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    Question Adding additional lighting to the front of the F800GS

    I'm looking to add some lighting to the front of the F800GS to increase the visibility. I am looking for the easiest (sanitary) plug-N-play system as I would like to keep it simple. The 3 light triangle that a couple of lights along with the headlight should help with being seen.
    Standard F800GS with SW Motech engine guard bars. In the old days I would make a harness and add a switch and sometimes have to put a relay in so when I forgot to turn the aux lights off, they would go off with the key.
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    Denali Cansmart or Hex EZcan with a pair of Denali lights - 3 things to plug in, two things to mount, and two battery connections and you're done. I've really enjoyed the Denali driving light mount - gives you some triangle look, while giving you good throw. You can wire the controller to do all sort of things when you turn on the high beams.
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    I've got the Denali 2's on my 640 and I really like them a lot. Small round housing and very bright.
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    Look at the Skene lights Gary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Man View Post
    I am looking for the easiest (sanitary) plug-N-play system as I would like to keep it simple.
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    Dynamic Mottorad LED turn signal bulbs look easy. Four bulbs are $130 shipped.

    http://rswasserboxer.com/R1200RSforum/thread-472.html

    http://dynamicmotorrad.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Dynamic Mottorad LED turn signal bulbs look easy. Four bulbs are $130 shipped.

    http://rswasserboxer.com/R1200RSforum/thread-472.html

    http://dynamicmotorrad.com/
    Those turn signal replacement bulbs look good Lee. One of my concerns was the extra added lights overpowering the turn signals.
    I really like the feature a lot of newer vehicles have where the daytime driving lights turn off when a turn signal is activated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Man View Post
    I really like the feature a lot of newer vehicles have where the daytime driving lights turn off when a turn signal is activated.
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    Me too. Better yet are the white LED Daytime Running Light strips that change to yellow when the turn signal turns on.
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