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My friend found a PIAA off road light on the side of the road and gave it to me. My low beams are to low and when I adjust them up my high beams are in the trees. Motorcycle lights cost a bunch. What to do? What to do?

Step 1: I Used Starp Steel to Build a Bracket to Attach the Light.


I like using existing mounting points because I hate drilling holes in places the next owner of my bike might not want one. I twisted some flat strap steel into the right shape and welded it into a box on top to bolt the light to it. It looks like a square headed snake.

Step 2: If You Look Close You Can See the Whole That I Drilled.


The light bolts to the top of the box and the box is bolted to the mounting point of the plastic faring.
If you look close you can see where I mounted it to the bike.
The lights were wired with a relay that I places back by the battery. I mounted it on the inner fender.
The switch for the light is velcroed to the top of the speedometer. This was a slick idea that i saw some place else.
I got a water proof switch from the car parts store, it has a rubber cover over the toggle. Don't go to the marina store looking for a water proof switch, they want real money.

Step 3: Winzer High Solids Aerosol Paint Is the Best.


After welding the brackets box I primed the bracket and let it dry over night. The next day I put three heavy coats of gloss black on it.
Winzer is great paint. It cost a lot but this paint is worth it. Prime and paint it with several thin coats is best.
KLR users. I did not check out me voltage coming from the alt. yet, but It has not used more power then it puts out.
One year later and the light is working fine. I just need more time to ride!!!
It's been on for about 5,000 miles now and has not skipped a beat. <br>
nice bike! i have the same one. seen your post on klr650net.... with out super duper high output stators )how is it long term???? i tried a cheap hid kit...was awesome for 2 days then killed my bettery after turning into a strobe (mine might be on its way out thou
I have a 85w PIAA bulb and it works just fine. I also have heated grips but only run one device at a time. <br> <br>
That's great. My issue was that my low beams were to low so I added a little more light with the PIAA. Two lights would be great.
I had a Honda XL 185 and mounted two lites like this and the lite it gave me was <br>very useful especially off road.

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