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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-06-2016, 09:03 AM Thread Starter
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So im in the process of deciding what leds to run on my 15 rgs. In the mean time i popped a tail light so i grabbed a set from autozone in red. brighter...less heat. im happy. so i swapped the fronts out. so the flashers flash at the correct rate but on the dash the indicator blinks faster like a bulb is out. so not sure if this is a can/bus what ever vehicle and did not want to hurt anything. so i swapped the fronts back to incandesent. so, do i go back to autozone and grab the load equalizer or do i need to order on of the fancy guys that are like 75$ that just lug right in...no idea about wire stuff.

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Custom Dynamics has everything you'll need to convert your bike to LED's without having any issues. They will be better quality than the autoparts store bulbs
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Agreed. Custom Dynamics all the way. Costs $$, but you will be seen!
Put your 4 way flashers on. The dash lights will blink normally after a bit.
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Agreed. Custom Dynamics all the way. Costs $$, but you will be seen!
Put your 4 way flashers on. The dash lights will blink normally after a bit.

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Agreed. Custom Dynamics all the way. Costs $$, but you will be seen!
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Custom dynamics all the way man you will be seen by others from much further away. I tried the led bulbs and they worked well and were definitely a step up, but we're nothing like a full cd setup. You can't get the 6 dollar cheapo led bulbs as they are not compatible and won't work correctly.

It also pays to add the magic brake strobe module or triple play module. This will give you the option to have taillights that flash ' pulse. You can set the speed and pattern of the flash as well.

When you are finished with all these lights you will have spent some coin but it's the best single addition I have added. It adds to the safety factor and also looks cool as hell. You will feel much safer riding and sitting at stop lights. I know I do!!!!
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I went on a 4 day ride with 8 other Harleys. As the tailgunner on most of the rides, it was interesting to see the difference between stock bulbs and LEDs. Most, if not all, of the LEDs were Custom Dynamics. 1 rider with stock lights had a tail light out and didn't know it until I mentioned it to him. As he was riding just ahead of me, I had him look at the difference in lights. When he got home, he immediately ordered Custom Dynamics tail lights! My last 2 bikes were all Custom Dynamics for their quality and effectiveness. In addition to the front and rear bulbs, I also added the 10" strips to the back as the little 2 lights on the Special are not that big. Flashers and trilight will be added next month at Ocean City Bike Week.

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IMO the 2 stock tailights are flat out dangerous. I added the plasma rods and wired them for run,brake,turn. What a difference! !
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I really do like the looks of LED's at night for bike night.
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It also pays to add the magic brake strobe module or triple play module. This will give you the option to have taillights that flash ' pulse. You can set the speed and pattern of the flash as well.!!
Be careful of any "Flashing" brake lights. Some states have laws against lights flashing more than 3 times and require them to then remain on steady.
Your bike can get ticketed and/or impounded.

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