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Where could I purchase these from? I want to replace the amber signals with the clear ones.
 

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But then there won't be a good contrast with the front headlight, so I would think they would be less visible.
 

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I'm interested in clear ones too! I havn't been able to find them though!

I do think that the bulb is orange, so when it blinks it still looks orange!!!

I just think it would look better. The back ones are clear!!
 

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i can answer all questions.

they still blink orange (very orange) but are clear when not flashing.
they use an orange bulb.

and i can probably get them for you all. i will check on pricing at my local dealer tomorow morning and post back here then.

if anyone wants them (im guessing that they would not be cheap) and is willing to pay postage costs for them from OZ, ill happily get them for you.

jason.
 

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gpsnut2003 said:
i can answer all questions.

they still blink orange (very orange) but are clear when not flashing.
they use an orange bulb.

and i can probably get them for you all. i will check on pricing at my local dealer tomorow morning and post back here then.

if anyone wants them (im guessing that they would not be cheap) and is willing to pay postage costs for them from OZ, ill happily get them for you.

jason.
Thanks Jason,
I'm currious what they will cost. Looking forward to you post!!! Although because they will probably be expensive I may have to wait awhile before I can get some!!! So if at all possible I'm going to put a note on my computer that you can get them! I may call on you later if that is ok!!?? Of course that depends on the price!!!

Thanks agian,
 

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I would check on the legality in the US AND your individual state. Whilst a few cars have clear turn signal lenses (with an amber bulb), they are not as visible as the amber lenses, particularly during daylight.
IMHO - we are invisible enough as it is, I would not want to add having a less difficult to see turn signal indicator to the list. :roll: If a cage hits you, it makes it easier for them to say, "I didn't see that they were turning" and when their attorney brings out that it was an aftermarket conversion, they will press that you accepted the risk of being hit when you made the conversion.
Just my two cents.....

P.S. It does have the cool factor, though.
 

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I am ready to buy them, since mine are cracked from an accident from previous owner.
If you would please let me know the price! THanks!!!
 

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i have checked out the cost.

they sell the clear ones here in oz for $80 AU each.
that would be about $60 US each. (at todays exchange rate on xe.com)
then you would have to add freight costs.

if anyone seriously wants them id be happy to help.

also, it's a good idea to check the legality of such a mod in your state, as mentioned above. il happily get them for anyone that wants them, but you must take all responsibility when it comes to being legal in your area.

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This really shouldn't be a problem as far as legality in the States... Silver Wings and Burgman 400's come with clear lenses.
 

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Does anyone Know where i might Find Red FireFighter Strobe Kit To place in those Clear lenses.
(also Red Strobes are the only color allowed for firefighters in NC)

If you dont know Id Appreciate if youd take just a little of your time and help me search the internet.

Thanks alot for any info submitted
 

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Does that include the hazzard and flash to pass features?
I wonder if it is a problam to wire that?

I also wonder if it is that hard to get the forks with the dual front disks?

gpsnut2003 said:
i have checked out the cost.

they sell the clear ones here in oz for $80 AU each.
that would be about $60 US each. (at todays exchange rate on xe.com)
then you would have to add freight costs.

if anyone serioussly wants them id be happy to help.

also, it's a good idea to check the legality of such a mod in your state, as mentioned above. il happilly get them for anyone that wants them, but you must take all responsibility when it comes to being legal in your area.

jason
 

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nope, the cost was just for the purchasing of the clear lenses. no bulbs or other stuff.

you will probably find that they (yamaha) use the same wiring harness for all the YP 400's so you will most likely have the wiring loom that has unused plugs near your hand grips somewhere.

these "unused" plugs on the us version would plug in to the euro and oz version hand grips. so if you were to buy the hand grips with the hazzard and push to pass buttons on them, i would hazzard (no pun intended) that they might just plug into your usa version wiring loom.

i might be wrong, but that's just guess.

as for changing to a dual disc setup, it would be a very expensive exercise.

you would need to replace one fork leg (so there's the mounts for the caliper) also needed is a new master cylinder the disc itself , the pads, hose etc etc.

it can be done, but just how much you want to spend on the majesty ?

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Dual discs are certainly the "in thing" now on many, if not most motorcycles, but since one can easily lock up the front tire with the existing single disc, I fail to see how adding a second disc will provide any improvement in stopping distance.

Dual discs will reduce the "pull effort", but the somewhat higher effort required by the single disc is considered by many to be a safety factor, in that it helps reduce inadvertant front wheel lockup during those unanticipated quickstops!

Practice, practice, and more practice!
 

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i have actually heard (from two completely different sorces) that the reason that yamaha fitted the second disc to 05 and 06 400's was not to improve the stopping power.

here in oz the 04 majesty only had a single disc front end.
Yamaha apparently had some problems with the forks twisting, due to un even force while braking.

their solution ?
easy, add a second disc to the front to even up the forces on the forks, and no more twisting problems.

can't say it's true for sure, but i heard it from two different places at two different times, and one of those was my dealer !

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I question that the single rotor will cause undue flexing of the forks. Althought the pads grip the rotor on only one side, the braking force is applied between the contact patch of the tire and the pavement. As this force is centered between the forks, I fail to see how any undue forces are generated asymetrically. If flexing or twisting of the forks was the case, the bike would pull to the left when applying hard front brake. This does not happen, No matter how hard I apply my front brake during quickstops, the bike NEVER pulls to the left.

As there is adequate stopping power with only one front disc, I feel certain that the decision to use only one was dictated by economics.

Over the years there have been many scooters and cycles manufactured with only a single front disc. Until the machines got much heavier, there was not a need for dual discs, and to my knowledge, there was never a problem with fork flexing, even with fork tubes much skinnier than those on the Majesty.
 

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I would agree that the need for two discs seems sales related in many cases. The only reason to go to two discs in our application would be to reduce the size of disc, which is not a problem in the first place. I suspect we're into the 'if it ain't broke, we'll fix it 'till it is' thinking.

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