1. BarelyAWake

    BarelyAWake New Member

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    People have run Norm's http://motorbicycling.com/f23/lights-run-off-white-wire-no-7306.html quite successfully, I have one on my Schwinn (his LED taillight option too) & it's great! Thing is the magneto on these bikes has as random a quality control as the rest of the engine does lol All I had to do with the Schwinn tho was reduce the spark plug gap a hair, but it's a good idea to have an off switch for the light as idling/cold start might be affected.

    Another option is the Sturmey Archer Dyno Hub X-FDD which supplies 6v, 3w. which I've one an old vintage bike with a huge dual-bulb headlight and taillight which sounds a bit like what you've got in mind.

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    Ofc it only works if I'm moving ;)
     
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  2. jrol22

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    Thanks alot!

    Like I said, I have a bullet light (halogen) from an old Schwinn colegiate that I used to own.
    I think imma work on that light this Monday (TGIAH) lol.

    Thanks again, but where would the ground be?

    Its sad really, I install light after lights on my jeep...but I cant figure out the MB....lol....
     
  3. BarelyAWake

    BarelyAWake New Member

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    When I wired the Schwinn I used the engine ground wire to one of the old water bottle mounts as a "chassis ground" so the lights just use the bike's frame as the negative, which reduces the number of wires and/or their length. Odds are your engine is already frame-grounded just by it's contact (mounts).
     
  4. dag_29307

    dag_29307 New Member

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    I have modified a way to run headlight/taillight off of a cell phone.

    I have also found a 6V system that can be made for right around $25.00 here's the thread....

    HT 6v Charging System w/- ground - MotoredBikes.com: Motorized Bicycle Forum

    I am currently trying to hook up a couple of LED flashlight heads to my cell phone.

    If you have any more questions just let us know that's what we are here for.
     
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  6. dag_29307

    dag_29307 New Member

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    Yeah!!! Bling Bling on My MB. ;)
     

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