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Looking to purchase a clear taillight - Anyone have suggestions where to purchase from ?
Besides E-bay ?? ::)

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Ok, here is some good infor for you. WHen purchasing a clear tailight (i got mine at clearalternatives.com) you must know that the bulbs are not replaceable so keep your stock tail light. They glue the holes shut on the back so you cant pull out the bulbs to replace them. There around 90's for the unit. YOu can also get them via streetracerparts.com.

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Wow nice work. Must have come down in price. Either that your you have the clear lens with red bubls and not the true led setup. Eitherway its a good price.

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thats funny because now when I go back to the clear alternatives site I see its 95 bucks or so. But I know mine is the LED variety. Theres not a touch of red to it and its got two big pcb circles of LED's on it. I had also ordered 2 pairs of the clear turn signal lenses. A quick check on the internet banking says it cost $99.37 total. I know the turn signal lenses were like 11 or 12 bucks a pair. so that puts the tail light at right around 65, allowing a couple bucks for shipping. Maybe I just got lucky? Also, mine was a complete tail light unit. I unbolted the old one and the clear one was a direct replacement.

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Ok, I didn't get them off the clear alternative site. This is the page.
http://www.streetracerparts.com/Kawasaki_Ninja_500_1994_2003_Clear_Taillight_LED_V_p/ctl-0003-l-1.htm
 

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I kind of figured thats what the parent was talking about when he said a "clear tail light." Not an integrator.
 

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Luke - on the site it describes the LED tail light as ready to go with no mods. However, did you have to install something to keep the flash rate the same? Thanks.
 

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ninjamon:
mine does not integrate the turn signals into it, therefor there is no need for a flasher relay. its merely a direct replacement for the brake light. I bought clear turn signal lenses for the turn signals and I plan on keeping them. I'd like to get a fender eliminator kit but I ordered one from ninjacustoms.net and never got anything or heard anything for 3 weeks, so I reversed the charges. I guess I'll have to take my business elsewhere since I don't want to give my fender the hacksaw treatment.
 

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led's all the way around? really, really fast. you can hardly notice it. if you've got the standard fronts and just do LEDs in the rear, it's quick, but noticeable. If you need to pass inspection you MAY OR MAY NOT pass.

a universal realy are what you should get.
 

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Where IS the flasher relay on our bike? The Clymer's manual as far as I can tell really doesn't say.
 

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phobos512 said:
maverick9611 said:
do not use a load resistor to slow flashrate. they are way to dangerous. chk this out
>>>Link<<<
Other than the fact that they get warm, what's "dangerous"?
You do not need to install a load resistor.
Load resistors are a fire hazards, because they get VERY HOT.
It is like installing a Toaster to solve a simple flash problem
 

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by itself a resistor can get hot. but many of the aftermarket resistors have heatsinks, and most people mount them to the steel frame.

besides, they don't get hot enough to burn a hole through the plastics.
 

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phobos512 said:
Where IS the flasher relay on our bike? The Clymer's manual as far as I can tell really doesn't say.
it's on the right side next the rear mastercylinder. it's rubber mounted, square,with a white connecter hooked into the relay(2 wires). wire colors orange/brown
 
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