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    BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    on: Mar 09, 2016, 12.17 pm
    Mar 09, 2016, 12.17 pm
    Hi everyone, I have just ordered bullet lights from Bikevis, now I am no sparky so I need a little advice on fitting these little buggers  :001:

    I have a 2012 Roadie with OEM fog/aux lights fitted, and the OEM switch to turn them on and off, I would like to if possible splice into that switch so's that it turns my fog/aux lights on as well as the new bullets from bikevis, now I'm not sure if that's possible but I'm hoping that one of my fellow forum members will have all the answers I'm looking for
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    Re: BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    Reply #1 on: Mar 09, 2016, 01.19 pm
    Mar 09, 2016, 01.19 pm
    Not sure if the Triumph switch will run two sets of lights due to the internal electronics.. Run them of a separate switch and a second relay.

    Buy another Triumph switch and loom.. It's what I did for my second set of lights.

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    Re: BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    Reply #2 on: Mar 09, 2016, 01.54 pm
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    Those bullet LEDs are less than 1W each so shouldn't be a problem just tapping them into the wires that go to your existing fogs.

    Greg's additional fogs were much higher current than the bullets so we ran an extra switch & relay to control them. In your case you could still do that if you wanted to have independent control of the bullets & fogs. However, the Triumph fog switch itself is capable of driving the bullet LEDs directly without the need for an extra relay, so that's another option open to you.

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    Re: BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    Reply #3 on: Mar 09, 2016, 02.06 pm
    Mar 09, 2016, 02.06 pm
    *Originally Posted by T800XC [+]
    Those bullet LEDs are less than 1W each so shouldn't be a problem just tapping them into the wires that go to your existing fogs.

    Greg's additional fogs were much higher current than the bullets so we ran an extra switch & relay to control them. In your case you could still do that if you wanted to have independent control of the bullets & fogs. However, the Triumph fog switch itself is capable of driving the bullet LEDs directly without the need for an extra relay, so that's another option open to you.
    I would rather not have another switch if I don't need one, I'd very much like to go down the route of using the OEM switch I already have, so now what where would I splice into too achieve this, the bullets I'd like to put lower than the fog/aux lights perhaps on the crash bars if that helps
    Again cheers for all your help
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    Re: BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    Reply #4 on: Mar 09, 2016, 03.41 pm
    Mar 09, 2016, 03.41 pm
    I am thinking that if you cut into that wire harness you may have warranty issues if anything goes bad.
    Im not sure of this so it might be worth looking into.

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    Re: BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    Reply #5 on: Mar 09, 2016, 04.13 pm
    Mar 09, 2016, 04.13 pm
    *Originally Posted by DaMonk45 [+]
    I am thinking that if you cut into that wire harness you may have warranty issues if anything goes bad.
    Im not sure of this so it might be worth looking into.

    Don't cut the harness, use T-Tap or Posi-Tap by the OEM connectors to connect the new LED lights.
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    Re: BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    Reply #6 on: Nov 04, 2021, 04.53 pm
    Nov 04, 2021, 04.53 pm
    just bought some of these myself, however i would like the bullets to be on all the time as my dip beam lights are.

    is a t-tap the best to get the power/ground for them, or is there something a little more elegant i can do to get power?

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    Re: BikeVis Bullets v2 Installation Help please
    Reply #7 on: Nov 04, 2021, 08.34 pm
    Nov 04, 2021, 08.34 pm
    I’ve just looked up these bullet lights and they look really compact and low wattage, has anyone posted pics of their mounting? I guess it’s similar on XR and XC?
    Just doing as much as I can for as long as I can.

     


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