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cowl lights

Postby 3285jeff » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:48 am

anyone know what lower cowl lights are the best and brightest,,i have a 2007 gl1800 trike,,

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Re: cowl lights

Postby cbx4evr » Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:00 am

Friend has a set from that seem pretty bright.
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Re: cowl lights

Postby CaptLen » Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:56 pm

If you're looking for lights that light the way, rather than just lights to enhance your visibility to other drivers, I would recommend high output LED's. I mounted a set from Clearwater Lights (the 'Darla' model) on my Sportster. Great lights. On my Goldwing I went cheaper and mounted a set of 35 watt halogens. Not bad to be seen with, but low output for seeing where you're going, exacerbated by the fact that they're wide angle pattern, which I hoped would enhance my ability to see as I entered sharper corners.
Bottom line- if you can afford to do so, use high output LED's. Note- the Clearwater lights have a dimming mechanism that allows the lights to be aimed well but remain dimmer (infinite adjustment) while on low beam, but to jump to full power when you hit the high beams- an excellent scheme, since it prevents blinding and annoying oncoming drivers

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Re: cowl lights

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:50 pm

Have a look at these - I was quite impressed with them: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=18676

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