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  1. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hi Folks, Brand new to the forum.. 2006 Two Tone Blackbird rider from Cork, Ireland. Bought a Switchback Kit from ebay and unsure how to wire up the DRLs. Three wires coming from each indicator.. +ve and -ve for the indicator and a +ve for the DRLs. Do people wire both DRL wires straight to...
  2. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hi everyone... I'm new here, first post, be gentle... :-) I have a 99 Blackbird and I am looking to install some high-beam lights to assist the main headlight on dark roads.. Has anyone installed such lights? Where on the bike would you install them? (as the fairing covers pretty much...
  3. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hey guys, so I just bought an Ebay Projector kit from this link https://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-2-5-Motorcycle-Bike-HID-BI-XENON-Projectors-Lens-Kit-Halo-Angel-Devil-Eye-AC/161243720578?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 I will be documenting the retrofit here with pics...
  4. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hey all, I'm fairly new to to blackbird ownership, i bought a 2007 a few months ago love it.:) Went for a short ride today, all was good. Parked it for an hour and started the beast to ride home, noticed the FI light stayed on all the way home, stopped and started bike, but FI light persists to...
  5. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    I've heard people mention swapping them, but I dunno? Just seems the high beam is more wide than long, only lighting up around 2 car lengths in front of me at best? A little video And pictures: Dipped: Highbeam: Cheers and hope everyone is well and keeping the rubbers side down :)
  6. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Been a while since i have been on here. So i installed a hid kit for low beam, and works great other then when u give it throttle the light dims. So deciede to add a larger fuse thinking this was the issue,and still same thing. Could it be i might need a new battery soon since it is drawing...
  7. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hi all, its nearly 2 in the morning and ive just been dropped home by the breakdown recovery chaps. Hopefully there are a few night owls out there who are also electrical wizards! The story is; riding home from work down the motorway (at a perfectly natural speed when there's no one about)...
  8. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Having a strange problem with my headlight. My indicator dashboard lights started acting funny.(Both came on at the same time for no Reason). I noticed my headlight was not working, so i replaced the bulb but it has not resolved the issue and now this is what happens when I turn on the...
  9. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hi guys, I've got an 1997 CBRXX and i've got a bit of a bad earth situation going on in the dash. All of my dash lights work perfectly fine up until i have mu headlamp on and then use an indicator. With the headlamp off, the indicators don't affect the dash in any way. but with the headlamp on...
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    Bike failed the Mot today :crying: because of an offside kick up, turns out im running with a German headlight. I have phoned every breaker on google and nobody has any! does anyone have a spare UK spec headlight they dont mind selling?
  11. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hello there I have a Problem, I have a uk bird and when I turn on the dipped headlight the parking light goes out and the dipped headlight bulb only lights a little, sometimes when I flick on the full beam everything works again, or it all goes off with the indicators coming on constantly...
  12. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    So my left handlebar switch - ya know, the one that controls the turn signal, horn, low/high beam...ya, that one - is failing (I think). Have to play with the rocker switch to get the HB to come on and I've had trouble with the lights (both of them) turning completely off in some...
  13. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    hey guys, i have a 98 bird, everyone that see's her thinks that she just came off the showroom floor, i was thinking about doing the H.I.D. conversion, i have read on here that everyone who does it loves it. So...how would i go about doing it? can i just go to the junkyard and get some true...
  14. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    Hey guys, I read lots of posts and I couldn't finf anything close to my problem. After pulling the bike out of storage in the spring I noticed something was wrong. The flasher indicators are on in my dash at all times. I tried cleaning the actuator no change. When I want to turn right, the left...
  15. Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    who of you has bright white LEDs on his bike? any experiences? i´m talking of the type that audi is using since 2007. they are still not bright enough for a headlight but maybe for position lamps good enough during the day or if parked - and LEDs aren´t sucking that much from the battery...
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