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Has anyone tried the Thurn Motorsports LED indicator conversion kits?

 

http://www.thurn-motorsport.de/html/blinker-leuchten-sc63.html

 

http://www.thurn-motorsport.de/html/verkleidung-sc63.html - 10th & 11th in the list.

 

Just wondered how well they work, how easy to install, does the smoked lens on the rear light have a noticeable effect on the strength of the light? Just any experiences really.

 

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I saw few with led conversion (also tail unit) working nice noting to say

China knockoff of the oem mirrors have just a main problem : vibrations , lot of vibrations (was really a BIG problem was impossible see something...)

 

Also in ebay you can buy the same for (way )cheaper prices  (not search for VFR1200 ,search for cbr1000rr 2008/2016 :happy: )

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Set-Black-side-mirrors-with-turn-signals-For-Honda-CBR-1000RR-2008-2012/322047088419?hash=item4afb809723:g:DZ8AAOSwoudW78Iz&vxp=mtr

 

 

Gonna fit cbr1000rr 2017 mirrors next week , full led 

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5 hours ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

 

I saw few with led conversion (also tail unit) working nice noting to say

China knockoff of the oem mirrors have just a main problem : vibrations , lot of vibrations (was really a BIG problem was impossible see something...)

 

Also in ebay you can buy the same for (way )cheaper prices  (not search for VFR1200 ,search for cbr1000rr 2008/2016 :happy: )

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Set-Black-side-mirrors-with-turn-signals-For-Honda-CBR-1000RR-2008-2012/322047088419?hash=item4afb809723:g:DZ8AAOSwoudW78Iz&vxp=mtr

 

 

Gonna fit cbr1000rr 2017 mirrors next week , full led 

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Are those LED indicators? They look incandescent and I don't see any mention in the description....but I could easily be wrong.

 

If they are LED, are they a direct replacement for the incandescent bulbs on the VFR1200? Isn't there some sort of additional circuitry required to put an LED bulb in place of an incandescent one? The Thurn ones have this.

 

Thanks for that. :beer:

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good question , did not have the single piece in my hand , saw just few bikes with it

image thurn blinkers have just a led "bulb"instead of an incandescent (but may i´m wrong )

 

also : https://www.ebay.de/itm/LED-Turn-Signal-Side-Rearview-Mirrors-for-2008-2011-Honda-CBR1000RR-CBR-1000-RR/192226201490?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

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9 hours ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

good question , did not have the single piece in my hand , saw just few bikes with it

image thurn blinkers have just a led "bulb"instead of an incandescent (but may i´m wrong )

 

also : https://www.ebay.de/itm/LED-Turn-Signal-Side-Rearview-Mirrors-for-2008-2011-Honda-CBR1000RR-CBR-1000-RR/192226201490?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

 

Thanks. :beer:

 

The Thurn ones also have the added circuitry to make LED work. Also, the 1200 mirrors are folding which I use when I park my bike in the garage so I can get past it.

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vfr800 8 th ge, vfr 1200 7th gen and cbr1000rr 2008/2016 are using same mirrors 

1200 got painted in silver

cbr1000rr 2017 are only in black but full led (working at 5 and 9 volts via canbus system)

 

All this mirrors are folding and are direct swap (well on sc77 units must recuve the volts)

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19 hours ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

 

cbr1000rr 2017 are only in black but full led (working at 5 and 9 volts via canbus system)

 

All this mirrors are folding and are direct swap (well on sc77 units must recuve the volts)

 

So the 2017 CBR1000RR model has full LED front indicators and are a direct swap with the VFR1200F? Is that what you are saying? Or are previous models also full LED and a direct swap too?

 

Does the VFR1200F have Canbus? Is that an issue???

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2017 mirrors are a direct swap , but must go from 12 volts to 5-9 volts cause they use this voltage 

older oem  are not LED but from this models are direct swap

 

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32 minutes ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

2017 mirrors are a direct swap , but must go from 12 volts to 5-9 volts cause they use this voltage 

older oem  are not LED but from this models are direct swap

 

 

You can probably see, I don't really understand electrics; how do you go from 12 v to 5-9v? Is there some sort of modification required?

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As the 2017 RR it´s using a special signal indicator ecu ( welcome in 2017 :( ) 

Quite easy must reduce 12 volts to 9  with  a regulator linear or  shunt or switched

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Ok. I have no idea how to do that so I guess I'll go for the Thurn solution as it's plug 'n' play.

 

Thanks for the help though.   :beer:

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6 hours ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

As the 2017 RR it´s using a special signal indicator ecu ( welcome in 2017 :( ) 

Quite easy must reduce 12 volts to 9  with  a regulator linear or  shunt or switched

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I'm very interested in this mod. Did you put the Signal Indicator from the 2017 CBR on your VFR 1200?

I'm not so good in electronics, so some advice is always welcome...

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I will fit them in the next days (if you are from south of Belgium , i´m gonna to make a write up about on france VFR1200 forum :wink: )

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2 hours ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

I will fit them in the next days (if you are from south of Belgium , i´m gonna to make a write up about on france VFR1200 forum :wink: )

I'm from the north, so I speak Dutch (Flemish). I understand French as well , so no problem.

I'm also active on the Dutch forum and they are interested as well.

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16 hours ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

I will fit them in the next days (if you are from south of Belgium , i´m gonna to make a write up about on france VFR1200 forum :wink: )

Did you fit them yet? I looked at the '17 FireBlade mirrors, but wasn't sure the fitment/angle was the same. Do they physically fit right on and at the correct angle etc?

 

Annoyingly Honda have done it again with added complication of different voltage that makes such swapping so hard. Years ago I tried to use the CrossTourer indicators (Honda's first LED) on another bike and blew 3 of them until I realised they use a dedicated circuit at lower voltage. This has to be deliberate.

 

If anyone wants LED indicators on their VFR1200F, just fit LED bulb replacements. Choose the ones that give the best light output and for very little cost, no more incandescent bulbs to fail. Also, if they do actually fail, it's a cheap replacement again compared to Honda's totally sealed LED units. If those fail, you'd have to replace the entire assembly which will NOT be cheap. Anyone noticed the price of a VFR1200F wiring harness? £1500. Yup, one and a half thousand pounds, just for the main wiring loom. Am I the only one who thinks this is simply insane pricing.

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No time , was working on both my MT10 

as i stated direct swap 

or for better say , ally parts of this mirror it´s s the same to 800-1200 parts

 

 

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23 minutes ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

No time , was working on both my MT10 

as i stated direct swap 

or for better say , ally parts of this mirror it´s s the same to 800-1200 parts

 

 

Really? I thought they looked a little different. So, good to know they will fit.

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bought them used for good price , after took one out of my 17 SP2 and compared to the 1200 :wink:

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8 minutes ago, Ghostrider1127 said:

bought them used for good price , after took one out of my 17 SP2 and compared to the 1200 :wink:

 

Always helps to have the other bikes available to be able to compare. :biggrin:

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On ‎29‎/‎10‎/‎2017 at 9:58 AM, Skids said:

 

You can probably see, I don't really understand electrics; how do you go from 12 v to 5-9v? Is there some sort of modification required?

 

 

Use an inline Step down 12v/6V converter and some in line resistors. usually cost a couple of quid from auto suppliers. I used the resistors when I fitted the in Mirror LED indicators.

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Could you not just use resistors?

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On ‎31‎/‎10‎/‎2017 at 1:39 PM, Woodie said:

 

 

Use an inline Step down 12v/6V converter and some in line resistors. usually cost a couple of quid from auto suppliers. I used the resistors when I fitted the in Mirror LED indicators.

 

Mmm, you might as well ask me to do something I don't understand, cos I still don't know what those are or how to fit them.

 

Try saying it slower. :goofy:

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