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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 05:46 PM Thread Starter
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As most know that the Watsen turn signals are a little more $$ than most and the fact it takes 6-8 weeks to receive them, they are a product that can only be validated by those who promote them from personal experiences. Well, I have become one of these people. After waiting what has seemed to be an eternity, I finally received my package today. I had just returned home from an 1hr trip from Orlando but I rushed into the garage to install them. The install was ridiculously simple, probably the simplest install of an aftermarket product. All hardware was in the box and they connected directly with the factory wiring. Once completed, I was astonished how the dramatic difference they make. I have seen photos of their product on other members’ bikes, but to see it on mine was well astonishing. I believe that the bike has a totally different look. I was amazed of how much a small modification would make on the overall appearance of the bike. I may be going overboard but I guess it’s mine so to me, I feel it has truly increased the overall appearance of the bike. I would highly recommend anyone thinking about buying these lights to go through with it. Yes, I know that they are a little more expensive and it does take some time to receive them from Canada but you will not be disappointed at all.

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post #2 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 05:51 PM
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I've had mine for almost 8 years and they still look and perform like new. Well worth the price and wait.



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post #3 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 07:06 PM
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They look amazing, the only reason I didn't get them was, looks like In the photos, the amber glow can only be seen front on.

It's hard enough being seen on a bike, so I got Aero flush mounts off eBay that have LEDS facing forward and to the side.
But the watsens do look sexy!


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They look amazing, the only reason I didn't get them was, looks like In the photos, the amber glow can only be seen front on.

It's hard enough being seen on a bike, so I got Aero flush mounts off eBay that have LEDS facing forward and to the side.
But the watsens do look sexy!


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They can be seen from the side just as easily, they ARE the brightest signals you will ever find. Well worth the price and wait, I left one stock one on to compare the two, and you cannot believe how bright they are unless you see it for yourself. They make the bike look sleeker, as well as seen much easier. They are so bright, you will see spots if you stare at them even from a good distance away. Order a set, you can thank us when you get them.

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They can be seen from the side just as easily, they ARE the brightest signals you will ever find. Well worth the price and wait, I left one stock one on to compare the two, and you cannot believe how bright they are unless you see it for yourself. They make the bike look sleeker, as well as seen much easier. They are so bright, you will see spots if you stare at them even from a good distance away. Order a set, you can thank us when you get them.


they are seen everywhere..believe us! you see them more than any other blinker on the market....its like a hid blinker!! hahah

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should of gone with Rizoma...

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I've had mine for almost 8 years and they still look and perform like new. Well worth the price and wait.
had mine since '06... still rocking



ohh, and the original watsens had LEDs pointing forward as well... the main cluster lights up the sides and towards the rear, but you
can def. see it from the front... on the R1 its easy to deal with though as well, you can convert the running lights to blinkers easy enough..


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post #8 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 08:02 PM
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I have a set. They are still just turn signals. What will transform your bike is having the suspension set up for your weight.
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Turn signals are for squids

Wats are prob the best looking of the sigs



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I have a set. They are still just turn signals. What will transform your bike is having the suspension set up for your weight.
Thanks Debbie Downer.

Some guys get excited about having better feedback in the grips, or having better brakes. Some people have an emotional connection of how one small change on the bike transforms it in some way.


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I have a set. They are still just turn signals. What will transform your bike is having the suspension set up for your weight.
hahaha... well said... reason i'm still sportin' my 6 year old watsens... just turn siggies... pretty basic step from the norm... but i can remember how cool i thought they were when i 1st got 'em...


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post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 01:51 PM
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Thanks Debbie Downer.

Some guys get excited about having better feedback in the grips, or having better brakes. Some people have an emotional connection of how one small change on the bike transforms it in some way.
. How about let's be realistic. Their got damn turn signals. So getting "emotional" about them is childish. Brakes are part of the performance of the bike, turn signals are cosmetic. Cosmetic as in what women put on their face. So cosmetic mods don't "transform" anything.

Sorry doing backflips over turn signals, purple windscreens, a fender eliminator, etc, just makes many of us
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. How about let's be realistic. Their got damn turn signals. So getting "emotional" about them is childish. Brakes are part of the performance of the bike, turn signals are cosmetic. Cosmetic as in what women put on their face. So cosmetic mods don't "transform" anything.

Sorry doing backflips over turn signals, purple windscreens, a fender eliminator, etc, just makes many of us
Sounds like you know more about cosmetics than the rest of us.

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. That is the best you got? Go get your lunch squid.
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should of gone with Rizoma...
Watsen look nicer
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I put some on the back also
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I put some on the back also
They look great mate....
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