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Why?
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Sorry, why what?
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Speed_Kills wrote:
Why?
Its a valid question.

Signals on a bike are a wiring mess and if youre drilling holes kida dumb.

With that, I have said the only ones worth the trouble are the barends.....cause youre only wiring for one leg either side as opposed to front/rear and all the crap wires going to and fro.


The barends are very popular in the Italy crowd ive noticed. When I had my et3 and was sourcing pics I found a ton of restos that seemed to have the barends.

It is a cool look on smallframes.

I cant do them as I am constantly in between cars at different speeds and would certainly be on my ass in the street if I had a set.
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Speed_Kills wrote:
Why?
SoCalGuy wrote:
... and how did you do it?

Waving your hand is fine during the day. But if you like to ride at night, which we do, it's good to have lights.
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Why just come on over.
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Vtg Scooter Bike White Belt WITH TURN SIGNALS FLASHERS WORKS
Just go ahead and get yourself this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vtg-Scooter-Bike-White-Belt-WITH-TURN-SIGNALS-FLASHERS-WORKS-Rare-Vespa-Cycle-/360839214252?&_trksid=p2056016.m2516.l5255
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That's good, wanna trade?
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Looks like a Barbarella or Flash Gordon belt.. Nice.. get it someone!

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Well done me!
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You're right! Check the headlight on this one!

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BOOM! that's nyyce!
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Re: Bar End Lights Installed
SoCalGuy wrote:
Well, we got a set of the Hella bar end signals and put them on yesterday. Check it out.

Installation was pretty straightforward. The signals don't come wired, but that isn't a big deal. It's a nice design, with miniscule little clamps and springs included to hold the festoon-type bulbs in place. Easy to wire up. All the parts fit together well.

We debated different mounting options, but in the end went with a single self-tapping machine screw through each tube into the base of each signal. The screw gets hidden when the grip is rolled back into place. If we were obsessive about this, we might have used set screws instead of machine screws to avoid the barely noticeable little bump under the grip from the head of the screw. Maybe we'll replace them downstream.

Other than that, no issues. Flash works great, very visible at night. Cool little project!
Awesome thread. Def a project I'll be undertaking. SoCal do you feel safer at night as a result of adding these? Also, it's been a while how have they held up? Any advise you can offer to a newbie would be greatly appreciated.
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Safer? Maybe a little. I only use em at night if I'm sitting waiting for a light to change. Figure they might keep someone from plowing into me. They're super visible at night, not so much during the day.

They're nicely made no issues. As for installing them, I ditched the screws and ended up using a stiff throttle spring running through the tubes. Much better. PM me if you want details.
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my old px vnx1 hasn't got turn signals as it was the budget farmers version, I've got reflective white gloves now so hopefully the mobile phone wearing potential murderer behind/in-front of me will see me.
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I had these on my polychromatic Allstate for a while but soon got tired of dodging obstacles to avoid unintentional removal. Actually this part of the scoot was a case of:

51% keeping my word to the donor

30% being unorthodox(perhaps a concept familiar to some of you?) and avoiding the expected stereotypes here.

10% I kinda like 'em

7% improved safety the few times I'll have 'em installed & operating.
I know they'd get busted if I left 'em on. Just like the real ones(snicker).

2% amazing resemblance to '70s US turns will confuse some ppl.
front turns are just mocked up here
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