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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2013, 09:40:59 pm »
It was covered in depth a couple months ago, there was an issue with crediting the creator irrc, I'll see if I can locate the thread, there were some great pics.
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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #26 on: September 22, 2013, 11:26:37 pm »
As promised here are a couple of photos showing my new mounts. I think these are going to work out real well. I didn't even have to trim the fender to get them to fit. The fender just wrapped right around them like they were meant to be there. Tomorrow I'll work on the electrics.






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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2013, 11:40:01 pm »
Mr Orange,  I like them.  Where did you get the mounts?

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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #28 on: September 22, 2013, 11:50:27 pm »
Mr Orange,  I like them.  Where did you get the mounts?


They don't show it but they just started selling them in anodized black too which mine are. Cost is the same as chromed.

http://www.headwinds.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=headwinds01&Product_Code=2-2402-52AP&Category_Code=

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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #29 on: September 23, 2013, 02:42:13 pm »
Those fit really nice, me likey.

That thread with the GBYII/Snarf mounts discussion was here: http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php/topic,26814.msg272166.html
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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #30 on: September 23, 2013, 09:34:53 pm »
VERY Nice Mr Orange...  That looks really sharp.  Seems like you've got
quite a bit of adjustability on the lights as well.  Well done sir!




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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2013, 12:41:26 pm »
Nice mounts!  But I'm getting second thoughts about mounting mine on the forks.   They seem to be more "shocked" cushioned if I mount them on the sides of the fairing.
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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #32 on: September 25, 2013, 01:37:04 pm »
Okay, you convinced me, I went outside and took a pic of my bike (luckily I rode into work today)...

Hey Dev,

Whose lights did you install?  I like how these look.

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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #33 on: September 25, 2013, 03:58:07 pm »

Hey Dev,

Whose lights did you install?  I like how these look.

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I ordered a set of these from China via Amazon marketplace:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009SAAK7G/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B009SAAK7G&linkCode=as2&tag=theborkeduniv-20

Took about a month to arrive, but it was far cheaper than SuperBrightLEDs for basically the same unit.  They offer a nice flood pattern, if you want something father out on the road, I'd recommend a 15 degree light verses these 30 degree ones.
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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #34 on: September 07, 2015, 01:34:48 pm »
Mr Orange,  I like them.  Where did you get the mounts?



They don't show it but they just started selling them in anodized black too which mine are. Cost is the same as chromed.

http://www.headwinds.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=headwinds01&Product_Code=2-2402-52AP&Category_Code=
Do you remember what size they were?
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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #35 on: September 07, 2015, 04:05:58 pm »

Larrys mount underneath the fairing HTH
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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #36 on: September 07, 2015, 04:28:52 pm »
Someday has come, and I went with Rev's version of The faring mount:



It's nice to have all the extra light.  AdvMonster Model 21 Spots provide the light, at about 2 amps draw.

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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #37 on: September 07, 2015, 05:36:31 pm »
I mounted mine straight to the fairing screw and used a nylon washer to isolate them. I can also reach down and adjust on the fly with them where they are. 8)

I originally wanted to mount to the forks with a higher quality rubberized hose clamp, but decided to save the $$.  :D
I still may do that later...wrap the fork tube with some rubber and use a stainless steel hose clamp to hold the light bracket. It's a cheap alternative to a machined clamp mount.









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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #38 on: June 16, 2018, 04:17:21 pm »
Nice setup Mr Orange!  What lights are those, where did u purchase them?? I think I might like to mimic your set up.

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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #39 on: June 24, 2018, 11:19:43 am »
Scroll up, Mr. Orange posted a link.
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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #40 on: September 21, 2018, 03:15:05 pm »
Nice rig! Where did headlights come from? Also are running light brackets DIY?.

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Re: Driving light mount
« Reply #41 on: September 21, 2018, 03:19:35 pm »
Also quick question? Those who mount lights on fork tubes, are there visual effects as fork tubes articulate on choppy roadways. Curious? Thanks.