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Where did you get the switch for the fog ligths?


That is the factory fog light switch from Kawasaki. It is expensive but I like using factory wiring harnesses as much as possible which this switch plugs directly into.


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Finally got my side panniers installed after almost a 2 month backorder...



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I think you may want those lights on the inside of the bars. :)

I am putting the Mondos ($130) on the Versys too.

Mondos (on 24x7 for visibility) and DR1s
 

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Finished Farkling for a while, as I am all out of Motorcycle Farkle Funds. Need to save up some more.
 

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DENALI 2.0 D2 TriOptic LED Light Kit with DataDim Technology

Denali single pole switch used as high beam by switching pins in harness

FYI the green LED is on indicating high beam "on"


the mounting is SW Motech purchased in Canada from Fortnine
here is my wiring, which includes a set of relays for the Barkbuster LED running/signal lights, power outlets , controller for Denali , voltmeter /led display, yes it looks messy, I also extended the right side signal, headlight and city light wiring harness by 7 inches, as you could play a tune on it is was so tight


relays with number tags are the Barkbuster relays


SW Motech mounting




This is philips LED city lights and Denali on low beam at idle ( Polaris regulator using brake to trigger headlight latching circuit, the reason the headlight is off)


Denali High beam


high beam with 2500 lumen led low beam light on ( not happy with light pattern)


Wiring diagram single pole single throw ( SPST ) normally open






For the running lights I connected 87A
Signal lights were 87
Power to pin 30 was from the switched auxiliary relay positive
Pin 86 is the wire originally leaving the flasher, going to the left handle bar signal switch
Pin 85 is ground



 

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What to look for when buying LED Headlight Bulbs


With regards to what to look for with regards to beam pattern see 18:45 onwards :nerd:
Best new type of LED is at 26:30 :cool: :grin2:



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Denali Update Photo

Just thought I should update to this thread.
 

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...high beam with 2500 lumen led low beam light on ( not happy with light pattern)....
Glen - WHY?

I find that the Gen 3 headlights are NOT as good as those on my Gen 1 '08, and MY feeling is that it's caused by those "grooves" (for want of a better word) in the headlight outer glass. Your thoughts...?
 

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Glen - WHY?

I find that the Gen 3 headlights are NOT as good as those on my Gen 1 '08, and MY feeling is that it's caused by those "grooves" (for want of a better word) in the headlight outer glass. Your thoughts...?
Well as odd as the Gen1 looked the high beam and low beam reflectors were different, the led bulb I show is actually the low beam side of the bike with a 2500 lumen led bulb in it, a post today explaining the different LED coming out and why most don't work is related to the filament / location of the led . The led I have in there lights up the tree branches, the other side of the road, I get V patterns with little light and it also lights up the curb side, where I really need the light, ain't there.So I copied the post by TowerMan to this thread, explains a lot and would appear waiting for the right thing may pay off this year.
 

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You should use a red LED behind the Red lens. The red lens filters out all colors that are not red, so the actual red effect is less than if you used a red LED. This might explain it better.
https://betterautomotivelighting.com/2012/10/18/which-color-leds-should-i-use/

I built LED brake arrays for a few of my bikes. I just bought one of these, I’m impressed with the brightness at 12V, going to build it into the stock tail/brake light housing on my dualsport. You can get similar smaller ones on eBay too https://www.ebay.com/itm/Super-Brig...ED-Panel-Board-Lamp-lighting-RED/171416033519
 

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I'm wondering guys. What kind of auxiliary light would work for low price? Thx
I went with these and like them. Maybe not the most light output but bought them just to be seen.....and pretty low cost.


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I purchased these 20W 2000LM Super CREE LED driving lights from Amazon for $70.00. They're a nice quality set of lights with an all Aluminum housing and thick glass lens, the LED color temperature is Pure White 6000K-6500K. The set came with the full fused wiring harness and on/off switch. These are very bright lights, almost too bright for night use on the highway. If not adjusted properly, they can blind oncoming traffic. But, I purchased these as day time (see me coming) lights, so that cage drivers can see me better. The only down side to them is that the push button on/off switch isn't lighted, so during the day you don't know if they are on or off. I replaced it with my own lighted switch that is lit when the lights are on. They are wired to the keyed on/off power lead, just in case I leave the lights on after I turn off the bike.


This is what they looked like the night I installed them, I hadn't adjusted them yet at the time of the photo. I'll try and get a shot of them down the road on and off for comparison over the next couple of days.




They blend in well with the bike.
 

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Following up from my previous post. This evening after raining all day, I had the chance to take these photos. I was going to take them in the street, but our subdivision has street lamps so I moved it to my backyard. I'm 33 paces from the fence line (about 100 feet).

This image is self explanatory.


The left image is with the bikes low beam on without the auxiliary lights. The image on the right is with the bikes auxiliary lights on.


The left image is with the bikes high beam on without the auxiliary lights. The image on the right is with the auxiliary lights.


Last image is Auxiliary lights only.
 

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Yes, I had to use the $20.00 Kawasaki relay so that the two available switchable power plugs up front would have power. Without that relay, those two power plugs that's available up front wont have power. I don't know why Kawasaki didn't include this relay since they provide a plug for it to be used in. It is a pretty basic installation, I didn't need to remove any of the panels to do the install. If you look down into the front left side of the fork well, you'll see where the relay plugs into.

Once that relay is plugged in, that white plug that you see in the top of photo, now becomes live and will turn on when the key is on, and turns the power off to that plug when the key is off. I just had to make a male plug so that I could plug the positive and ground wires from the lights wiring harness, into the white plug. Could have just cut the white plug and went wire to wire, but I like a clean install since it was a plug. The wiring harness was the standard harness for two LED auxiliary lights. One leg going to each light, one leg containing the positive and negative wire that I plugged into the white plug on the bike (power source), and the forth leg is the push button on/off switch. See additional photo below.


 

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There are two sources for almost 100 % of Kawsaki plugs and connectors.a photo would help, is it two wire or 3 wire, female ?
Look in stickies of the How To Forum *** Parts Suppliers ****Kawasaki connectors & Terminals
I have purchased from both, including buying a crimper and the crimps for the regulator.
I purchased the OEM Harness (part# 26031-2337) that connects to that white plug being referred to.


Plug that connects to the power source, which is the white plug being referred to in this thread.


Plug that connects to the OEM Fog Lamp switch


Plug that connects to the OEM Fog Lamp
 

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I purchased the OEM Harness (part# 26031-2337) that connects to that white plug being referred to.


Plug that connects to the power source, which is the white plug being referred to in this thread.


Plug that connects to the OEM Fog Lamp switch


Plug that connects to the OEM Fog Lamp
Went to Cycle terminal and Eastern Beaver trying to identify those terminals, I then went and checked # 26031-2337 at Partzilla discounted at $3.17 since I found that price hard to believe , I went to Revzilla @ $5.07 FYI You can't buy a single connector for that, that harness has four connectors and all the terminals with the wiring. I still can't believe that is the correct part number and the price. So I checked a few other places, prices varied between $3 and $5 . It is stated as the fog light harness, my guess is it is very close to cost.Anyone trying to buy the connectors, even a single connector would be foolish not to just buy the harness and cut the connector off that you need and butt splice it.

The plug on the switch is a Sumitomo MT 090 Series ,4 pin MT .090 - 2.3mm Male and Female locking connector , check the price, no wire , you need a special crimper, http://www.cycleterminal.com/mt-series-090.html 15th down on that page.
 
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