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Dual Sported XR400 needs better blinkers

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I just bought a dual sported XR400R. The bike was dsed around 2000 with one of the older baja designs ds kits.

The previous owner kept the street worthy stuff to a minimum with low profile type turn signals. I like the flush fitting turn signals on the rear but the little mouse ear looking turn signals on the front are way too small and sort of flash in a lazy like fashion.

I really like the OEM front turn signals on the XR650L. I would like something larger that mounts to the triple clamp.

Additionally, I dislike the baja designs switch assembly. Is there a better switch assembly out there? Can I use a OEM switch assembly from a 650L with the BD wiring harness?

Please give me some solutions. I bought this bike mainly to ride back and forth to work so I don't beat up my van. I only ride the bike on residential surface streets with the occasional errond onto busier SoCal style business streets. I need a little more turn signal protection so I don't get t-boned by some soccer mom.

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I'm not sure what the old switch assembly looks like but they have a new one (or so they say). I like it, it has the hi-beam LED built in, turn signal switch, hi-lo switch, kill switch, lights-park-off switch and horn all in one unit.

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Also you can probably find a set of XR650L turn signals on ebay pretty cheap and adapt them to mount on the triple clamps.

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I am a fan of these . . .

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Baja Designs also sells anew style switch assembly. You will also need to purchase the harness adapter from them.

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Ok thanks guys. That's more or less what I'm looking for. Troy, are the turn signals you are linking to for the front? They look like rear units, will I be able to mount them up front? I think the little turn signals I have now use a plate and mount of the top of the triple clamps. I'll need to take a closer look when I get home.

The switch assembly is exactly what I need. Basically, I want to be able to push the button in to cancel the signal. The switch assembly I have now just slides back and forth and every now and then I realize that the signal is running.

I'll go this route unless someone out there has made a OEM 650L switch assembly work with a BD wiring harness... Andybody? I'm not much of an electrical dabbler so it's a little greek to me.

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LOOK HERE:

http://www.procycle.us/main/dskit.htm

Very good quality components and honest business owner. I ordered the LED cateye signals and flasher for my 650L I'm customizing, but they have non LED signals also. I dont think it matters whether you mount them on the front or back. I'm always hunting down a bargain before purchasing. You should find everything you need.

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if you havea cycle gear close they have a pretty good selection of blinkers. also you might want to check out a ufo brand oregon headlight set up..those are trick

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