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PostSubject: Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800    Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeSat Sep 21, 2013 7:11 pm

Some of you have shown interest in how my front spots are fixed, the usual way is to use a front light bar but the previous owner came up with a cheaper alternative, he used two L shaped brackets which are attached to the rear of the screen.

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Hope that becomes clear as to the cheap alternative mounts.

Cheers,

Jim.
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PostSubject: Re: Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800    Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeSat Sep 21, 2013 7:16 pm

Fair play for giving the previous owner credit for the brackets, I would have stolen the credit for that Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  2740622253 
Its an excellent way of mounting the lights and does away with the need for expensive light bars and brackets. Very clean and tidy as well. Never seen them mounted like that before but I have a feeling we will now Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  184121345 
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Nice to know  Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  996187811 Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  433968
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PostSubject: Re: Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800    Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeMon Sep 23, 2013 9:33 pm

Just so happens I have the very bar to make some. What a genius idea.
Nice one Jim Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  2170595768 Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  276246
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PostSubject: Re: Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800    Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeMon Sep 23, 2013 10:24 pm

That's great that this mod is being passed on so quick after it was shown given to us for the first time, never read or seen it done like that before. Good luck and keep us informed how you get on Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  184121345
Thats an inspirational mod you have there Jimmy, good on you for sharing
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PostSubject: Re: Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800    Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeTue Sep 24, 2013 7:25 am

That's what its all about, glad to be of help to someone.
Post some pics of the finished job PandS.

Cheers,

Jim.
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PostSubject: Re: Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800    Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeSun Sep 29, 2013 9:18 pm

Here are a few pictures of how the new spotlight brackets are going Just waiting for the spotlights to arrive to get the finished look

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Good on you Paul, well done bet you can't wait Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  184121345

To show a picture that you have on Photobucket do this - Hi just hover your mouse over the little photo and it will show a spikey circle in the top right of the photo, the click on get links. then click on the link that is shown below the wording "IMG CODES" and then copy that into the post.
If yo want to see that it has worked, before you send it just press the preview on your post at the bottom and then only send when you are happy withe the post
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Nice job Paul Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  3498837457 a very cheap and easy alternative to a light bar.
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Nice one Paul, bet you can't wait for the lights now, its great to see idea's that really do work this well and save a bob or two or three or more at the same time
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Nice one mate, glad my mods came in handy for ya even though they weren't mine in the first place !!
Remember to post when you have the spots fitted.

Jim.
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Neat job Paul. Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  3498837457
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PostSubject: Spots Fitted   Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeSat Oct 05, 2013 5:30 pm

Here you go. Here is the finished job with the spotlights fitted to the new carriers. I like them. Just got to wire them up when I find out the best way. Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  102087026

Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  PA050003_zps1b7329f6

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Nice job Paul Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  2170595768 They look really good.
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Thats a great job done and they really add to the cruiser look as well, bet your pleased cause I know I would be Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  184121345 
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Brilliant..but I reckon that's going to wobble like hell (?)
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If they did by simply elongating the light fixing hole and having the rear of the light touching the screen would probably stop that or put a thin rubber strip between the screen and bracket, there are other easy fixes to that sort of problem as well if it arises as well that are loads better than buying a lightbar and fixing that
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Looks good Paul,well done.
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That's a bloody brilliant way of doing it looks fantastic as well. Well done. Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  65147
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PostSubject: Test Ride   Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  Icon_minitimeSun Oct 06, 2013 10:47 pm

Took Black Beauty out today with the new spots on to check for steadines and to my surprise there was very little wobble on them at all.
Thanks for all the great comments.
Am really chuffed with em.Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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That's good to read, well done & thanks for us keeping us updated. Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  3498837457
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Excellent news
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Well done Paul they look great !! and looking at the size and thickness of the brackets they shouldn't wobble, mine don't and you have done it the same way.

Jim.
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That's great to read Jim. Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800  3498837457
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