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Just received my package from " Electrical Connection " containing the lower cowl LED lights for my 1800. At first glance of the instruction I can surmise that it is a bit more " involved " than the Hondaline version. When they send you a " heat iron " with the kit you know that you are in for a custom installation. Let's just say they are not plug-n-play.
 

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Good luck to you Maestro. I hope the 'destructions' are clearly written. Bad road directions can get you lost, bad installation instruction can get you in a mell-of-a-hess. Keep us posted.
 

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It's about time you got done whining about it & just got down to buisness. You know you could have taken a picture & at least shown all of us the pains of your labor.
 

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huh?

Looks like you are proving Bill's point.
You do talk out yer Arse.
 

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All right. I confess. When I opened my $92.30 delivered box stuffed with newspapers that consisted of two hockey puck size LED lights, two springs, soldering iron with a bent tip, wiring harness and a procedure page with hand written addendum's inserted and no pictures, I thought the stuff came from Advanced Auto. The LED's are secured to the cowl holes by a spring ( here is where the soldering iron with the bent tip is used ). You melt two small holes in the plastic " gussets " to anchor each end of the spring that stretches across the hole opening. The LED's are held in the holes by the spring tension across the back of them. Once I found out what a ' gusset " was, it all became clear. As for the On/Off switch...... Well there is a blank provided on the side panel for that. The On/Off switch that you get, however, is not the one that the cut out is made for. It is a button switch, so we blow a 5/8in. hole in the blank. They could have at least used a switch that fit the cutout.
 

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All right. I confess. When I opened my $92.30 delivered box stuffed with newspapers that consisted of two hockey puck size LED lights, two springs, soldering iron with a bent tip, wiring harness and a procedure page with hand written addendum's inserted and no pictures, I thought the stuff came from Advanced Auto. The LED's are secured to the cowl holes by a spring ( here is where the soldering iron with the bent tip is used ). You melt two small holes in the plastic " gussets " to anchor each end of the spring that stretches across the hole opening. The LED's are held in the holes by the spring tension across the back of them. Once I found out what a ' gusset " was, it all became clear. As for the On/Off switch...... Well there is a blank provided on the side panel for that. The On/Off switch that you get, however, is not the one that the cut out is made for. It is a button switch, so we blow a 5/8in. hole in the blank. They could have at least used a switch that fit the cutout.

Now you know why some of us chose the HONDA Led lights.... Plug and play...
 

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Pictures. These amber low watt LED's really PoP at night. During the day you may as well keep them off and save electricity.
But, do they match the cup holder????????:D
 

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Pictures. These amber low watt LED's really PoP at night. During the day you may as well keep them off and save electricity.
Suh-Weeeeet! I like 'em.

still dangerous titles roaming around.
 

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Very nice, Lee.

You did a good job.
 

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Very nice, Lee.

You did a good job.
That means a lot coming from you, my mentor . There are, however, a few tiny scratch blemishes around the cut out holes that the forgiving camera can't show. When Mike installed his he marred the holes enough to warrant chrome light covers.
 

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There are, however, a few tiny scratch blemishes around the cut out holes that the forgiving camera can't show.
Now see you had to mention that. I saw them but wasn't going to point it out.:rolleyes:

I promise I won't look at them when we're riding together. Besides everybody that sees us will be saying "Did you see that Beautiful White Wing with that blue thing, whatever it was?" So I wouldn't worry about a couple of scratches.
 

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They are kind of funky looking. What's with the blue tint lense? The lights are amber. They have them in white light and one can purchase just the lamp portion.
 
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