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PostSubject: Dual headlights and new signal indicators.   Dual headlights and new signal indicators. Icon_minitimeWed Oct 08, 2014 10:32 pm

I have nearly finished the rear fender setup, and while waiting for the new rear lights, I decided to get the dual headlight and front indicator mounted.

I got some nice aluminium clamps for the fork from louis mc shop, and made some small brackets from stainless steel.
The original plan was to make some small angle brackets, and I made some mockups in cardboard.

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But I did not like the angled part, and that the clamp screw was on the side of the fork.
So I decided to rotate the clamps 90 degress and mount a straight bracket between the two clamp parts.

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It´s much cleaner looking and have the added benefit, that I now have a free screw in each clamp, meaning I can rotate them 180 degress and use the screw for a potential future screen mount.

I also needed to refit the wires from the original headlight to the left side neckcover.

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I also didn´t like the matt black finish of the headlights, and sprayed them a couple of times with clear lacquer, and wetsanding in between layers.

The indicators are also from the louis mc shop, and are Xenolen LED Rocket paired with a new indicator relay.

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That looks great Kim Dual headlights and new signal indicators. 2170595768
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wow Dual headlights and new signal indicators. 2170595768 That looks the dogs  dogsbDual headlights and new signal indicators. 102087026 Nice job Kim  Dual headlights and new signal indicators. 3498837457
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PostSubject: Re: Dual headlights and new signal indicators.   Dual headlights and new signal indicators. Icon_minitimeThu Oct 09, 2014 7:21 am

That looks so very good, the headlights really fit the look of the bike so much better. I would be giving myself a big pat on the back if I was you, great job well done. Dual headlights and new signal indicators. 2645662097 Dual headlights and new signal indicators. 276246
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Looks fantastic, well executed and explained.
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Looks good Kim! Well done.
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PostSubject: Re: Dual headlights and new signal indicators.   Dual headlights and new signal indicators. Icon_minitimeThu Oct 09, 2014 3:35 pm

What's the legality with twin head lights. Are you allowed them both on at once? Or is the EU having its say?
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No problem with dual lamps at all from what I understand.
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Just wondering as all the sport bikes with twins only have one lit up cause of Mr EU knob
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First of all in the UK no lights are required for a daylight MOT, so Europe has not got us under their wing just yet.The following is all that is said of the lights where fitted in the MOT check list in the UK. Nothing is mentioned regarding the number of lights used.

Headlight:

Must be free of chips or cracks
Headlight must work on main and dip beam
Main beam must shine directly ahead and the dip slightly lower and to the left.
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The headlight is bought here in DK, and is E marked, so it should be legal.

This is the info from the seller:

Biltema declaration of Conformity
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Mr Intruder wrote:
No problem with dual lamps at all from what I understand.

Dual headlights and new signal indicators. 428386 My R1 had dual headlights and so did my SV1000s , both on all the time.
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Cool thats good to know. For some reason i thought that you was only allowed to have one headlight on.
Think i was told that this was an Eu rule. Obviously im talking out of my hoop, which is not un common for me.. Dual headlights and new signal indicators. 804997
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