L E D lights in marker and brakes.


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L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by Peeler » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:34 pm



Replaced the marker/brake lights with led's to be seen better.
Now the tail light warning on the dash lights up.
I know you have to use a resistor for turn signals, do I have to install one for my tail lights also?
If so what one and where?
My bike is a 1984 Aspencade.
Thanks for any and all help.
Danny



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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by paneled » Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:11 pm

most parts stores who sell led bulbs also sell load simulators
you will need one for every led you install to make the tell tale
light on the dash go out, I have led bulbs in my 86 sei and I had
to use 4 of them one on each turn signal bulb to make the self
cancel operate, I didn`t use one on the brake lights and my dash
warning light is on, but I know why and I just live with it.
86 aspy sei
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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by Ghostt » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:31 am

I had the same problem when I installed the wig wag brake light modulator, and LEDs.

My fix was just take the brake light warning light bulb out of the dash, free and easy fix.

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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by olewingrider » Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:58 am

where did u get the side marker lights from. I can find em for about $20 on ebay.but the bugers want twice that to mail em to me ?

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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by Ghostt » Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:38 pm


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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by olewingrider » Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:51 pm

I don't have lights to use those bulbs in. I have the stock 1200 fairing amber reflectors .like to put lights in place of them.

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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by Ghostt » Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:57 pm

olewingrider wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:51 pm
I don't have lights to use those bulbs in. I have the stock 1200 fairing amber reflectors .like to put lights in place of them.
I'm not understanding what you mean, the LED bulbs I got at Amazon, are a replacement for the 1157 bulb, that Honda used in the tail/brake lights and the front turn signals. You just remove the old bulbs, and install the LEDs in their place.

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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by olewingrider » Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:37 pm

tail lights arnt marker lights. I have a 1200 with amber reflectors on side of fairing. I like to change those to lights.these used to be available at different gold wing accessorie shops.
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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by Ghostt » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:43 am

olewingrider wrote:
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:37 pm
tail lights arnt marker lights. I have a 1200 with amber reflectors on side of fairing. I like to change those to lights.these used to be available at different gold wing accessorie shops.
I gotcha, I found a set of those on eBay, that's how I got mine, after that it's a matter of wiring them in. I wired mine into the the front turn signals here's the type I got

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2805362294

Try searching for truck led reflectors

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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by olewingrider » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:51 am

thanks. ordered them,from china..so they should get here for spring.



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