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Old 04-16-2012, 01:50 PM   #2266
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Which light / how did you mount it? thinking on putting some on my KTM 640 Enduro.

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Old 04-16-2012, 03:14 PM   #2267
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my 30s just arrived with a dimmer switch so i can run them dimmed with the low beam at night, full blast on hi beam of course. i was wondering, before i begin wiring, if i need to even bother with the dimmer switch?? Are even the 30's bright enough at night that they would be aggravating/blinding on coming drivers if not dimmed (when on low beam)??

also, anyone no where i can get some lense covers that will fit on these housings? maybe some colored ones like they sell on trailtech??
If you do most of your driving in the city on 4 lane + I would say they don't need to be dimmed. I have a pair of 30s on my airhead, mounted on the lower forks, they are aimed about 15' in front of the bike. on/off switch. I can not run them at night without getting flashed. And the poor FF in front of me does not want to be there

With respect to lens "covers" we offer the xpel lens protection but it is a permanent install. Clear, yellow and blue, here is the clear.

I would recommend installing the dimmer, 3000 lumens is 3000 lumens, plug one in to your battery and try it out.
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Old 04-17-2012, 06:41 AM   #2268
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Do these lights need to be hooked up via a relay or can I use the high beam lead?

I currently have a hid conversion light in the bike, so the high beam lead isn't actually powering anything.

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Old 04-17-2012, 07:46 AM   #2269
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Excellent light!

Just wanted to say "Thanks" to Sanjoh and ADVMonster. I run a pair of fork-mounted Denali D1s full-time on my '08 Bandit, and fork-mounted and wired a single Model 30 (via a relay) to my high beam as a supplement. My daily DC commute starts long before sunrise, and I needed a long-throw light for the various roads I take on my 60-mile one-way commute. The Model 30 works perfectly, and gives me the right amount of light I need exactly where I need it.
For the amount of light it throws, it's a great product at a reasonable price. Thanks, Fellas! - Ed H.
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:47 AM   #2270
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I put the 30's with a dimmer on my aprilia scooter and have them aimed a bit into oncoming traffic for conspicuity, so I use the dimmer on low beam. They are plenty noticeable even when dimmed.
This is about 30-40% power.
Thanks Bo, great information and that is exactly how i want to use them, so yeah, i'll probably go ahead and hook up the dimmer, seeing that i already have it.

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Old 04-17-2012, 10:32 AM   #2271
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I installed two of the 600s on my XR650R and love them. I have two clearwaters on my GS for conspicuity while lane splitting. I wanted to add a bit more light on the GS without adding to the sides of the bike, to avoid damage when falling over. I saw how Wunderlich attached their Micro-Flooter Zyclop light above the front fender and I made my own bracket out of aluminum, attached to the Wunderlich steering stops.













Light switch added on the right.

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Old 04-17-2012, 10:39 AM   #2272
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R1200GS install

I installed two of the 600s on my XR650R and love them. I have two clearwaters on my GS for promiscuity while lane splitting. I wanted to add a bit more light on the GS without adding to the sides of the bike, to avoid damage when falling over. I saw how Wunderlich attached their Micro-Flooter Zyclop light above the front fender and I made my own bracket out of aluminum, attached to the Wunderlich steering stops.







Light switch added on the right.

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Old 04-17-2012, 02:31 PM   #2273
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I installed two of the 600s on my XR650R and love them. I have two clearwaters on my GS for promiscuity................
How's that working for you?!
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Old 04-17-2012, 02:32 PM   #2274
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I think I meant to say conspicuous. Pain meds after surgery taking effect. :)

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Old 04-17-2012, 04:05 PM   #2275
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Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone could give me some input if 2 Model 30's can provide enough light by themselves for night riding? I have a track r6 which doesn't have headlights due to the track fairings. I was thinking of mounting 1 or 2 of these under the nose to make it street legal and ride-able at night. That would also allow easy removal for track days.

Any advice would be great.

Ps. All my wiring harnesses are intact still and can be used
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:00 PM   #2276
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looking for some help with replacement o-rings for these lights,anyone have part/item numbers or size that i need.I saw that my outside ones are starting to crack and i don't think i've seen a size listed in this thread yet,thanks
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:56 PM   #2277
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:20 PM   #2278
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I installed two of the 600s on my XR650R and love them. I have two clearwaters on my GS for promiscuity while lane splitting. I wanted to add a bit more light on the GS without adding to the sides of the bike, to avoid damage when falling over. I saw how Wunderlich attached their Micro-Flooter Zyclop light above the front fender and I made my own bracket out of aluminum, attached to the Wunderlich steering stops.







Light switch added on the right.
any pics lit up??

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Old 04-17-2012, 09:43 PM   #2279
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Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone could give me some input if 2 Model 30's can provide enough light by themselves for night riding? I have a track r6 which doesn't have headlights due to the track fairings. I was thinking of mounting 1 or 2 of these under the nose to make it street legal and ride-able at night. That would also allow easy removal for track days.

Any advice would be great.

Ps. All my wiring harnesses are intact still and can be used
I don't think street legal is going to happen in the event you're questioned by a LEO, but two of the 30's COULD be what you need to the occasional street ride.
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:17 AM   #2280
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Do these lights need to be hooked up via a relay or can I use the high beam lead?

I currently have a hid conversion light in the bike, so the high beam lead isn't actually powering anything.

Thanks
Jason
No relay is required due to the low amp draw.

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Just wanted to say "Thanks" to Sanjoh and ADVMonster. I run a pair of fork-mounted Denali D1s full-time on my '08 Bandit, and fork-mounted and wired a single Model 30 (via a relay) to my high beam as a supplement. My daily DC commute starts long before sunrise, and I needed a long-throw light for the various roads I take on my 60-mile one-way commute. The Model 30 works perfectly, and gives me the right amount of light I need exactly where I need it.
For the amount of light it throws, it's a great product at a reasonable price. Thanks, Fellas! - Ed H.
Thanks for the feedback. Are you saying the single Model 30 has more throw than a pair of Denalis?

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Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone could give me some input if 2 Model 30's can provide enough light by themselves for night riding? I have a track r6 which doesn't have headlights due to the track fairings. I was thinking of mounting 1 or 2 of these under the nose to make it street legal and ride-able at night. That would also allow easy removal for track days.

Any advice would be great.

Ps. All my wiring harnesses are intact still and can be used
The lights are not DOT legal. That being said, a single model 30 is adequate for riding at night. I would recommend dimming the light for use in traffic.

Another consideration of the mounting position you suggest. You need to make sure you have adequate clearance when the front fender is all the way up ie forks bottomed out, otherwise the light could be trapped between fender and fairing. Perhaps you can mount them on the mirrors with connectors as the mirrors would be removed for track days as well.
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