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post #1 of 60 Old 02-07-2013, 08:26 AM Thread Starter
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Watsen production for Hondas resumed

FYI - Watsen is making turn signals for Hondas again.

Watsen Design LED Signals

Don't have a set, but I've heard only great things about these lights.

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FYI - Watsen is making turn signals for Hondas again.

Watsen Design LED Signals

Don't have a set, but I've heard only great things about these lights.
Interesting. It's also a Calgary company. I might have to look into a group buy. Any interest?

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Sure, I'd be interested to see what kinda of pricing we could get.

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Are they making the ones with turn and running lights again?

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Are they making the ones with turn and running lights again?
Doesn't look like it from their website

Other than that, I LOVE mine! If you want proof of how bright these suckers are, take a look towards the end of the pacific northwest trackday. You'll see that the watsens shine clear as day in broad daylight from distance while taped over with painter's tape. They're that bright and they are awesome.

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Watsen makes very good LED turn signals. I had a set on my 9'er, and loved them.


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hmmmmm tempted..

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hmmmmm tempted..
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I'd be interested in a group buy if anyone else still is.

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I had Watsen Design turn indicators both front and rear on my 919: bright as hell...the front ones fit perfectly onto the metal base on the stock front indicator stalks...resistors built into the wiring...no-brainer installation, as Watsen will duplicate your wiring connectors if you wish.

Spoke with the Watsen people a couple of times, and they are good people who know what they are doing. The product is worth the retail price: if you can get it for less you have counted a coup.

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kind of sucks that they no longer offer the running light option.
I would be in for a group buy, if not for that fact.

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They closed down their store and won't be taking orders until December 1, 2013

Now I'm bummed.

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Doesn't look like it from their website

Other than that, I LOVE mine! If you want proof of how bright these suckers are, take a look towards the end of the pacific northwest trackday. You'll see that the watsens shine clear as day in broad daylight from distance while taped over with painter's tape. They're that bright and they are awesome.
Lol you must have this saved so you can paste it everytime you get a chance

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Just got in my Watsen's today. Asked for them to include bullet plugs so it's plug and play with the Honda. Can't wait to get them on!




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Oh yeah, you'll love em!!!!

Be sure to add in a 3rd plug via diode so you can have running lights. They are the bomb!

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You get those directly from the Watsen website?

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You get those directly from the Watsen website?
Yes I did. They opened their order book in December for 10 days. Ordered during that time. I requested bullet connectors to match the Honda, so it's plug and play. Just received them yesterday...so it definitely took awhile.

Best thing is that just placing an order during that time holds them for you. The will later send you an invoice through paypal when they are ready to ship. If you don't pay for them, you lose them. But you have nothing on the line.

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Yes I did. They opened their order book in December for 10 days. Ordered during that time. I requested bullet connectors to match the Honda, so it's plug and play. Just received them yesterday...so it definitely took awhile.

Best thing is that just placing an order during that time holds them for you. The will later send you an invoice through paypal when they are ready to ship. If you don't pay for them, you lose them. But you have nothing on the line.
How much?
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135 Canadian... hopefully you'll luck out on the exchange rate. I paid 120 USD.

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I just sent them an e-mail, we'll see if they have a set in stock.

They just stay on with double sided tape?

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I just sent them an e-mail, we'll see if they have a set in stock.

They just stay on with double sided tape?
They have a thread bolt that you sits on the current mounting area. You tighten with a nut

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Wow...being LED I was concerned about viewing angle...certainly not a problem with these! Group buy in March when they reopen for orders?

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Wow, they sure are bright!!!!

I wish they had the running light option tough so I'll pass.

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Wow, they sure are bright!!!!

I wish they had the running light option tough so I'll pass.
You can make them running lights. Ask Pvster, he did it to his.

I'd be tempted to pick these up for the T, I've seen how bright they are, they are nice.

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You can make them running lights. Ask Pvster, he did it to his.
No, I ordered them that way when the option was available. Converting them to 3 lead is not hard at all! Just make a harness that splits one lead into two with a diode. The wiring diagram is long posted on wt. Should be in helpful topics but I can dig it up later if needed when I get on the pc.

I also have a picture posted showing how bright they really are since you can still see the light in broad daylight, at a weird angle, from more than 80 feet away, and taped over. That's just the running light!

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Ok, so let's say I would order some...

The 919 isn't listed so what kind of bike do I choose on the site?

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If they can be set up as running lights I would probably be in for a group buy


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Ok, so let's say I would order some...

The 919 isn't listed so what kind of bike do I choose on the site?
You would select the 03-06 CBR600RR lights.

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If they can be set up as running lights I would probably be in for a group buy
They don't do group buys that I know of. Just buy them already, they rock! If you are really hung up on the lack of running light feature and don't feel comfortable making your own plug and play split, it couldn't hurt to ask them if they are willing to provide said option.

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You would select the 03-06 CBR600RR lights.
Correct.

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They don't do group buys that I know of. Just buy them already, they rock! If you are really hung up on the lack of running light feature and don't feel comfortable making your own plug and play split, it couldn't hurt to ask them if they are willing to provide said option.

They kept in great contact during the entire process and were very easy to deal with. I asked for the bullet plugs and he emailed me making sure that he picked up the correct ones... very nice touch. Very happy with them.

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They kept in great contact during the entire process and were very easy to deal with. I asked for the bullet plugs and he emailed me making sure that he picked up the correct ones... very nice touch. Very happy with them.
That was my experience as well, very personal service which was awesome. He also builds them to order, hence the long wait around time.

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Just got an e-mail back from these guys, their website will be taking orders on March 1 and 2. I think I might get myself a set...

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Just got an e-mail back from these guys, their website will be taking orders on March 1 and 2. I think I might get myself a set...
Do it!
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Just got an e-mail back from these guys, their website will be taking orders on March 1 and 2. I think I might get myself a set...
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Nice!!! Now I really have to get these lights....

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So.... do I order one set or two?

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