Auxiliary lights


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mlkmn89
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Auxiliary lights

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On my 96 GL1500SE I would like to mount some auxiliary lights to help see better down the road at night. They would be mounted on the vertical engine crash bars. I also want to stay with either halogen bulb or incandescent. The size must be 4 inch round or rectangle. I haven't been able to locate anything that fits what I am looking for because everything is LED. Can anyone help me out, either a brand or link. LED is not an option. I have tried them in the past and I can't get the radio interference to go away. I know there is something out there that will work, just need help locating it. Thank you all for your input. Please no comment on how to get rid of the radio interference.


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You can still get these from Cyclemax. Not sure how much longer they will be around. Since they take the standard 50W halogen bulbs they are smaller than 4"

https://www.cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/ha ... ht/83/4850




The other option is standard automotive driving lights. Lots of options for spot, flood, fog, etc. They typically measure 3.5 x 6" and many bulb wattages are available, still. One example from Hella

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002M9QRO/?tag=goldwingdocs-20



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Re: Auxiliary lights

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One more option from Cyclemax is the driving lights conversion from cornering lights. These replace the cornering light fixtures and focus the light forward instead of to the sides. Comes with Halogen.
https://www.cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/gl ... hts/83/321


Incidentally, I have the Cyclemax 50 watt LED cornering light replacement bulbs in my cornering lights, they throw an incredible amount of light and no radio interference. You might re-consider the LEDs Cyclemax has for these driving light conversions. Radio interference is dependent on the design/manufacturer of the LED. Some make noise, some do not.
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Re: Auxiliary lights

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Rambozo wrote: Thu Nov 10, 2022 9:04 pm You can still get these from Cyclemax. Not sure how much longer they will be around. Since they take the standard 50W halogen bulbs they are smaller than 4"

https://www.cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/ha ... ht/83/4850
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The other option is standard automotive driving lights. Lots of options for spot, flood, fog, etc. They typically measure 3.5 x 6" and many bulb wattages are available, still. One example from Hella

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002M9QRO/?tag=goldwingdocs-20

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Thank you I believe I am going with the bullet lights you pictured.


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