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I installed some aftermarket lighting on my 2007 zx6r to the front of the zx6r now I'm thinking to hook it up to the nose light to avoid running it all the way back to the battery... Can I tap the positive wre on the nose light and run the negative/ground to the bolt behind the air intake which is basically the frame? I tried touching it and it worked just wanted I put if this will harm anything?
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As I don't have that nose light on my '09, I can't tell you what else is powered by that circuit. My guess is it should also run the front running lights, the instrument lighting, and the tail light. I don't think you would pop the fuse by adding some LEDs.... just depends on how many and what that amounts to for total draw.
 

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If you want to do it the safest way possible, run the negative side all the way back to the battery. Or, to another point you know is going straight back to the battery. Aluminum frames should not be used for this purpose, due to the corrosion that forms on that point. Steel frames and copper wires aren't in the same league as copper to aluminum.
 

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The frame is ground. It wont hurt anything to ground to the frame. A couple LEDs hooked up to the nose light should be fine.
 

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The frame is ground. It wont hurt anything to ground to the frame. A couple LEDs hooked up to the nose light should be fine.
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I'm reallymore concerned about the negative/ground lead from the LEDs ...
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Just tap or vampire the positive AND the ground of nose light, as it goes to a common ground that will lead back to battery negative. Else, like RJ2112 said, run negative to the battery. I had a lot of fuse popping issues grounding LED's to frame. Battery or engine ground lug (that is fed directly by battery negative) is the only reliable, safe ground on my bike, at least. Bike frames are not like car chassis.
 
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