Are Big Bike Parts and Add-On the same company. I am thinking of buying the Big bike Parts LED Chrome Saddlebag and Trunk Moldings from (as well as light rotor covers) Hal. Anyone have these or seen these and what do you think of them.
I just had them installed on my 03 silver and it looks good. I had heard that they were not so good, but the new ones are improved. Make sure you buy the led's lighted ones, not the bulb lighted one's. Looks good on the silver and they give off some good light. Brighter than the Kury's and much cheaper. They are now making them color matched ; however, I have not seen them yet and they are not in the BB parts catalog. I paid $190.00 for top and bottom at Directline (they price matched a competitor). One year warranty also!
I've been burned four times with AddOn products, so my rule of thumb is to purchase nothing put out by AddOn. Just within the last week or so, on this board, one rider went through a nightmare trying to install a front fork reflector light which was AddOn. Been there, done that!!
I have them and love them, especially since I replaced the regular bulbs with the update LED kit. I think they all come with LED's now. I went with these because they have more red lense area and less chrome. This looks better with the chrome rails I think, and the lights really reflect off the rails.
Big Bike Parts and ShowChrome are one in the same. Add ON is someone else.
Mine are not on a switch. They're wired in directly to the tail lights.
A friend of mine hooked the rear part of this trunk lights up to flash alternately with the turnsignals. He ran his ground wire down and used the hot wire for the turnsignal as his ground. That way each time the turnsignal light came on, the trunk lights went out causing an anternating flashing effect. Looked pretty neat. This is how GM use to do their front marker lights on their cars and trucks. They may still, I'm not sure.
I have the Kuryakin trunk/saddlebag molding.
They are wired direct,and I wired the saddlebage lights as Jim Mathis describes. I like the extra turn signals while changing lanes,or sitting still making a left turn.
It depends on what kind you bought. Mine are just the riding lights. The newest ones will be riding and Brake lights. Watch how you wire them up!
It's easy to get the wrong wire, too many green ones back there ! LOL