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Old 12-08-2012, 08:57 AM   #2926
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Also, where do your 'heavy duty light brackets' mount?
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:11 AM   #2927
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duh, just visited your website and saw the model 30s are spots..I'm assuming it might be nice to have (2) spots on top of (2) floods?
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:12 AM   #2928
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Thanks John. I'm not sure what I really need, but I'm going on a 5 day trip in January on/off road and camping in the mtns and trying to get prepared early. Are the model 30s a flood or spot? If I were to get one pair now and possibly a second pair down the road(if needed) what would you recommend? Thanks!


That is a clean looking GSA!

The Model 30s are spots, however they do have a bit of spillover that effectively lets you see off to the side of the main beam. Check the beam patterns in the detailed description tab for the particular light.

I'd recommend a pair of the Model 60s, with one of our LED controllers, they will do it all, distance, light up the ditch and DRL with the dimmer with full power when you hit the high beam. You will not need a second pair of lights if you go with this option.

Have you thought about how to mount the lights? We offer a crashbar mount.

I really like the mounts shown here, I think they are GMA and are out of production.

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Old 12-11-2012, 03:48 PM   #2929
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Old 12-15-2012, 06:47 AM   #2930
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on your website, what is the 'heavy duty' mounting option?
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:08 AM   #2931
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on your website, what is the 'heavy duty' mounting option?
It is an upgraded light mount and hardware.

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Old 12-15-2012, 02:13 PM   #2932
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Got it. I just want to make sure I get everything I need..I'm going to move forward with the model 60s. I'm assuming I will need waterproof connectors for each as well. How would you suggest I wire them? completely separate w/ dedicated switch? Am I going to blind oncoming traffic? :-D
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Old 12-15-2012, 02:16 PM   #2933
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I didn't see model 60s in aluminum(silver) - do they only come in black? No big deal, but would prefer silver if you have them.
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Old 12-15-2012, 03:41 PM   #2934
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I've had the 60's on my KLR for quite a while------forget HID---forget Halogen--these make daylight out of dark

Rode my new Husqvarna TR650 Terra last night in the dark-------never do that again.
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I just ordered another pair------they are awesome.

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Old 12-15-2012, 07:29 PM   #2935
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While I have read a good portion of this thread, I still need to ask this: In a strictly street application will a pair of 44's with a dimmer set-up to go lower power on low beam still annoy oncoming drivers? I don't plan on aiming the lights too high as I really want more light off to the sides ( on my twisty road commute I have blind apex points right now with stock headlight, staring into a black hole). I don't want to turn the lights off completely when oncoming traffic approaches as I am totally lost then. I know they don't have any sort of "cut-off" so I'm wondering if anybody has feedback on this. I'd like to know how they work with fog too (in a dimmed mode with low beam) as it is always a winter early morning problem here. This will be used on a DRZ400sm, so not stellar lighting to begin with. Thanks.
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:54 AM   #2936
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While I have read a good portion of this thread, I still need to ask this: In a strictly street application will a pair of 44's with a dimmer set-up to go lower power on low beam still annoy oncoming drivers? I don't plan on aiming the lights too high as I really want more light off to the sides ( on my twisty road commute I have blind apex points right now with stock headlight, staring into a black hole). I don't want to turn the lights off completely when oncoming traffic approaches as I am totally lost then. I know they don't have any sort of "cut-off" so I'm wondering if anybody has feedback on this. I'd like to know how they work with fog too (in a dimmed mode with low beam) as it is always a winter early morning problem here. This will be used on a DRZ400sm, so not stellar lighting to begin with. Thanks.
They work just fine that way, I have the 44's on my sidecar rig, go back one page to post 2920 for a pic. The fork mounted lights are dimmed while the light in the hack is on full power. Never had a problem with being flashed by oncoming traffic.
I find in fog I have to dim them down further or turn them off as there is no cutoff like a regular fog light has.
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:22 AM   #2937
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Thanks for the input BigDog..I like your website too.

If you don't mind, how do you have yours set up? Dimmer? Switched independent of factory headlights?
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:35 AM   #2938
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Thanks for the input BigDog..I like your website too.

If you don't mind, how do you have yours set up? Dimmer? Switched independent of factory headlights?
I did it really simple and didn't use the dimmer. Some would say this is not recommended I suppose, but I simply tied into the wire going to the high beam--------right at the headlight bulb plug------and powered the lights from there. It works perfectly and the LED's come on with the regular high beam. Wires are always oversized a bit and I think this is fine.

I'll do the same with the Husky.

The dimmer provides good visibility when on low beam as Sanjoh recommends----but I just didn't go that way.
I"ve ridden with him and seen his setup --------really nice.

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Old 12-16-2012, 05:59 AM   #2939
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Old 12-16-2012, 06:53 AM   #2940
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Got it. I just want to make sure I get everything I need..I'm going to move forward with the model 60s. I'm assuming I will need waterproof connectors for each as well. How would you suggest I wire them? completely separate w/ dedicated switch? Am I going to blind oncoming traffic? :-D
The plug n play option will save you a few bucks, included at no cost when you purchase a dimmer and lights.

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I didn't see model 60s in aluminum(silver) - do they only come in black? No big deal, but would prefer silver if you have them.
Black only.
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