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post #1 of 5 Old Dec 16th, 2008, 9:48 pm Thread Starter
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MotoLight Switch Help

Looking at the MotoLight web site, I see they have a new light switch, about 1/3 the size of the rocker switch. I currently do not have a switch.

http://www.motolight.com/index.php?p...SC&moreinfo=99

Curious if anyone has this? Also, where did you mount it? Looking for some ideas. Post pics if possible.

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Re: MotoLight Switch Help

I had my motolights installed by the BM dealer when I was in for service. They mounted the switch just at the front of the tank, I think...I will have to look to make sure, but I think they routed the wires up through the opening between fairing and front of gas tank. I have never used the switch as the lights are wired to come on when the bike is running. Not sure the purpose of the switch as I can't see having the lights and not running them. My bike is covered right now for the winter, but will look to make sure where the switch is.
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Re: MotoLight Switch Help

I have the standard switch. This is a old picture, but it is where mine is mounted. I only turn it off if I am doing some trouble shooting with the key turned on and the bike not running, also when sitting in traffic and the fans kick on. The lights do seem to draw quite a bit of power.
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Re: MotoLight Switch Help

It looks exactly like the switch that came with a auxillary relayed wiring harness I used when I put my spot lights on my Suzuki on a relay. But I got the entire wiring harness SHIPPED to me for less than Motolights wants for the switch!

My motolights switch is in the same place Mike's is.

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Re: MotoLight Switch Help

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Looking at the MotoLight web site, I see they have a new light switch, about 1/3 the size of the rocker switch. I currently do not have a switch.

http://www.motolight.com/index.php?p...SC&moreinfo=99

Curious if anyone has this? Also, where did you mount it? Looking for some ideas. Post pics if possible.

Thanks
I went with the Autoswich. It uses the turn signal cancel makes for a very clean install. Just hold down cancel button for 3 seconds and toggels off and on Motto lights and side markers. The green L.E.D is on when they are on.



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