small, all metal construction. 
You will have to buy / install new electrical connectors if in the US since it's damn near impossible to source the OEM ones here. 
no resistor just had to change out the default relay with an LED relay (very cheap and easy to install). 
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Reply #18 on: August 07, 2020, 04:23:44 pm
Good to know, and thanks for the reply. It's amazing that with the popularity of the RE twins more companies aren't doing what they've done for the Triumph community and made wiring harnesses. Shows that we're still considered second-class citizens, at least for a while (until Triumph goes bankrupt lol).
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Reply #19 on: August 07, 2020, 04:26:42 pm
Might try these. Look great and a solid company. A bit more $$$ but they seem pretty legit.

https://www.kuryakyn.com/products/4843/torpedo-led-lights
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Reply #20 on: August 07, 2020, 04:42:14 pm
Might try these. Look great and a solid company. A bit more $$$ but they seem pretty legit.

https://www.kuryakyn.com/products/4843/torpedo-led-lights

Those are real nice too!  At twice the price you may want to look on ebay,  probably find exactly the same for lot cheaper.
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Reply #21 on: August 07, 2020, 04:43:24 pm
Hello there- I'm new here also  - your bike is rather excellent

I have the same paint scheme as you do -

On mine so far...

i) Tec slipons, levers, bashplate
ii) DNA filter (controversial?)
iii) Booster plug (controversial!)

Can I ask do you have a link for those risers - weighing up whether to do risers or new bars as it turns out I have short arms...

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Reply #22 on: August 07, 2020, 06:28:49 pm
Those are real nice too!  At twice the price you may want to look on ebay,  probably find exactly the same for lot cheaper.

The price is what's holding me back. As much as I love Ebay, and Amazon for that matter, the plethora of Chinese knock-offs makes me leery of the quality. Yes, I know the name-brands are re-branded Chinese materials and I'm sure some percentage of the sellers on Ebay/Amazon are legitimate small businesses trying to reach the largest audience they can. But is the customer service there if/when needed?

The above argument is just the LED-taillight specific argument for anything for/against Ebay/Amazon  ;) Glad you're happy with yours! Bike looks great btw.
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Reply #23 on: August 07, 2020, 07:16:25 pm
I just ordered these. They are "marker" lights for motorhomes. I'm hoping that they will fit right into the holes on the tail light bracket (with no stem).
$8 usd for 5 red and 5 amber
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07QD8P6R9/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

Do not know where they are made but the company is from NJ.
https://www.nilight.com/pages/about-us

If they don't workout, I guess I could just buy a motorhome ;).
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Reply #24 on: August 07, 2020, 08:12:40 pm
I just ordered these. They are "marker" lights for motorhomes. I'm hoping that they will fit right into the holes on the tail light bracket (with no stem).
$8 usd for 5 red and 5 amber
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07QD8P6R9/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

Pretty interesting idea! Can't wait to hear how/whether it works out.
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Reply #25 on: August 08, 2020, 12:43:42 am
I just ordered these. They are "marker" lights for motorhomes. I'm hoping that they will fit right into the holes on the tail light bracket (with no stem).
$8 usd for 5 red and 5 amber
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07QD8P6R9/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

Do not know where they are made but the company is from NJ.
https://www.nilight.com/pages/about-us

If they don't workout, I guess I could just buy a motorhome ;).

I have changed mine again but I had the same idea for the rear. I used bar end LEDs in the stock holes. I also used a smaller taillight. The stock one will hide your signals when viewed from behind.


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Reply #26 on: August 08, 2020, 01:06:11 am
I have changed mine again but I had the same idea for the rear. I used bar end LEDs in the stock holes. I also used a smaller taillight. The stock one will hide your signals when viewed from behind.
True that. I'll be getting a "oldy" taillight. I got the marker lights because I couldn't find a red bar end. I'll also fit a Blinker Genie so that the rear turn signals act as running lights as well.
https://www.amazon.com/Custom-LED-Blinker-Genie-Automobiles/dp/B07DQRPRLW/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&hvadid=78134098639177&hvbmt=be&hvdev=c&hvqmt=e&keywords=blinker+genie&qid=1596845118&sr=8-2&tag=mh0b-20
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Reply #27 on: August 08, 2020, 11:10:09 am

Can I ask do you have a link for those risers - weighing up whether to do risers or new bars as it turns out I have short arms...

Found these :

https://www.britishlegends.fr/en/risers-royal-enfield.html

2cm higher and 2cm closer just sounds like the right amount.
Hitchcocks offers risers too, but they are just 3cm higher, not closer.

Mike
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Reply #28 on: August 09, 2020, 04:02:32 pm
Those risers look just about right Mike - thanks for that.
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Reply #29 on: August 09, 2020, 09:56:33 pm
Here is mine.
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