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Old 04-24-2012, 02:33 PM   #1
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Stock inbumper driving/fog light ??

The bulb looks to be a 12Volt/ 42 Watt.

Could I use a 12 Volt/ 55 Watt bulb in this circuit?

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Old 04-24-2012, 03:39 PM   #2
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What year do you have they switched bulbs in 2010 models due to some fog light regulation i took my housing out and spliced into factory harness .im running piaa 85 watt yellow .and never had a issue

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you can use any bulb that will fit in the housing but, as I found out on earlier fog light aftermarket use. A higher wattage also is much higher heat and will melt the housing and lens in short order, aftermarket high wattage headlight bulbs are good for frying the connectors too leaving your Harley very dark on the way home.
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:09 PM   #4
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I believe that these are intended to be fog lights. There is a difference between fog lights and driving lights. Brighter is not necessarily better for fog lights.
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:59 PM   #5
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She is a 2007.

I added a set of Hella 3 1/2" driving and was trying to use the power for the 55 Watt lights. Well no luck,looks like the cpu is looking at the power. Wired it up and they come on then off then on then off. Flashing then just go off. So I put a relay in and battery and ground for the main power and all is good.

The stock lights draw about 1.5 amps and the new lights draw 2.5 amps. It is just amazing that the cpu can tell the bigger lights are installed.

I even put it back to stock thinking that it was wired wrong. But they worked.
Thanks for the input!
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Old 04-25-2012, 01:28 AM   #6
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2010 onwards are only 24 watt globes
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:09 PM   #7
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Finished up the wiring .



Will post some night photos later.
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Old 04-26-2012, 12:37 AM   #8
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Awesome rig, need more photos plz
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:38 PM   #9
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With the lights on!
Their is a outer ring with LED's,a little disco for me but whey work.


Wired them to the parking lights.


Head lights.


Here is a closer shot of the disco lights.


Very BMW ?
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:42 PM   #10
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And yes she,after 160,302 miles ,has a oil leak!
Need to work on that. Some from the oil pan and maybe the flywheel seal??

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