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Anyone with a 900 Custom using Kisan's signal minder? Wondering how "plug 'n play" it is, and/or hoping for a video with stock bulbs after install?
 

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34 views and no response... time to dig out other areas of research? LOL
 

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Wish I knew something that worked. With a full-face helmet, the signal indicator is out of view, plus the fact that it is silent doesn't help. I was thinking about putting a repeater LED light out by my tach where it would be visible. I know I look like an old geezer (which I am!) with my left turn signal on for thirty miles! :(
 

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Paco: Same here. I hate it when I finally notice the little flashing light when I have my full face helmet on. My shorty helmet doesn't block my view. (Yes I'm old too)

Pretzel: Can you post if you get the signal reminder or find out any other news on it? Thanks.
 

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Paco: Same here. I hate it when I finally notice the little flashing light when I have my full face helmet on. My shorty helmet doesn't block my view. (Yes I'm old too)

Pretzel: Can you post if you get the signal reminder or find out any other news on it? Thanks.
I decided to bite the bullet and ordered the Kisan signal minder, and the headlight modulator, in light of the latest spate of metal-bending incidents.
I'll post back when I get and install them.
 

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Pretzel,

I know it is not the answer you are looking for but, I'm a cheapskate and I have just trained myself to hit the signal cancel when I shift from 1 to 2...
 

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I would also like a user review from a 900 owner.
I'd like to know more about the advertised RTB rear signal conversion, brake light flasher, and 4-way turn signal flasher (parade/hazard mode) options. Actually, the turn signal canceling is the option I'm least interested in...
 

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Have an 09 900 Classic, Picked up in Jan of 09, Signal Minder went on in March after my daughter called me an old man for leaving it turned on. The Signal Minder is plug and play as far as the signal minder part. Also is electronic so is good for LED bulbs.

The R/T/B part is simple tap into right and left blinker circuit, tail light circuit, and running light circuit, which all run in a single bundle under the seat to the back fender, don't remember the wire colors. Took me 20 min to hook up.

I highly recommend the use of this unit as I can attest to the fact that people will pull out if they THINK you are turning.:eek:

As far as the four way flashers you have to get your signal switch to self reset, which they send you the material but I have not done.
 

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I don't know how the kisan works, but one of the guys I ride with has a HD with self canceling signals. He likes to ride out front and the rest of us can never tell what he's doing at an intersection. Sometimes he'll signal a turn, change his mind and roll straight thru. Other times he'll pull up to a light signaling a turn and long before the light changes his signal cancels and he turns without signals. As far as I'm concerned he may as well never use the signal, it's only right half the time. I'm with truckie453; I kill the signal as I shift 1>2 and then just be sure I kill it anytime I think of it. I don't bother checking for a light I just hit the button now and then, it's become a habit.
 

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Pretzel,

I know it is not the answer you are looking for but, I'm a cheapskate and I have just trained myself to hit the signal cancel when I shift from 1 to 2...
It's not just the auto-cancel that I'm after, but rather the run/turn/brake, brake flasher functions for extra visibility. Add the signal canceller and the hazard/parade flashers, and it's a quite a package for the price. I'm just wondering how the brake flash and running lights look with normal bulbs, as I don't want to mess with LED replacements (load equalizing diodes, etc.)
 

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It's not just the auto-cancel that I'm after, but rather the run/turn/brake, brake flasher functions for extra visibility. Add the signal canceller and the hazard/parade flashers, and it's a quite a package for the price. I'm just wondering how the brake flash and running lights look with normal bulbs, as I don't want to mess with LED replacements (load equalizing diodes, etc.)
gotcha...

it looks like the kuyrakyn triple whammy works with oem lights but I think it lacks parade (hazard) light function...
 

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It's not just the auto-cancel that I'm after, but rather the run/turn/brake, brake flasher functions for extra visibility. Add the signal canceller and the hazard/parade flashers, and it's a quite a package for the price.
+1

I bought a "BackOff" brake light modulator from Signal Dynamics, but haven't installed it.
I think the Kisan offers more features along with their statement that you don't have to cut up the wiring harness to install it. I have an LED tail/stoplight bulb, but apparently the only change that needs to be made is changing the turn signal indicator bulb in the speedo with an LED replacement.
We'll see how it goes.....
 

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A mother-in-law on the backseat will remind you of more than just your poor turn-signal skills. :D

Pretzel,

I know it is not the answer you are looking for but, I'm a cheapskate and I have just trained myself to hit the signal cancel when I shift from 1 to 2...
I think I'm starting to do this, too - make a turn or change a lane and I may be hitting the cancel more often than I'm using the turn signal (but I use the signal pretty often).

Don't beat yourself up for having the turn signal on if you made a turn and had a few more immediate turns or complex maneuvers to do... I find that's the time I am not thinking about canceling the signal.
 

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A mother-in-law on the backseat will remind you of more than just your poor turn-signal skills. :D

Just the very thought of my mother-in-law on the backseat has made me:
1) want to NEVER ride my bike again!
2) Get my doctor to increase my dosage of Viagra! (But it probably won't help!)
3) Go into therapy!

Thanks a lot, Dave! You're a real pal! What's wrong with you for even putting that image in peoples heads? Sicko......:D
 

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A mother-in-law on the backseat will remind you of more than just your poor turn-signal skills. :D

Just the very thought of my mother-in-law on the backseat has made me:
1) want to NEVER ride my bike again!
2) Get my doctor to increase my dosage of Viagra! (But it probably won't help!)
3) Go into therapy!

Thanks a lot, Dave! You're a real pal! What's wrong with you for even putting that image in peoples heads? Sicko......:D
LOL, it hit me after I posted it that the MiL might be a little too intimately close on a motorcycle, and that the mere idea sounded really, really bad - but, hey, You're Welcome! ;)
 

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This really irritates me. This technology is… and has been out there. For any manufacture to deny the consumer of this statistically life saving feature, makes me sick…
I mean, what car manufacture would dare try and sell a car without an airbag…
Bad on Kawasaki… to be in cahoots with after marketers
It’s just sickening
 
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