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DB5/6/tesi rear LED light.
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quikduk



Joined: 13 Aug 2016
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Location: Southern California, USA

PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Darnit! I was really hoping that these were more "the same" rather than "similar". I have been toying with the idea of purchasing an LED taillight on eBay and doing the same thing re: mounting the newer components in the old housing. I know someone who makes motorcycle LED lights on his 3-D printer but it might require making a good CAD drawing of the original light.

This is yet another lesson on items made in China do not necessarily match the manufacturer's OEM product. Sometimes only minor fitment adjustments are required. While this aftermarket light was not specifically designed for the DB6 type of tail section, it appears that it is different enough to make a difference.

Let the shopping begin.
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CNC



Joined: 19 Jul 2013
Posts: 249
Location: Slovenia

PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Vort,

thanks for the update! Is maybe just glass interchangeable somehow?
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vort28



Joined: 22 Mar 2010
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Location: Northwest , UK

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OK, finally got light to fit, been cut down a fair amount , literally down to the lens



LED internals look like they will go in the old light casing but the new lens is a different mount system so will not fit the old case.
Going to run with it as it is for now and see how in goes.
Will post pictures when I finally get it back together.
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2bims



Joined: 03 Apr 2010
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Need to stop those dogs peeing on your lawn there Vort...nasty bleached puddle.... Laughing

Is the lens delivery, work to fit etc...that difficult that you wont be bothering to do any more of them after this trial version?
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JRH



Joined: 21 Jan 2013
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Weird how it is such a pain to fit, yet straightforward on the Benelli Tornado.....
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vort28



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

First glace it did look the same , but guess Bimota, as usual , decided to ' CARRY OVER ' modify it !!!!!! so the 5mm bezel that runs around the standard Benelli on is washed out on the Bimota one .



Have got it mounted now in the 6R seat unit but no pictures yets as not finished , (maybe this makes a difference to standard is plastic and 6R carbon) , but with all the messing about I got side tracked !! Shocked

It looked so !!!! lonely ???




Eeny , meeny , miny


Moe

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brian



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shocking Laughing
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Xarly



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Vort, what is the link to eBay?
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