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1Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty RS Mirror pod on Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:41 am

DaleRT

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Hi, been doing some tinkering on the RS, after someone knocked of my r/h mirror pod and broke the lens.
Not being able to get hold of any lenses, decided to make something. I do like the style / look of the RS.

Thought i'd share it - to have ideas thrown around or
Someone with experience may have suggestions [ like dont attemp it ]
It did prove very time consuming but i'm satisfied with the result.

RS Mirror pod Img_2019

The IndicatorsMotorcycle LED Turn Signal Blinker Front Rear Peg Light
Measurement :- Len size: 38mm x 22mm x 10mm - Wire Length: Approx. 28cmSeller:mfactory.

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The Light2pcs 18mm Motorcycle 3W LED Eagle Eye Daytime Running DRL


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I left the original hardware, just in case the Lenses do come available

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The mirror pods themselves did not get damaged because [as suggested] i fitted a lanyard.
So all is well, Cheers Dale

    

2Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:16 am

charlie99

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wow great result dale

have something very similar in mind for the red frame project

hmmm looks like there a few more under the fairing upper as well .... care to ...ahem ...illuminate us ? giggle


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3Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:50 am

Bigsax

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Awesome!!

I tried modifying my original lenses but found they were too brittle (30 yrs old, go figure) and gave up having achieved nothing except breaking them.

These look great, and I love the yellow!

I took a different path with mirrors/indicators and here is a pic I took tonight just at sunset.

RS Mirror pod 20171210n


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4Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:53 am

Bigsax

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Anyone let me in on how I can rotate the pic?


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5Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:25 am

Ringfad

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RS Mirror pod 20171210

I just saved and reposted it - did nothing else


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6Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:47 pm

Two Wheels Better

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@charlie99 wrote:wow great result dale
hmmm looks like there a few more under the fairing upper as well .... care to ...ahem ...illuminate us ? giggle
RS Mirror pod 44271
Great job on the indicator lenses, but I wanna know what's under the fairing nose, too. That looks like a real bright idea!


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '96 K1100RS, '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

7Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:58 am

DaleRT

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Out enjoying Cliff drive.
RS Mirror pod Img_2029
Get back as soon as can with details.
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What a shame, can not see the Three Sisters [rock formation, Katoomba] in back the ground.
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Cheers Dale

    

8Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:20 am

charlie99

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RS Mirror pod 44271

sure to draw attention ...well dome mate


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%ORS Mirror pod Au-log10
    

9Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:26 am

Point-Seven-five

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Where did that black lens come from???


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1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS

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1994 BMW K75S
1992 BMW K100RS
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

10Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:12 am

DaleRT

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I shall Enlighten you then...
I made a bracket using existing holes. The drawing is not to scale its just to illustrate the bracket i made.

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I wanted to keep the Lights discreet not make a show of them.
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They are wired up as: The 3 LED light is wired to the Park light.
The light in the mirror pod is wired to headlight low beam
and the spot light is wired to the headlight high beam.
Regards Dale

    

11Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:48 am

Gaz

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Looks great Dale.

Question: Does the white light in the mirror pod go off when you turn the indicator on?


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12Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:00 am

charlie99

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RS Mirror pod 112350 thanks dale ...good job


I'm working on asimple circuit for that gaz ...might take some time though , depending on moving in the next month or so


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%ORS Mirror pod Au-log10
    

13Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:56 am

Point-Seven-five

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Did you use the original turn signal lens to install the LED unit in the mirror pod?


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS

Past:
1994 BMW K75S
1992 BMW K100RS
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

14Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:57 am

DaleRT

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To Shed a bit more light on this subject -
Gaz - The white light does not go off when indicator is on. Had not thought of doing that.

Several attempts, mistakes and time later, ive settled on what i have.
But some food for thought -

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LED indicator that sticks on, modeling clay on mirror pod.

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Played around with it. Trying different shapes.

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Tried a full cover

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RS Mirror pod Img_2049

I did not like this attempt - but maybe ideas for others.

Point-Seven-five, What i did to get the shape was to take a copy of the lense in place.
Then using modeling clay, worked the shape from there.

RS Mirror pod Img_2051

Hope this is of use. Dale

    

15Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:26 am

Gaz

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Dale I reckon you've started a cottage industry now that the lenses for the RS mirrors are supposedly unobtainable.

Just shows that if someone is prepared to put the time in most challenges can be overcome.

Cheers


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16Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:59 am

Point-Seven-five

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Dale, that is brilliant! Once you had the modelling clay form what did you use to create the "lens". Fiberglass, acryllic resin?

As more owners come up against the lack of replacement lenses and mirrors, good tutorials on repair options for this critical assembly will become more valuable.


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS

Past:
1994 BMW K75S
1992 BMW K100RS
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

17Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:54 pm

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@DaleRT wrote:Out enjoying Cliff drive.
RS Mirror pod Img_2029
What a shame, can not see the Three Sisters [rock formation, Katoomba] in back the ground.
Cheers Dale
RS Mirror pod Imag3310
I love riding round Katoomba, and was there only just last trip home. Pamela had never been there. The Sisters are just beyond...


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '96 K1100RS, '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

18Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty K100RS & K1100RS mirror pod Lenses. on Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:33 pm

mike d

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I have just seen the following on the K1100 forum.......

http://k11og.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=13067

A possible source for replacements?

Not seen them, so no idea of the quality and if the certain legal markings required in some countries.

Mike

    

19Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:11 pm

Two Wheels Better

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Yeah, might be a bit of drama in countries with MOT and roadworthy inspections, but in Los Estados Unidos they'd be no problem. Since BMW cannot supply them why not give them a go?

If anyone who's a member of that forum would be kind enough to enquire of him, get his contact details, I'll try a coupla sets...


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1987 K100RS, '89 K100 w/K1100RS engine, '93 Framed K11/K12 engine 'Big Block', '96 K1100RS, '09 K1300GT, '07 K1200R, '95 R100 Mystic & '77 R75/7.

    

20Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:40 pm

Crazy Frog

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This is a great substitute for the lens. Terrific job.


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21Back to top Go down   RS Mirror pod Empty Re: RS Mirror pod on Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:10 am

KiwiK100

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Nice work! Very, very impressed.cheers


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2002 K1200RS. Owned from new. Pacific Blue, Ohlins, Speiglers, Fiamms, HID. 167,000km
1991 K1. Schwartz metallic black, 18 month frame off restoration. 74,000km
1987 K100RS Style. Black, Ohlins, Race Tech springs, Braided lines. Fully restored. 53,000 miles.
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1951 AJS 500 single - my Dads ride
1953 Triumph Terrier - my Mum's ride
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