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Ordered the Show Chrome square fog lights that fit the lower cowl opening instead of the Honda round accessory lights which sit behind the cowl opening. Plug and play unit with similar mounting brackets and switch. Will review after they arrive and I install them.
 

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Since its a new bike and I have not brought it home yet they gave me 10% off and free install on any accesories. I did the fog lights, heel shifter and the dual USB port charger that was $25 from big bike parts. Figured I would let the do any wiring :)
 

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Installed mine last night after work. I already removed the cowl and clipped out the center covers. I then used a straight toenail cipper to remove as much remaining plastic nubs before sanding smooth the inner lip with sandpaper. Came out perfect. Now on to the install. Parts are high quality and solid. I separated left and right pieces and hardware and did much pre assembly inside the house before heading out to the garage. The right side uses shorter bolts and a short 4mm spacer on inside bolt while left uses longer bolts and two 16mm spacers on outside bolts and longer 20mm on inside. This is because of the cyl offset from left to right as the foglights attach to the cyl head. Each foglight was plug and play to existing bike's harness. The switch installs in lower left by the fuel key release. That was plug and play too. The lights do a great job illuminating the ground in front of the bike as well as sides. They also look great in their location. All in all, a good value and easy install. They are bigbikeparts brand.
 

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When you say left side is the sitting on the bike or setting in front of the bike looking at it. I'm an old sailor we should us port and starboard then it's always the same. Thanks for the write up, I'll install mine this weekend.
 

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brackets for bike mounted and finished project. I left out the wiring harness that turns the fog lamps off when the high beams are turned on.
 

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Aim hole

After installing, you can measure and score with masking tape the area to drill a hole that will allow aiming the lights without removing the cowl. See my pic below.
 

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The wiring harness has electric tape holding it to the other items ran next to it. I ended up cutting off the factory zip ties and re-routing it a little. You remove the factory blanks out of the wiring harness and plugging in the lights. Once you remove the side cover where the key slot for the gas compartment there is a large plastic, for no better definition a big bell shaped cover, over the wiring harness to keep it dry. I did not use relay 8X and jumper 8W. My thought is if I want more light by turning on the high beam why would I want the fogs to go out. In Virginia when you get your rig safety inspected if the fogs don't go out when the high beams are turned on they can fail your car or bike. But I think you could argue that issue.
 

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I like the idea of the hole for adjusting it, but I think I'll find a small plug to fill the hose when not in use.
 

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I have an interesting opportunity for a Valkyrie owner in the DFW area regarding LED Driving Lights.

I produce installation videos for motorcycle aftermarket accessory companies and I may have a new, yet-to-be-released (and very cool looking) LED driving light kit for a F6C Valk. The company has hired me to shoot an installation video for these new lights on an F6C.

If you live in the DFW area and own an F6C, here's the deal. If you let me use YOUR bike for the video shoot, you will get a FREE set of the LED Driving lights*! I will need your bike at my studio (garage) for at least 5 hours to shoot all the photos and video and to perform the install. You can see the video that I did for these lights on my own 2012 Goldwing here https://youtu.be/kwrF8BBiVGc.

If you are interested, you can email me at [email protected]

* The driving lights installed will be a pre-production kit.
 

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Here's a heads up, my right LCD lamp just stopped working. I called Gene's where I ordered them and they were very helpful. Turns out that Show Chrome and big bike parts are aware of the issue and are sending out a new circuit board to swap out. Should be a very easy fix, three screws and plug and play with the board. I contacted them this morning and the board is already shipped. I love good customer service. I'll post pics of the repair later. But here the light that requires the board. And if you order a new set now depends how long it's been on the shelf it shouldn't have the issue and have been built with the new board.


 

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I have an interesting opportunity for a Valkyrie owner in the DFW area regarding LED Driving Lights.

I produce installation videos for motorcycle aftermarket accessory companies and I may have a new, yet-to-be-released (and very cool looking) LED driving light kit for a F6C Valk. The company has hired me to shoot an installation video for these new lights on an F6C.

If you live in the DFW area and own an F6C, here's the deal. If you let me use YOUR bike for the video shoot, you will get a FREE set of the LED Driving lights*! I will need your bike at my studio (garage) for at least 5 hours to shoot all the photos and video and to perform the install. You can see the video that I did for these lights on my own 2012 Goldwing here https://youtu.be/kwrF8BBiVGc.

If you are interested, you can email me at [email protected]

* The driving lights installed will be a pre-production kit.

Now if you were willing on a Sat Morning as Im in Dallas on weekends I would take you up on this for sure and maybe buy a cold one after ?
Please let me know ?
 

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How do you guys get anything installed by the dealer? The only dealer I have close by looks for any excuse to not do anything: if you don't buy the bike from them, the parts from them, if they are not official HondaLine products (which I can understand that one)... they send you packing. Just an awful, terrible dealer.

I did not buy my bike from them, so if I want anything, I have to plan on installing it myself.. .and fog lights do not fall under my area of expertise, so I can't get them. OK.. I will stop whining now.
 

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Shadow where are you at if you near Virginia beach Virginia, stop by anytime and we can install anything you want. The lights were really easy, and I'm going to have to do it again to replace the bad circuit board.
 

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Shadow2001, I just went through your old post and saw that your in Virginia. If your having issues with a local dealer I use Cycle world on Virginia beach and ask for Bob. He has been working on bike for over 25 years at cycle world and will work with you. In Norfolk use Norfolk Honda. Dave (Service Manager/Technician) he is in our local chapter of the Goldwing club. And has been a master mechanic for over 20 years and a great guy.
http://hondaofnorfolk.net/Services/Service-Dept
http://www.vbcycleworld.com/service_request.asp
 
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