LED lights is a great way to make your motorcycle special. And you'll like the eventual result. Many people think that tuning of motorcycle or car is a hard process, which shopuld be entrusted to experts. Yeah, something like engine upgrading should be performed at service station. But buying a LED set or strips you can install it with your own hands in your garage.
What is needed to install LED lights on your motorbike?
First, you need to buy LED strip (or set of LEDs). You can go to autoshop and try to find them there. But in this shop they won't be cheap. Trip to electrical shop is more suitable option. You'll find there the same LED strips, but they are much cheaper there and larger variety of colors. After purchasing necessary LED stips, you can pass on to next step. Then you'll need wires and switch. To install LED light, you just need to perform simple motions with soldering tool.
How to do it?
To connect a LED light strip, you need to find "-" and "+". Many people have a have brain freeze here, because they can't find the power source and connect "+" directly to accumulator battery.
1) Connection to battery is a good idea, if you have another battery in store. But in this case, even if you connected everything correctly, it will be inconvenient for you to disconnect the accumulator battery, because except batery terminals, you'll need to disconnect LED light powering.
2) Good option is to connect "+" to electric fuse. If it burns out, it will be easy to replace it without expenses.
3) Also, you can connect "+" to ignition coil, but you better not to do this.
4) Another good option is powering from tail light. The LED light turns on with marker lights and with low/upper beam.
Then you have to find "-" on LED strip. You can connect it to battery, but it'll be silly. Just find any screw nail and check, if there is "-": connect "+" of LED strip to battery and "-" to screw nail, if the strip lights on, then you can use "-" from this nail. Now you can start installing LED lights on your motorbike. First, select a place for installation. While choosing a place for LED light strip attachment, it is important that light from diode didn't blind you and other drivers to avoid traffic accidents. If you place LED light strip correctly, this will not just provide a visual beauty, but also additional safety in night time. Because it will be easier of other drivers to see you. And don't forget about swith for turning the LED off. Of course, the ignition can serve as switch, but LED lighting is completely useless in bright and sunny day.