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    Automotive Are offroad LED driving lights really that hard to build?

    PA statute on motorcycle lighting: http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/pdotforms/vehicle_code/chapter43.pdf § 4310. Motorcycle lighting. Auxiliary lighting may be added to a motorcycle to protect the driver, including blue dot illumination, standard bulb running lights and lightemitting diode (LED)...
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    Automotive What do you guys think of Active side lighting?

    I originally posted in the Bicycle forums because a bike shares more with a motorcycle as far as profile does than a car. It looks like they experimented with creating a brighter then normal pigmented vinyl they do seem to have a superior product. i don't know how to show a link on this forum...
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    Automotive What do you guys think of Active side lighting?

    The bike is a stock GTR1400 with factory mounted bags. In retrospect, the taillight is behind the bags. But the bags block any secondary illumination the taillight/license plate light would offer of the tire/swing arm in addition to it being a flat LED taillight so the profile from the side...
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    Automotive What do you guys think of Active side lighting?

    We talked about this with the black, yet reflective material we added to the back of the bike too. I saw a school bus with it and at a distance at night i couldn't figure out what it was so i got closer to see. Same i guess could happen with a reflective bags on the motorcycle. Sometimes...
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    Automotive What do you guys think of Active side lighting?

    It looks like the best wavelength to charge glow in the dark paint is around 375nm-405nm. I want to try getting some of the glow skins from therimskin to play with how bright they can get. Looks like the band will be 8mm thick. twice the width of the other companies. I'm figuring get the LED...
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    Automotive What do you guys think of Active side lighting?

    It is glow in the dark, But constantly charged by UV LED's. Appears fairly bright. Most people are saying the reflective is not as effective because you already need to be in front of the headlights to be seen.
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    Automotive What do you guys think of Active side lighting?

    Or basically Glow in the dark rim tape with exciter UV LEDs. It seems a company lunasee is starting to market such a device. There price is astronomical. But I like the concept. Shouldn't be too hard to do a "poor mans" version if there price is in the luxury market. Lots of cool videos on...
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    Automotive Dimming halogen bulbs

    Gotcha, sounds like more hassle then its worth. thanks guys.
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    Automotive Dimming halogen bulbs

    IF I have a set of MR16 55watt bulbs on a 12V system. Is there an easy way to put a dimmer on those lights?
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    Problem with XML based flashlight

    I jumperd the batteries straight to the driver board this time. Same super dim output. The driver board does still cycle thru its settings though. The batteries still read 8.38 volts under load. the guy I bought the LED and board from thinks it is still a cell issue. Is there any way to...
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    Automotive Automotive 3/6/9A driver - feeler thread

    I am looking to build something for a small motorcycle's electrical system as well. I obviously don't know the complexities of it yet. But ready to go drivers are a good start! I think after seeing the rallys this year with all the LED lighting, Its a market that can only grow from here.
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    Automotive Are offroad LED driving lights really that hard to build?

    I never said these were for the road. I even mentioned "offroad LED lights" in the post. Rule 11 can be safely tucked back in the binder. These are for a dirtbike that is used in the woods, also why i'm looking at LED because the alternator does not have much spare power. There is a market and...
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    Problem with XML based flashlight

    i think i got it, Charger may have been on the fritz. The cells are charging on a different charger for the past five hours now. EDIT: scratch that. Batteries now reading 8.38 volts together. and that is the input voltage to the driver. LED chip is getting 8.23 volts. still same barley...
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    Automotive Are offroad LED driving lights really that hard to build?

    I built an XML-T6 based flashlight to assess the possibility and effectiveness of an high power LED set of driving spots for my Motorcycle. The light was dimmable, had good range, and filled the trail nicely. I bought a cheap set of halogen spots from Wallyworld for $20 that use MR16...
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    Problem with XML based flashlight

    Starting to sound like a cell issue.... My Li-Po 32600 cells are reading 3.89v rested. I am starting to read this should be 4.2 fully charged?
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    Problem with XML based flashlight

    Hey guys, I have recently pulled my XML-T6 light out of about six month storage from when we moved. reading 7.65 volts at the die. the Spectra voltage monitor is still reading "blue" meaning full charge. the quick presses of the switch still cycles thru three brightness levels. BUT, At the...
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    Sold/Expired FS: 1000 Lumen XM-L T6 Maglite Mod With Voltage Monitor - Parts, or Complete Light!

    OK got my parts in. Got a few questions. First and foremost. You have ordered from Kaidomain before? Any idea what there shipping times are? I've been waiting over two weeks for my batteries. The only other batteries i have are alkalies so i'm stuck... Second, the battery monitor...
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    new set screw tool for Mag D switch

    I just finished turning down my t8 wrench. TO all the smart people at maglite. It took me 10 mins to defeat your new "security" that being said. I hope Maglite goes out of buisness if they did this just to thwart people.
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    Can't engage mag swith threads..... :(

    I have tried hex 1/16 and 1/8, 5/64 does not fit down the hole. 1.5mm and 1.75?mm 2mm does not fit. Tork 8 bit i got on a set does not fit down the hole.... Nothing that fits down the hole grabs threads. Am i missing something here?
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    Sold/Expired FS: 1000 Lumen XM-L T6 Maglite Mod With Voltage Monitor - Parts, or Complete Light!

    Hey Jay this is my new account, I just placed an order thru you under Elfmaze name. I guess my old account was wipped in the crash? But i'll post my follow up here now. Can't wait to get all my parts in! :)
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