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V-Four

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ALSO,

How do you like that tail light?
been seeing it all over lately. Finally, a departure from the CBR light. (which I love, and am using another on my re-assy).

Just saying, its nice to see suttin diff., and the "dual " lights is something I always thought would work.

Kinda wonderin bout the quality.


annnd also just realized this thread was from last year.. 🤦‍♂️ Everything still applies. 👍

Thanks,

T$
 

Fire-medic

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While the two taillights assembly is 'stylish,' the view of the actual bulb or illumination is shrouded to view from the side. You have to be almost directly-behind the taillamp to see the filament or LED output. Anything you can do to show that you're 'something-there,' another passenger vehicle, is a +. Same thing for a clear lens, the area being lit from a clear plastic lens is not as-distinct as when the lens is red. The illumination is transmitted through the red plastic, and it's much-easier to identify that it's another vehicle when the lens is red instead-of clear plastic. There is a significant increase in the square inches transmitting light output for a red lens compared to a clear lens. That's how I "see" it.
 

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Great info on the taillight illuminati ummm illumination. I was going to add a little led I have which is very bright but only from the rear. From side not great. I just hate that big ugly stocker. It looks wider than the stock back tire! Sometimes ugly is for a reason.
 

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