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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-01-2008, 09:25 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Flush Mount Signals

I didn't like the stockers so I installed these instead. They are way bright.
I also changed the headlight marker lights to LED's and wired them into the signal circuit.







Hotbodies Racing Flushmount markers for a Honda CBR1000rr.

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How about a picture from a bit further away...



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Yeah I have NO idea where you have mounted them!
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I would like to see a head on shot.

I don't think these would be visible to oncoming traffic.
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I also wired the headlight marker lights into the signal circuit to ensure that I can been seen from both the front and sides.

Japanese scientists have created a camera with such a fast shutter speed they now can photograph a woman with her mouth shut.
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looks like the stock location.
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coming back to this, is there any flush turn signal for 2015 650?

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A friend of mine's son went "flush" on his Yamaha crotch-rocket something or another and now wonders why people don't seem to know if, when or where he is TURNING. I also have made the same observation when following him-- for the most part I can't tell what his turn intentions are until I am pretty dang close--- from some angles.

I must just be old.... but I want all that information to be OBVIOUS (me, turning, stopping, etc.) and not held as some sort of secret.

JUST ME.

I don't mean to bash your project. Just be careful, huh?

I want to read about your adventures and ride reports.... not about potential accidents!~!

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of course!

I just want to see if anybody has it and how it looks like on Versys...

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A friend of mine's son went "flush" on his Yamaha crotch-rocket something or another and now wonders why people don't seem to know if, when or where he is TURNING. I also have made the same observation when following him-- for the most part I can't tell what his turn intentions are until I am pretty dang close--- from some angles.

I must just be old.... but I want all that information to be OBVIOUS (me, turning, stopping, etc.) and not held as some sort of secret.

JUST ME.

I don't mean to bash your project. Just be careful, huh?

I want to read about your adventures and ride reports.... not about potential accidents!~!

IMHO this has the potential to be a great idea, but again I'm not sure it is quite right for me, yet. I would need a view of the bike from a few feet away or more to see what the visibility of the indicators from a distance is. I have been thinking of something like this since getting my bike and seeing how the indicators are mounted to the fairing on my 2015 model. I definitely want to move my front signals inward so as to protect them and the fairing tab that holds them. There is a definite risk of damage to the signals and more importantly, the fairing from a tip over or drop. I'm not sure that even engine guards are enough to protect the fairing because of the way Kawi mounted the front indicators.
This idea is cool looking, but the concerns others here have about visibility is warranted. What might be a way of looking at this is it's a good start to a possibly good idea. If the OP is happy with it, then that is his call. However, I also respect the comment made by unstable_rider about his safety. We should be looking at that aspect of mods presented on this forum for everyone's sake. If the OP would post some more pics, it would be helpful. I'm hoping no one takes offense to my comments here, it just happens to be something I am trying to do myself, so I would love to see more of what Bicyclebob came up with, and maybe see some other people's ideas.
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Talking about it is good. Pictures even better.
Might be an educational moment in there, even for me.

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I definitely want to see more flushmount turn signals...
especially pictures from the front, flaching in daylight.

So many cheap chineese low light leds out there, there is no legal or conspicuous solutions to eliminate the protruding front blinker..
help!
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I'm interested in flushmount only to avoid breaking then when dirt riding.
I think the best I cant do for saving my turn signals right now is to remove the clamps and pull out the metal plate from inside the turn signal and tie it somehow (simple electrical tape should do fine), so the turn signal will pop out and will not crack the fairing. It's holding very well without this over designed clamp.
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I'm interested in flushmount only to avoid breaking then when dirt riding.
I think the best I cant do for saving my turn signals right now is to remove the clamps and pull out the metal plate from inside the turn signal and tie it somehow (simple electrical tape should do fine), so the turn signal will pop out and will not crack the fairing. It's holding very well without this over designed clamp.
heres a thought for you, why not remake those brace things out of some thin plastic (like from a milk jug)

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heres a thought for you, why not remake those brace things out of some thin plastic (like from a milk jug)
the turn signal already has a sort of lip that is excessively hard to put in the fairing, so, no need for any such clamping.
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the turn signal already has a sort of lip that is excessively hard to put in the fairing, so, no need for any such clamping.
ah ok

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