show us a picture of your GS LIGHTS, please

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by ClearwaterBMW, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner

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    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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  2. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner

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    like this:

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    or this:

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  3. Remy

    Remy Woe is uh a me bop!

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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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  4. RL Lemke

    RL Lemke Long timer

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  5. dougs650

    dougs650 Long timer

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

    Doug...
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  6. Sevoman

    Sevoman Ever Vigilant

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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.
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    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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  7. Oddfellow

    Oddfellow Beasty Rider

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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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  8. native

    native You got to hold on

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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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  9. nickatnite

    nickatnite Poster Boy for Red Death

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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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  10. Ricardo Kuhn

    Ricardo Kuhn a.k.a. Mr Rico Suave

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  11. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner

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    excellent posts here.... i greatly appreciate them

    keep them coming, please
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  12. bmh

    bmh Been here awhile

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    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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  13. bmh

    bmh Been here awhile

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    lightforce
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  14. JoeMongo

    JoeMongo ¿Por dónde?

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    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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  15. Diesel_GSA

    Diesel_GSA Been here awhile

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    PIAA 520 crystal ion.

    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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  16. gpothoven

    gpothoven whatever

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    Same lights, same ADV sticker...:lol3

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    Yeah, they make you pretty visible, but I think they are too pencil beam. If I could I'd go for a wider fog pattern... Good lights though!
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  17. MojaveGS

    MojaveGS Loving it!

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  18. Agent86

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  19. PackRat

    PackRat Huey Guns

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    Top spots are relayed to high beams and lower floods (PIAA 4010) have an 85 degree wide pattern - perfect for conspicuity (how's that for a DOT word!) and watchng for the forest rats.:wink: Have the clear turn signal lenses now. All of the reflective tape is black. The eye brows always get comments (Thanks No Mystery! I always give you credit for the idea!).

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    All lights and the accessory buss are controlled through this switch panel. All off = no drain. :eek1

    Just got some stainless tubing to try to build some side bars like the new ADVs. Also trying to build some delrin pucks for the crash bars. :deal

    Ran out of anti-farkle medication...... Keep saying "relapse is progress" !!:clap


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  20. Sevoman

    Sevoman Ever Vigilant

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    Anyone else here notice the OUTSTANDING job packrat did with machining and installing the electronics shelf above the GS Dash?!:clap :clap

    I am in AWE!:bow :bow :thumb

    Nice Job.

    Sevoman
    hijack off....
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