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That looks really good..... Howd you go about it? some pics in the daylight. I,ve thought about lights back there but havn't done it cause there no way to hide the wires out of sight.
 

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That ought to increase the likelihood of being seen. Nice!

Is it a constant running light or tied into the brake light too?
 

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LEDs

Just about an inch or so to the left side at the bottom end of the leds, I drilled a hole and hid the wire down thru the inside of sissy bar and ran under the seat and tied into the brake light. You have to drill a channel thur the sissy bar bolt gussets so you have room to slide the wire thru. Must be careful to drill slow and cool. With the bar off the bike and minus the pad, put tape over the oppsite side (end) of the sissy bar. Feed some string into your hole where your led starts. Hook your shop vac to the other end of the sissy bar and slowly feed the string as the vac sucks it thru the sissy bar. Its tough getting past the bolt gussets but as you see it can be done. Connect your string to your wire and slide it thru the pipe.
 

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Excellent idea! That's definitely a good location for extra brake lights. Just curious, where did you get the LED's?
 

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Vulcan 800 Classic
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that won't work for me..... My sissy bar is solid not hollow.... I might have to see what i can do.....
 

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Those look pretty darn good. ;)

Unfortunately those of us who like the solo look have to toss the sissybar. But the Nad has so many ways to go especially with those hardbags. I just added a few simple lights to the bag support crossbar at the rear (never know they're there till you touch the brakes).
 

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That is one of a kind look. I like the lights and the high location. Well done!
 

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OK, now they are done. One trip to Radio Shack and followed the instructions on Gadgets page and it now is a running and brake lite.
Circuit was easy to build and only cost 3 bucks for the resistors and diodes.
Big ole thanks to John (Gadets)
 

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Excellent idea!
Very good Location for extra brake.
Nice job!
 
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