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The low beam is not impressive. It needs to be realigned and I don't have a clue how to do it.

I can't see very well at night until I turn on high beams.

Has anyone had to make adjustments?
 

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The low beam is not impressive. It needs to be realigned and I don't have a clue how to do it.

I can't see very well at night until I turn on high beams.

Has anyone had to make adjustments?
I want to add driving lights but the $600 Goldwing lights are stupid expensive.
 

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No idea on how to adjust the low beam, never tried. Fixed my high beam by ignoring those silly overpriced motorcycle lights and just going for the car ones :D





 

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5INCH 60w 6000lm

The brackets in the original photo where just nasty stuff I made with what I could find.

I am now running these custom jobs. Solid stainless steel. I hit a wallaby with it and bent the wallaby :D
 

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Wow Shrub!

You mean business with those lights. I guess if you ride on the wrong side of the road, you need to see well. Those down under critters don't stop and look both ways, huh?

I like riding at night but not with this set up. I don't have wrenching talent like you so I'll see if I can either make an adjustment or just not ride at night.
 

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I don't have a problem with the low beams. I did put on some running lights, but they are more to be seen than to give extra lighting.


 

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I don't have a problem with the low beams. I did put on some running lights, but they are more to be seen than to give extra lighting.


My low seems to be, well... low! I noticed a metal wired screw attachment under handle bars and bet that is how we adjust. Got to look at manual. When I turn on brights at night, the distance is good. So, since both low and high beam are in same unit, I'll have to be careful and not aim it too high.

Running lights are above my budget right now especially since I just got some highway pegs.
 

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Mine only cost me $15. I made a bracket to hold them in place.


Very cool! I need more light... I need to see. I'm thinking the light placement needs to be raised a little. Just enough to allow me to see a few more yards ahead.

I really like the light on the valks.

I wonder if I could lower the rear shock some with the control wheel? Maybe that is all it needs.
 

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Wow Shrub!

You mean business with those lights. I guess if you ride on the wrong side of the road, you need to see well. Those down under critters don't stop and look both ways, huh?

I like riding at night but not with this set up. I don't have wrenching talent like you so I'll see if I can either make an adjustment or just not ride at night.
No mate that is bscrive that has the talent. What I did was actually really easy when you get someone else to fab it for you :D

The original way I did it was simply ebay. That lovely little crash bar is just a 1 inch bar. There are many options for mounting driving lights on 1 inch bars on ebay. However I enjoy night riding so while one set was good 2 sets are better and that is where the custom bar is really more suited. It was a bit messy doing that off ebay.
 

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I haven't had any issue with the output or direction of my low beams. They seem perfectly adequate to me.

But I'm an offroad jeeper at heart so more light is always better. I'm looking to get some driving lights in those empty slots sooner or later.

I was curious if I could mount those little 4 led square pod lights (like the ones from ridgid) in there.
 

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I want to add driving lights but the $600 Goldwing lights are stupid expensive.

There are cheaper and better options. There's an aftermarket that plugs right into the factory harness for half the price that's LED with built in turn signals. After I bought the Honda ones for $700 with brackets and all and the found out about those ones I felt just stupid.
If you google them they'll pop up. Get those and youll never complain about lowbeams.
 

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Do you go clockwise to move low beamers up?
NO.
In your owners manual, page 78 it clearly states that you use a Phillips screwdriver to adjust the headlight aim.
Clockwise to lower. Counter clockwise to raise.

Unfortunately the high and low beam raise and lower together as one unit.

I found that when adjusting mine I had to turn the adjuster about 15 times to get just a small amount of headlight movement.
Wondering if there might be a problem with my adjuster?
Anyone else have this experience?
 

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Adjust the low beam by turning the grey plastic (surprise!) wheel/dial behind the left fork tube and behind the headlight on the left side. Turn the handlebars all the way to the right and you should see it, about the size of a nickel positioned horizontally (not standing on it's edge). Thought I saw that here on another string.
 

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