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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #140 on: 16 February, 2014, 08:31:30 AM
My apology.

It was Bifferman re led voltage indicator.

Thanks for the link :)

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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #141 on: 16 February, 2014, 11:12:16 AM
Also, look up Gammatronix on Ebay. That's the sort I have.

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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #142 on: 16 February, 2014, 12:34:15 PM
*Originally Posted by alan sh [+]
Also, look up Gammatronix on Ebay. That's the sort I have.

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The Sparkbright and Gammatronix are now very similar indeed;  both waterproof electrics, both a range of LED size (8mm seems about right to me), they both offer the same default KISS tipping points at same voltages specifically for the CBF1000, they both offer a larger number of warning light options if you want a LED that lights up like a Christmas Tree and nobody can remember what all the different flashing warnings mean  :087: .  Even the price is more or less the same.  Both manufacturers equally helpful.  Only difference of any note seems to be Sparkbright who are a smaller outfit.
 
Toss of a coin, both will do the job equally well.
 
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p.s. I wouldn't be without one on a MKI, a pity that Honda couldn't have supplied a similar warning device as standard.
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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #143 on: 02 March, 2014, 10:51:51 AM
'p.s. I wouldn't be without one on a MKI, a pity that Honda couldn't have supplied a similar warning device as standard.'

Indeed.

And if I might be so bold, I would venture to say that if you own a MKI, a voltage indicator should be no.1 on the accessory list.

I purchased and have fitted a Gammatronix model 'E' and run it connected to the battery (always on, link removed).

It glows orange (instructions say yellow but it looks orange to me) on static voltage and turns green on startup.

Very pleased. 




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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #144 on: 16 March, 2014, 04:07:14 PM
Just installed a "large" screenshield form Cal-Sci on my biffer... still got some breeze reaching my helmet but my body is completely protected from the wind and turbulances. A must on a Mk1. 5/5
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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #145 on: 25 March, 2014, 03:24:19 PM
just fitted some givi tn460 engine bars and a beowulf rad guard.
the givi bars were a pig to install.
i'm reasonably confident in doin stuff like this but the instructions made this job out to be a piece of p***.
took me 2 hours of sweat and blood, but eventually sussed it.
the beowulf rad guard was a 10 min job thankfully.
skidmarx hugger is being made to order and i recieved the new link pipe for the beowulf warrior can i kept from my 600 biffer
thats my job for tomorrow

photos attached

https://flic.kr/p/mqAE8e

https://flic.kr/p/mqBUFG

https://flic.kr/p/mqBMwG

There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.


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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #146 on: 25 March, 2014, 04:57:53 PM
*Originally Posted by MentalMoses [+]
the instructions made this job out to be a piece of p***.
took me 2 hours of sweat and blood, but eventually sussed it.

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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #147 on: 25 March, 2014, 06:24:38 PM
the givi engine bars didnt seem to fit. the reason for this was the angles of the bends in the tube for a start. also getting a spanner on the engine mounting bolt on the left side(looking forward)
i had to remove the sidestand and the left side footrest which released a thick metal plate behind the footrest, this gave access to the head of the bolt.
i fitted the right hand side engine bar and the tube that went thru to the left side and when i fitted the left hand side engine bar there was a fair amount of tension to get the sidestand back on.
it took a bit of brute force to locate the sidestand bolts.
it was a bit of a faff but i got it done in the end
the destructions that came with the bars were just 2 photos and didnt really explain much at all
it would have been slightly easier possibly if there were 2 people to do it.
1 to do the brute force and 1 to do the bolting up.
still its done now and saved dosh by not going to my local bike shop
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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #148 on: 16 April, 2014, 08:54:57 PM
Fitted some LED sidelight bulbs today. job was quite easy and good results. very happy. also the skidmarx rear hugger came last week so thats now fitted
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Re: Top Ten Mods & Accessories
Reply #149 on: 05 May, 2014, 02:19:12 PM
Got full luggage,(so i can carry the kitchen sink) 5/5  hugger, pyramid 4/5, Oxford heated grips 5/5, sat nav Tom Tom (hard to handle a map at speed) 5/5 Givi screen 4/5