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Mother Nature is in full force here and as the days without riding drag on, the mods for the bike keep adding up. Anyways, I have a few questions that I cannot seem to find answers for through searches and I thought I would reach out to the groups' minds, perhaps you know these:

My bike is a 2008 FLTR

Does anyone manufacture a fog light mount that affixes to the front brake caliper? I'm wanting just the mount, I will work on which lights and wiring on my own and I would prefer not to spend the $600+ on Motolights or Clearwaters. Worse case, I will mess around with my friend's plasma table and figure something out, but if I can simply order a designed mount I am all ears, please and thanks.

I am trying to figure out where I want to mount my new front camera on the bike and was thinking that behind the light bezel, at the bottom of the lgihts and in the middle of the two lights may not be a bad spot. I will core a hole in the bezel and hard wire through the fairing. Has anyone tried this location? Will the lights drown out the camera? If I consider mounting the camera below the fairing, will the fender smash it on full suspension travel? My bike is on the stand so on-road testing isn't possible for months.

Pics of the bezel location I was thinking. I will have a friend 3D print a new mount to get the angle up higher if this spot may be acceptable or not.

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Zedbra do a search on “Lighting” there’s a thread from years ago about making driving lights mounted to the brake caliper.
Also, when mounting the camera make sure it’s easy to disconnect when you have to remove the fairing.
Best of Luck Bro.
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^ I'll have a look, Mike. I did try searching prior to posting, but three letter words like 'fog' doesn't finite the search well, and brings up all kinds of results. Same for caliper. The camera does have a metal screw connector, so it is removable.
 

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Please forgive my ignorance. I have a front camera on my truck for a couple reasons but not understanding the purpose on the bike.
 

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^ I'll have a look, Mike. I did try searching prior to posting, but three letter words like 'fog' doesn't finite the search well, and brings up all kinds of results. Same for caliper. The camera does have a metal screw connector, so it is removable.
Here's the thread I found Bro.
I hope it helps.
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Please forgive my ignorance. I have a front camera on my truck for a couple reasons but not understanding the purpose on the bike.
I have cameras in all my vehicles and the footage has saved me from idiot drivers lying when I was struck one time. Plus, looking at ride footage can be cool every now and then. The unit I bought sends the footage via wifi, so it can be tucked away and all you may see is a little bit of the camera(s) - as I have one for the rear of the bike as well.

Here's the thread I found Bro.
I hope it helps.
Mike U.
Thank you! I was going through all the search results when you posted this link. Found a few people that said they installed a caliper mount, but no more details; so this is great. Cheers.
 

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I have cameras in all my vehicles and the footage has saved me from idiot drivers lying when I was struck one time. Plus, looking at ride footage can be cool every now and then. The unit I bought sends the footage via wifi, so it can be tucked away and all you may see is a little bit of the camera(s) - as I have one for the rear of the bike as well.
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Please forgive my ignorance. I have a front camera on my truck for a couple reasons but not understanding the purpose on the bike.
I was going to put a go pro on for canyon carving. But a 30min battery and putting it on and off would be a pain. So I installed a front /rear dash cam. Now I only need to remember to change the SD card if there is something I want to keep.

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