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I’m getting a new midnight Warrior this weekend. Will be my second warrior. Was wondering if it was a good idea to add some red LED’s on the bike? I think it would look amazing as well as help with visibility for other drivers. My only issue is that it seems like once some parts would need to be removed like the tank, it would become a pain because of all the wires. Has anybody done this and how? I really like the idea but not if it becomes a big hassle during maintenance and everything. The wiring process is already slightly daunting 😂
 

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just verify with your state to see if there are any LED colors that are not allowed. Some places do not allow you to add certain colors to your bike while driving. You also need to be sure that if you add for example red LEDS that they do not distract from the brake and in some cases flash functions with respect to visibility
 

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I have an LED light kit on my Warrior. Other than removing the tank and seat, which are both really some to do, the installation of the lights was very easy. I usually have my lights cycle thru their entire color spectrum and have had no issues here in Florida. If I kept them red or blue I already know there's a legal issue. Cycling them does appear to help with visibility, or at least helps me feel a little more visible

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Yeah I was just wondering if having all those wires connected to the tank and other parts would make it kind of a pain to take off... I guess not?
 

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No, there are no issues with the wires getting in the way. My light strips came with 3M tape on the back and after a few years they still have not budged from the frame.

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No, there are no issues with the wires getting in the way. My light strips came with 3M tape on the back and after a few years they still have not budged from the frame.

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Do you maybe have some pictures? Like of where you placed them and also what they look like at night and stuff. Trying to find a decent guide
 

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I just installed a LED light kit on my bike only thing I would recommend is getting some gorilla glue two sided tape to use instead of the 3 M tape that comes standard with most light kits and also if the kit you order doesn't have a toggle on / off switch I recommend running that so it doesn't constantly run and drain the battery " Even though it's a small amount "
 

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This is the kit I've been using for the past 2 years


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Not sure if it's the same one but I just installed an amazon kit

 

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I just installed a LED light kit on my bike only thing I would recommend is getting some gorilla glue two sided tape to use instead of the 3 M tape that comes standard with most light kits and also if the kit you order doesn't have a toggle on / off switch I recommend running that so it doesn't constantly run and drain the battery " Even though it's a small amount "
Could you send pictures of where the lights are mounted on the bike?
 

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I know for a fact that underglow, led lighting, regardless of color are not legal in Connecticut. I put a set of light up window washer nozzles on my wifes car and she got pulled over for them in less than a week. Its considered a distraction to other drivers

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I know for a fact that underglow, led lighting, regardless of color are not legal in Connecticut. I put a set of light up window washer nozzles on my wifes car and she got pulled over for them in less than a week. Its considered a distraction to other drivers

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It is legal in Wi under certain guidelines.
 

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Just looked up the law in Wi, they're legal on a motorcycle as long as you don't use amber, red, or blue. They can't flash or oscillate.

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So what did u do to ur first warrior?.?
You was having issues with it not running right, and u not having the Knowledge or not wanting to mess with it..

And now ur getting a second warrior, and you wanna install LEDs...



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So what did u do to ur first warrior?.?
You was having issues with it not running right, and u not having the Knowledge or not wanting to mess with it..

And now ur getting a second warrior, and you wanna install LEDs...



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Well LEDs are fairly easy to put on. Doing engine work is not. 😅
 

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Could you send pictures of where the lights are mounted on the bike?

I did red with a little touch of blue on my Midnight Warrior. I need to get some updated photos of her, I'll post em here.
I used the LED strips that come in like 12" strips...Nothing fancy, just wired them up to the rear light so they come on when all the other running lights do.
Strips are mounted to the frame just beneath the fuel tank, shining downward on the top of the engine, a couple inside the rear fender well, a small strip for the license plate and one blue one secured inside the AIS cover.

I like Spagman's setup with the color changing LED's.
 
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