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Security tests have demonstrated that riders are much better seen with 2 lights added on the motorbike when they are closer to the ground e.g. fixed on the engine guard.
I'm checking whether there are LED ones and chromed such as those from Harley ( Daymaker Reflector LED Fog Lamps ) and that I could put on my Roadmaster.
Any experience/advice ?
And do you think that those Harley "daymaker led fog lamps" could be fixed where the yellow circles are shown on the RM picture below ?

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While we are thinking of lights, a long night time ride last weekend on the Roadmaster left me wanting better lighting on turns. Coming around the curves on interstate ramps, the stock lights on a curve in a lean barely lit the road ahead beyond a few feet. Had to slow way way down not to outride the lights. Anyone with a better option?
 

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ABSOLUTELY !
And I've just seen that these Cirius LED do exist also with chrome finish.

Anyway, when you have a minute, I'd really appreciate if you could please share how you fixed them (yourself ? dealer ? did you drill in the engine guard ? what about the electric connection ? ...)
I'm a bit scared with the idea of drilling in the engine guard, wouldn't it make it less resistant to a point that it'd go against its reason to be ?
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ABSOLUTELY !
And I've just seen that these Cirius LED do exist also with chrome finish.

Anyway, when you have a minute, I'd really appreciate if you could please share how you fixed them (yourself ? dealer ? did you drill in the engine guard ? what about the electric connection ? ...)
I'm a bit scared with the idea of drilling in the engine guard, wouldn't it make it less resistant to a point that it'd go against its reason to be ?
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Same questions, where and how easy to wire into the lighting system?

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I ordered these lights and sent them back. You need to drill access holes for wires and to mount to highway bars you need to drill and tap holes to mount them.
 

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I mounted CLEARWATER LIGHTS on the forks of my Vintage Chief. Easy install, very nice mounting, excellent daytime visibility, and awesome nighttime lighting.
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ABSOLUTELY !
And I've just seen that these Cirius LED do exist also with chrome finish.

Anyway, when you have a minute, I'd really appreciate if you could please share how you fixed them (yourself ? dealer ? did you drill in the engine guard ? what about the electric connection ? ...)
I'm a bit scared with the idea of drilling in the engine guard, wouldn't it make it less resistant to a point that it'd go against its reason to be ?
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I purchased the chrome cirius lights. The installation is very simple. Mark the location drill to the size that cirius recommends (not the size that the tap manufacturer recommends) use a good sharp tap. There is an existing threaded hole near the top of the bar, I inserted a length of twine into the hole and gave it a blast of air to feed the twine through, I then attached the wires from the leds to the twine and pulled. I tapped into the driving light circuit so the highway bar lights are on with the driving lights
 

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Threaded hole near the top, got to go and take a look at the bar on my 2015 Chieftain

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Where did you route the wires and where did you attach the wiring ?

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The wires route up the forks and most connections take place behind the headlight. You do need to route wires to the battery. Very straight forward. From the posts I have read that your wrote I don't think you would have a problem


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I installed the Cirrus lights on my 14 Vic Cross Country. They don't do a lot for forward light at night, but they will get you noticed. There are better options for increased projected lighting. If you are handy with tools, it's a pretty easy install though.

I am not familiar with the Indian wiring enough to say wear to connect these. One thing is for sure, you don't wire them directly to the battery. Unless you want them on all the time, even when the bike is off. They need to be tied into the accessory lines somewhere so they come on with the start button. One could also tie into the driving light circuit so they could be turned on and off with that push button on a chieftain or RM. There is probably a spare/unused connector up in the fairing. I haven't had my fairing off to verify.
 

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I mounted CLEARWATER LIGHTS on the forks of my Vintage Chief. Easy install, very nice mounting, excellent daytime visibility, and awesome nighttime lighting.


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Just as importantly, to me anyway . . . where did you get the amber running lights?





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Just as importantly, to me anyway . . . where did you get the amber running lights?





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I could be wrong but those look like the ones from Cee Baileys. I had yellow ones on my Chieftain and I know that they sell orange (amber?) ones as well
 

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I could be wrong but those look like the ones from Cee Baileys. I had yellow ones on my Chieftain and I know that they sell orange (amber?) ones as well
Just as importantly, to me anyway . . . where did you get the amber running lights?
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I really like those Cirius LED lights! I'm going to do a little more investigating, but I think these are for me. I want my Springfield to be seen while on the road, not to see the road. Any advice? I'm thinking I should connect them to the running lights.
I'm also not much of a machinist, as far as drilling and tapping, but I think I can handle it with a little preparation.

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I just bought a set of White/Chrome Cirius LED's for my '16 Springfield that is Black and Chrome. I'm very excited to get them installed, asap. There company is very helpful with advice and info. Another is lots of "how to's" on the Web and YouTube. Contact me if you need help finding linkson the internet.
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