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    LED Headlamp Question (or two)
    on: October 07, 2022, 04:33:24 am
    October 07, 2022, 04:33:24 am
    2016/Gen1
    Want to increase daytime visibility without spending a crapton of cash.
    Currently using PIAA +90 H7 55W Halogen

    Didn't want to start another thread so...

    Been reading up on lighting and have some questions:

    LED bulbs will work but you need a larger dust cap except for mini's which will fit with stock dust cap?

    Auxito LED seems to be the way to go with stock dust cover?
    https://www.amazon.com/AUXITO-Headlight-Bulbs-6500K-Bright/dp/B09JZC6TGX/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?keywords=h7+led+canbus&qid=1665262467&qu=eyJxc2MiOiI1Ljc3IiwicXNhIjoiNS4yMyIsInFzcCI6IjQuMzUifQ%3D%3D&sr=8-2-spons&psc=1

    Last but not least am I going to get much of a difference going to LED from the PIIA's?

    Thanks in advance for everyone's input, always appreciated :028:











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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights
    Reply #1 on: October 07, 2022, 10:57:12 pm
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    yep you would need ezcan or cansmart(one and the same).  it is very easy to configure and it is all plug and play. no splicing or cutting required.

    only downside is, too expensive. I have the auxillary lights and the brake light.

    break light fits nice and snuggly to the number plate.

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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights
    Reply #2 on: October 08, 2022, 12:38:34 am
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    *Originally Posted by surik116 [+]
    yep you would need ezcan or cansmart(one and the same).  it is very easy to configure and it is all plug and play. no splicing or cutting required.

    only downside is, too expensive. I have the auxillary lights and the brake light.

    break light fits nice and snuggly to the number plate.

    I've been looking at some of the prices and damn, almost $400 to get all the stuff needed just for an auxiliary brake light  :005:

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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights
    Reply #3 on: October 08, 2022, 09:46:57 am
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    *Originally Posted by Ant [+]
    I've been looking at some of the prices and damn, almost $400 to get all the stuff needed just for an auxiliary brake light  :005:

    Check out Mark Barrett's distributor box, you can use it to safely and neatly wire up any accessories, in the case of a brake light you may need to splice into the original brake lights tho

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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights
    Reply #4 on: October 08, 2022, 11:30:19 am
    October 08, 2022, 11:30:19 am
    *Originally Posted by Ant [+]
    I've been looking at some of the prices and damn, almost $400 to get all the stuff needed just for an auxiliary brake light  :005:

    Ant, have you tried Skenedesign.com?

    I used one of their controllers to run the additional brake lights in my Givi topcase. They have a few options depending on what you need, might be worth a look… :028:

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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights
    Reply #5 on: October 08, 2022, 05:32:19 pm
    October 08, 2022, 05:32:19 pm
    If you just want to add flashing to the OEM brake light you can do that with either an ezCAN (more expensive and does more) or a Vizi-tec (cheaper but only adds flashing when you stop and doesn't do all the stuff the other one does).
    You can't teach pigs to sing - it only frustrates you and annoys the pig.

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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights
    Reply #6 on: October 08, 2022, 07:40:56 pm
    October 08, 2022, 07:40:56 pm
    Thanks everyone👍

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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights
    Reply #7 on: October 08, 2022, 08:44:12 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Watshot [+]
    Ant, have you tried Skenedesign.com?

    I used one of their controllers to run the additional brake lights in my Givi topcase. They have a few options depending on what you need, might be worth a look… :028:
    P3 Lights from Skenelights.com will do what you want.

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    Re: Auxiliary Brake Lights/REVISED with some other questions
    Reply #8 on: October 09, 2022, 02:11:29 pm
    October 09, 2022, 02:11:29 pm
    I have the P3 from Skene. Easy to install. Does what you're looking for. Great price. 👍