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Indicator upgrade
« on: July 04, 2019, 10:16:12 PM »
Hi all, I saw this on a Triumph Trophy site on Facebook, they looked pretty cool so I ordered a set.
With the headlights on the Indicator lens shows white, then if you indicate, the white goes off, and the amber flashes.
Childs play to fit, hour tops, I took a feed from the lighter socket to power them.
I think they look the part, and being led, a very low power draw.

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Re: Indicator upgrade
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2019, 12:55:57 AM »
Link to the information???  I like your new look.
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Re: Indicator upgrade
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2019, 06:22:50 PM »
*Originally Posted by Hoovooloo [+]
Link to the information???  I like your new look.

I bought them off Ebay, saw someone's post on Facebook, they did the same, I think they look good, work well, and childs play to fit..... eBay item number:
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Re: Indicator upgrade
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2019, 12:09:56 PM »
Looks good. I know you said itís easy to fit but how easy for a person with limited knowledge?!!! Are you able to give a step by step overview of what you did, any hints or tips? Just want to make sure I can successfully manage to fit them! Cheers

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Re: Indicator upgrade
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2019, 12:59:00 PM »
Question - these operate in white mode in normal use I guess, but what happens when the indicator is activated?  Do they flash Amber - White - Amber - White or do they go Amber - Off - Amber - Off ?
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Re: Indicator upgrade
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2019, 01:58:47 PM »
In the front, mine goes amber off amber off amber ..... white.
At the back I have done the same with my stopping light. I think the original stopping light is not so bright, and you must be in the direction the LED shines.
So there i have amber off amber nothing, or amber off amber braking light.

Mounting is very simple, mine came with a rubber peace. This imitate the plastic fitting.
On the LED lamp construction, there is a (dummy) part of the lamp which fits in the original lamp foot fitting.
The other wire is connected to your day running light, or and stopping light.
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Re: Indicator upgrade
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2019, 09:16:34 AM »
I ordered a set of these thanks to Wilko.  Took me half hour to fit and I am pretty useless at this kind of thing.  It really was simple yet the end result is amazing.  Clear white lights and with a similar bulb in the central parking light it really does make a difference in visibility for the bike. Went out for a 150 mile ride yesterday and during stops a few other bikers were enquiring about them and considering fitting them. On a Trophy they make the size of the bike more visible and wide. Can only be of benefit in keeping me safe on roads were cars always seem to not see a bike! Going to keep the original bulbs on the bike just in case some over-zealous member of the constabulary pulls me and comments on them. The original bulbs can be re-fitted in minutes. Not sure what the law is on using the DRLís by night. There seems to be some vagueness on this. Even a traffic office friend of mine seemed unsure. I think I might just fit a small switch somewhere on the side of the glove box (on the outside right panel so it canít be seen but can be operated instantly if needed) so I can simply just switch them off if needed. The indicators will still function as they donít rely on the live feed that the white light needs. Any ideas?

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Re: Indicator upgrade
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2019, 10:54:47 AM »
If you use a small mini switch, in the 12 V power line from the light source. then you interrupt the power to the LED. 
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