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I'm having a dilemma, and I hope you all can offer some suggestions/insight.

When I bought my bike, it already had mini bullet LED turn signals on the rear. Up front, it still has the big OEM turn signals (the ones before Deuce style). Here's my problem. I like the light that the big front signals put out as running lights, but I'd something smaller to match the rear signals in size, without breaking the bank. What should I do? Could I find some take-off Deuce style signals and mount them all around? :
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I'd just ante up for some LED's for the front. You can find them around for not too much. They put out a lot of light and last forever too.

I have a full set of OEM ones, you would have to run wires into them if you're interested. I realized my flashers were dead the night before I was taking it to get it inspected, and since I was going to replace them anyway with something smaller, I just took them off. In VA if the bike has them on, they have to work... but if you take them off, it is fine. Pretty retarded, and now I'm kinda liking not having them... might not put new ones on at all...
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I've looked, and I can't find any matching signals for the front that will mount up correctly. I've only found ones that have the wires running through a hollow bolt. Any ideas?


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I have those bullet blinkers on my big bike. I used a fork mount, one that clamps to the fork like clipon bars. I removed the socket and wires and drilled a small hole in the housing of the blinker. I inserted a grommet and ran my wires out through the grommeted hole. then mounted them with some stainless fasteners.... message me with your email if ya need a pic!
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I have those bullet blinkers on my big bike. I used a fork mount, one that clamps to the fork like clipon bars. I removed the socket and wires and drilled a small hole in the housing of the blinker. I inserted a grommet and ran my wires out through the grommeted hole. then mounted them with some stainless fasteners.... message me with your email if ya need a pic!
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Also, are the front signals you have dual element LED? Do you use them as running lights and blinkers?

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where you at in Western ky? way off topic just thought id ask, i had the same problem so i jsut took off the front ones all together
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I'm in Providence. About an hour North of Ft. Campbell.

I've thought about just removing the fronts, but I like the added light they throw down on the road at night. I almost hate the idea of shelling out $60-70 for a pair of mini LED signals though. Maybe once I see how slatroni's setup looks, I'll make a decision.
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