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Re: Aftermarket Day time running lights recommendations
« Reply #10 on: Jun 11, 2019, 11:22 AM »
*Originally Posted by Maverick [+]
The square one IMO is too much for daytime running lights, too bright. You want to be noticed not blind people.
That is why I use a Pulse width Modulator (PWM) controller to lower the brightness of the LED's but when I switch to main beam the Aux LED lights go to 100%
See below for full details on how to set it up  :028: :028:

I got a pair of these lights (£18/pair) mounted on SWMotech light brackets  :028:
From Amazon UK - HERE for £18 per pair delivered  :123A:



They are great and really do light up the Scottish back roads at night :028:


picture showing them on DRL setting  (Diped and High beam not on)

I wired them up via a LED (PWM) dimmer from AdvMonster HERE that has a High Beam Bypass. :028:



So that they act as DRL (dim) when on low beam, but then auto switch to full power when High beam is selected  :123A:

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Re: Aftermarket Day time running lights recommendations
« Reply #11 on: Jun 11, 2019, 11:33 AM »
Sweet setup  :152:

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Re: Aftermarket Day time running lights recommendations
« Reply #12 on: Jun 11, 2019, 12:26 PM »
Towerman

I like the square ones and the fact that they can be mounted wide and low on the crash bars, I was going to get the Triumph accessory ones (20% discount still means £360 fitted), but you can only have them on as fog lights on the newer models to meet the new EU directive, i.e. they are only lit with dipped beam, I want to run them as pure DRL's, i.e. on with the ignition, same as the T800's "between the headlamps" DRL, can they be wired to do this ?

Instructions for a clanky, not a sparky please  :008:
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Re: Aftermarket Day time running lights recommendations
« Reply #13 on: Jun 11, 2019, 12:32 PM »
Towerman,

Which pwm controller did you fit with the lights?

Do you still have a link to it?

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Re: Aftermarket Day time running lights recommendations
« Reply #14 on: Jun 11, 2019, 12:37 PM »
*Originally Posted by dave l [+]
Towerman,

Which pwm controller did you fit with the lights?

Do you still have a link to it?

Cheers

Read his last post the link is there

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Re: Aftermarket Day time running lights recommendations
« Reply #15 on: Jun 11, 2019, 05:56 PM »
*Originally Posted by Dilbert [+]
Towerman

I like the square ones and the fact that they can be mounted wide and low on the crash bars, I was going to get the Triumph accessory ones (20% discount still means £360 fitted), but you can only have them on as fog lights on the newer models to meet the new EU directive, i.e. they are only lit with dipped beam, I want to run them as pure DRL's, i.e. on with the ignition, same as the T800's "between the headlamps" DRL, can they be wired to do this ?

Instructions for a clanky, not a sparky please  :008:



one of the main reasons I fitted some to my XR is because when you put main beam on, dip go's off, which leaves a black space just in front of you, but they also double as drls…….I may do some alteration to the wiring to get 1 dip and 1 main beam on when I switch to main beam....

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Re: Aftermarket Day time running lights recommendations
« Reply #16 on: Jun 18, 2019, 09:10 AM »
Hi
     I want to fit DLR's to my 2016 versy and read with interest about Bustermonkey using the original block connector. Is this connector connected to anything or just open ended? Also do you have to take the petrol tank off to gain access?

        Thanks

        Nick