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DIY Top Case lights on Eldorado

Discussion in 'Cal 1400 8V' started by Brian Stoller, Nov 26, 2020.

  1. Brian Stoller

    Brian Stoller Just got it firing! GT Contributor

    Aug 22, 2020
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    St Louis, MO
    Sold my 1990 Mille this year and switched to a 2016 Eldorado .
    Really enjoying the jump in power + technology ( .. and those Brakes! )

    give-lit.jpg Wanted a Top Case for storage and to add additional rear lighting & motion-sensitive braking I’d seen on late BMW’s and Hawgs but this just didn’t seem available for Guzzies.

    After much shopping around all I came up with was DIY. ( Im sure someone will prove me wrong now .. )
    I found the ‘Admore Light Bar (8”) With Smart Brake Technology’ just fits into a GIVI E460 Monokey case
    with some minor cuts and & plastic welding ( & after carefully taking the LED guts out of its housing )
    I didn’t want to put holes in the GIVI case and run wires thru the bike so I went wireless using "Blazer International Wireless Remote" and powered it with a portable Jump Starter : AG-XP-10-HD MICRO-START.
    The costs on this project were a bit on the high side , << .. not unlike Guzzi Accessories : P >>
    What a huge diff in visibility ( and now I have somewhere to tuck the helmets )

    Still getting the bike up updated to my preference - created a new seat ( stock seat was way to low and wide for my 6’4”) .. added foglights, custom passenger footrests and added add’l handlebar mirrors. Have a windshield but still waiting for the Windshield frame hardware .. guess the factory ran out .

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