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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-21-2019, 02:32 PM Thread Starter
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I changed out my stock turn signals yesterday with BikeMaster turn signals. In my opinion they look WAY better and if the bike is dropped (like I did after owning it for not even 5 days) the fairing wont crack as the signals wont hit the ground. Cost me $135 for everything. Picture 1 is stock, picture 2 is with aftermarket on the left and BM on the right, 3rd picture is BikeMaster on both sides. The lighting didn't do well in the picture but the LED's are much much brighter.
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Cool, Looks good! Which bikemaster signals did you use? Dumb question, but how do the new signals keep the fairing from cracking? How much shorter than the stock ones are they? I have Puig Crash bars and am looking for signals that will not stick out beyond the crash bars like the stock ones.
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You can keep the fairing from cracking in a tip-over, by removing the metal piece at the attachment end of the OEM signal. Mine has been dropped w/ NO issues to the signal (altho' I DID damage the saddle-bag...!) when I dropped it, TWICE.

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I changed out my stock turn signals yesterday with BikeMaster turn signals. In my opinion they look WAY better and if the bike is dropped (like I did after owning it for not even 5 days) the fairing wont crack as the signals wont hit the ground. Cost me $135 for everything. Picture 1 is stock, picture 2 is with aftermarket on the left and BM on the right, 3rd picture is BikeMaster on both sides. The lighting didn't do well in the picture but the LED's are much much brighter.
As Eddie mentioned in post #3, removing the metal retainer solves the fairing damage. I know as I put the bike on my lift and it was too close to some stacked boxes , the signal light popped out, no damage , trust me , lots of force needed to get back in. Very bad design as if you look closely the plastic flexes even with the retainer out.
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Cool, Looks good! Which bikemaster signals did you use? Dumb question, but how do the new signals keep the fairing from cracking? How much shorter than the stock ones are they? I have Puig Crash bars and am looking for signals that will not stick out beyond the crash bars like the stock ones.

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...ignals----Turn Signals
https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...saki---Adapter Plate fitment is pretty good
https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...-resistors---- Need these for LED turn signals
https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...-adapters----- Plug and Play


Those are the links for everything. It actually turned out to be only $75 for everything. Super easy install and makes the bike look way better in my opinion. The turn signals are also flexible which is nice.

Also to answer you question, they are about an inch shorter than stock. So they wont hit the ground in a drop, but your handguards and saddlebags will take the beating as Fasteddie said

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