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Old 09-17-2013, 08:06 PM   #3541
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:03 PM   #3542
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KLR 650 Mount

Ended up putting the new lights on my commuter KLR instead of the GS. Some mounting pictures that are self explanatory - I started with some angle iron.







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Old 09-18-2013, 11:38 AM   #3543
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Nice setup on the KLR!

I like simple
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:47 AM   #3544
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I want to mount a 60 to my helmet.
Got any helmet mount brackets available ?

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Not for the Model 60 specifically. We do have one available for our M1 helmet light. I'll include one at no charge if you want to try mounting the M60 on it.

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I was originally interested in the 24W dimmable floods, but kept reading through the few thousand posts here and now suspect they are unavailable. I do a lot of street riding so I want something I can run into oncoming traffic on the low beam and then light up the night on high beam. WOuld 44s and a dimmer be the solution?
That is one solution, a set of our Model 60s will work wonders as well. We now offer LED controllers (wireless or wired) that provide a dimmable setting (0-100%) and a full power setting triggered by your OEM high beam switch. The controllers have a built in memory so once you find the dimmed setting, no need to adjust them, just turn on the high beams when you need to see.
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Old 09-18-2013, 01:32 PM   #3545
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Maybe one 60 in the middle pointed downward and high beam bypass dimmed would be good for road use? Was going with the 44 for more of a traffic friendly option, but with the dimmer I could perhaps get better long distance light with the 60 and still not blind the cagers?

Are there any spots other than the 30? Does it have the longest throw or does the 60 beat it? Are there throw pattern comparisons I might have missed in this abyss of a thread?

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Old 09-18-2013, 01:56 PM   #3546
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Maybe one 60 in the middle pointed downward and high beam bypass dimmed would be good for road use? Was going with the 44 for more of a traffic friendly option, but with the dimmer I could perhaps get better long distance light with the 60 and still not blind the cagers?

Are there any spots other than the 30? Does it have the longest throw or does the 60 beat it? Are there throw pattern comparisons I might have missed in this abyss of a thread?

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With the dimmer, you don't need to point the light down.

What type of bike are you putting this on?

Here's a recent "conversion" from the awesome 25watt incandescent to a Model 60. The light is on and dimmed in this pic.





Yamaha TTR250, stock headlight drilled out, Model 60 inserted. Adjustable low beam, full power high beam.

We also have the M61, M62 and M64 spot patterns. M64 by far has the longest throw.
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Old 09-18-2013, 01:59 PM   #3547
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:22 PM   #3548
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What type of bike are you putting this on?
DRZ400s.

Is there a direct comparison between the 60 and the 62? It is hard to tell which would be better. I think the 62 would look better installed in place of the original headlight like that Yam, the 60 I would probably mount to the headlight guard bottom tab.
like this one:

Really would depend on the better lighting for seeing further ahead for faster safer night riding, as well as exposing shoulder lurking attack deer. One of those and the dimmer be all I need to run it through my high/low beam switches and run it in traffic?
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:57 AM   #3549
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Is there a direct comparison between the 60 and the 62?
I have a set of Model 60's and a set of M62's on my bike. The model 60 is a flood, the M62 is a spot. While the model 60 is rated at more lumens, the light does not travel nearly as far as the the M62. Conversely, the M62 doesn't have the side fill (flood pattern) that the model 60 has. I personally think the flood pattern would be better on your type of bike. You might want to consider running a combo, i.e. one model 30 and one model 44/60 etc (spot on the left, flood on the right).
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:14 AM   #3550
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Hey Sanjoh,

Just noticed that the lenses on both of my Model 44's I bought about a month ago have cracked. Any way to get replacement lenses?
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:16 AM   #3551
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DRZ400s.

Is there a direct comparison between the 60 and the 62? It is hard to tell which would be better. I think the 62 would look better installed in place of the original headlight like that Yam, the 60 I would probably mount to the headlight guard bottom tab.
like this one:

Really would depend on the better lighting for seeing further ahead for faster safer night riding, as well as exposing shoulder lurking attack deer. One of those and the dimmer be all I need to run it through my high/low beam switches and run it in traffic?
No direct comparison other than what you see above.

The setup you suggested appears to have uneccesary weight and complexity.

I would recommend the Dualsport Fairing, it is nearly bulleproof and works wonderfully for all types of riding and a pair of 60s will not have you wanting for more light.

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Old 09-19-2013, 06:20 AM   #3552
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Hey Sanjoh,

Just noticed that the lenses on both of my Model 44's I bought about a month ago have cracked. Any way to get replacement lenses?

Have you been getting roosted

Please contact me at sandjoh@gmail.com
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:16 PM   #3553
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weight and complexity

If you mean the headlight guard, it came on the bike.

And I figure the more weight over the front wheel the better right.
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Old 09-19-2013, 05:30 PM   #3554
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If you mean the headlight guard, it came on the bike.

And I figure the more weight over the front wheel the better right.
Well in that case, go for it. I thought you were purchasing the guard.

I find the front end a bit heavy on the Z, I ride mine in the sand often. The front end tends to push, unlike other bikes that I have.
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Old 09-19-2013, 05:55 PM   #3555
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Christmas is right around the corner.... a set of M60's are on my list. Just waiting on a "sale".

Love my 30's..... ready for my 60's.
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