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One dipped headlight or two?

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Old 07-14-2011, 07:56 AM
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Hi all,

I was just wondering whether you could tell me whether the bike is supposed to have 1 or both dipped headlights?

It has two main beams, the seller told me that it's only supposed to have one.

I do plan to swap the bulbs around to see what happens but I'm sure in photo's I've seen both lights on?

Thanks for any answers.

P.s. the bike is a 2002 model.
 
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:20 AM
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Just to clarify the seller told me that it's only supposed to have one head light and two main beams.
 
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:51 AM
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Welcome

FYI, you'd have an instant answer if you Searched first.

Left bulb is Low beam the other is High beam
Both bulbs are the same (H7), reflectors are the only difference.
 
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:54 PM
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will it drain the battery if i always ride with both lights on??
 
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Old 07-14-2011, 04:42 PM
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no
 
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Old 07-15-2011, 02:31 AM
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Thanks Sick. I realise this but I do like to try and interact with the community and it was my first post.

Maybe I'll just spend my time searching and not posting
 
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Old 07-15-2011, 06:50 AM
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will it drain the battery if i always ride with both lights on??
nope, i do all day long. I want to be seen. lol plus the one headlight on looks stupid and was a stupid design.
 
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Old 07-20-2011, 07:01 PM
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So if you decide to go HID, do you have to swap out the High beam Reflector? or can you manually adjust the bulb to have a even beam?

thanks
 
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Old 07-21-2011, 02:39 AM
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The rules for head light modifications are supposed to be getting much stricter in the UK meaning that eventually vehicles fitted with HIDs will require auto-levelling and autowashers (dirt scatters the HID beam pattern) if they don't then they'll fail the MOT. These rules aren't currently in place but they're supposedly trying to enforce it by the end of December this year.
 
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Riding with your full beam on in the day just makes you an idiot and people are more likely to look away from you as you dazzle them, same goes for idiots who fit HIDs to their bikes. And i believe the 1 dipped light is to stop you looking like a car from further away.
 
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