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Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« on: May 08, 2018, 19:46:15 »
Hello all!
I can see other lights have been discussed here, and some more cheaper (Creed U7). But since I aim to keep the bike many years, and it is my understanding that MOT is about to became tougher about aftermarket modifications regards, I am looking to this Givi lights  ( currently £110 in Amazon).
Can I have your thoughts?

Thanks.  :thumb:
https://www.givi.co.uk/motorbike-accessories/Spotlights/S310%20Trekker%20Lights
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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2018, 19:50:36 »
I had them, they are well made. I did experiment with LED bulbs for them but they didn't last.
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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2018, 20:02:01 »
Bear in mind that two will draw over 9 amps  :thumb:
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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2018, 22:00:15 »
Got them on mine and I like them. Three years now and just one bulb change! But as stated draw a fair bit of current so I don't use them all the time, I have some small LED's that are on permanently.
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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2018, 22:01:05 »
The replacement bulbs are expensive. They are a bit ‘old tech’ now

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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2018, 22:08:05 »
After experimenting with LED's I did manage to buy a quantity of the standard fitment bulbs pretty cheaply through eBay.
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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2018, 22:15:41 »
9amps? Ouch... My plan was to use them as day-lights lamps...
I understand it may not been the best plan then?
I use my Glee as comuter too, so I need to see in winter and be seen in summer...
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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2018, 21:03:04 »
Hello!
I finally got the auxiliary lights from GIVI.
They look really well and solid.

I've been fitting them today, however I have an issue, maybe you can help me here

The lights can be connected to ignition, so they turn off with the bike switch.  I read it is possible to use the lights cable, so I thought in the rear light, as it suits my cable arrangements.

Here is where my doubts arise. The rear light have 3 cables, grey, black with white line and white with black line. Which one is the positive? I don't want to mess it up.

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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2018, 21:37:48 »
No need for relays mate, and luckily when you remove the tail section there are 3 crimped joints in the wires that you need. You just solder a short 3 core tail onto these wires and this gives you room to wire up / solder the tails from the lights.
Wire colours are
Grey - tail light
Black with white stripe - ground / earth
White with black stripe  - brake

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Re: Givi S310 Trekker Lights.
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2018, 21:40:12 »
Well!! I just find this in an old thread...

I will try tomorrow.  :)

I someone knows otherwise please stop me! :grin:

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