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Old 06-10-2007, 11:12 AM   #1
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show us a picture of your GS LIGHTS, please

please show us a picture of your GS and it's aux light setup
and.... tell us something about it
brand
usefulness....
etc...

thanks... in advance
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Old 06-10-2007, 11:13 AM   #2
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like this:



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Old 06-10-2007, 01:43 PM   #3
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I'm glad you posted this question! I've been thinking about mounting some driving lights on my engine protection bars and it'll be good to see if anyone has this set up and if they have experienced any heat related problems.
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Old 06-10-2007, 03:01 PM   #4
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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=190025

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=185200

Here are two threads which may help.

Since using the Xenarc, I moved them over to my 4Runner and installed Hella FF200 fog lights. That way I can use them at night in traffic. I added a 50 watt HID 4300K bulb to my low beam to compensate for the lost lighting out front. The Hella fogs are to illuminate the deer lurking on the side of the road.
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Old 06-10-2007, 03:08 PM   #5
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here is an example

Per your request, here is a picture taken of my basic seup. I have PIAA 1100X's mounted on GMT Moto light bars.

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Old 06-10-2007, 03:20 PM   #6
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the large lights are Hellas. I like them. They are really bright and work well to light up the night.

I added the little fog lights for increased visability during the daytime.

I just fabricated and installed a new switchplate on the handlebars because I had to take the auxillary switch cover off when I put the handlebar risers on. I bought switches from West Marine. They are marine grade waterproof switches. The large Hellas are wired through my blue sea fuse box on their own circuit. The smaller lights, which btw are a (CBOA) walmart special are wired through the aux. light wires.

They are pretty bright, though:



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Old 06-10-2007, 03:59 PM   #7
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PIAA 910's on a Zanzibar? (I forget, it's been so long ago) up high. PIAA 959's (ion) mounted to the crash bars down low and wide with R100GSPD brackets for conspicuity.
I was trying to look like Fish!
Been burning through bulbs on the 959's lately (they are always on) I think I need to replace the rubber sleeves in the clamps to get a little vibration damping back into play.
When it's all on it lights up the West Texas landscape!
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Old 06-10-2007, 04:50 PM   #8
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Hella FF200 driving lights on a Terra Nova bar. Works very well, solid as a rock, lots of light.

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Old 06-10-2007, 05:10 PM   #9
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On the beak is PIAA 002's and then the standard PIAA 510's. Both sets are the 55w fog lights. The beak lights are pointed straight ahead and the 510's are angled to show the sides.





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Old 06-10-2007, 05:19 PM   #10
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Old 06-10-2007, 05:55 PM   #11
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excellent posts here.... i greatly appreciate them

keep them coming, please
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Old 06-10-2007, 06:05 PM   #12
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lightforce setup

The cool thing about lightforce is you can change the lens covers to yellow for fog or my favorite one blue and one red on a blinker relay everyone just pulls over in front of you. I put in the turn signal cancel button relay to turn them on and off.
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Old 06-10-2007, 06:13 PM   #13
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Old 06-10-2007, 06:35 PM   #14
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Aux Lights

They're all PIAAs. I think they're 410s and 510s, or 450s and 540s or something or other.

The lght bar under the beak came with the bike. Pretty standard item. I've seen it on a few others, so it's probably dealer stocked. The other lights are mounted to the engine crash guards with Kuryakin mounts, available special order from any Harley dealership. The crash bar mounts worried me a little. I expected the lights to get damaged during crashes in dirt or mud. A few weeks ago I crashed her six times one day in the mud and deep sand of Monument Valley. The only damage to the bike at all, was one of the spark plug covers. I think I must have kicked it in my dismount, since the fall was to the oppsoite side.

The large lamps are fog lights and wired to be always on (no push button). The driving light control circuit is fed from the high beam circuit so they turn off when I lower the bike's high beam.

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Old 06-10-2007, 06:47 PM   #15
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I added them mainly to make myself a bit more visable to others on the road during the day time. They do a good job of illuminating the road immediately infront and to the side at night too.


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