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Do any of you have driving lights or spotlights on your Boss? I would like a set for better nighttime vision, but have no idea where to mount them. I can't seem to locate a lightbar for the Boss, looks like I may have to fabricate a location for mounting. I know you can get the small lights that look great mounted on a chrome/stainless steel lower air dam, but I am looking for the lighting, and prefer 55 - 100 watt white driving lights. I am leaning toward a set of the driving lights that turn on and off via remote control...hence no searching for a place to mount a switch (sounds promising anyway), but I am having difficulty deciding on a mounting location. Any ideas anyone?
 

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Mike .

I have the small Kuryakn Laser running lights mounted on the sides of the bottom spoiler and I think you would be suprised at how much light they throw . I think they throw more light than the head light .

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I put the same that Jack did on my 2 wheeler and also on my wife's 3 wheeler. They are bright and sure makes the Boss show up to other vehicles.

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I too have the Kurakyn bullet lights on my lower air dam. I located the switch in a very inconspicious place. I put it behind my right side cover just beside the parking brake. I can just reach down while riding and flip them on. I always turn them on at dusk, at night and when riding in heavy traffic.

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Driving Lights On A Boss

I have driving lights on an 03 Boss. E-mail me and I will explain how I did it. The ones I used are for a Heritage Softail.
 

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Thanks all...I appreciate the input and ideas. I like the lights on the Boss that is on Ebay, Jack, I think they look good, but the inverted forks will not allow the set-up on a later Boss since the tubes measure 62mm. I have not found a mounting circumference that large as of yet. I sent you an e-mail Larry on the mounting of Harley light on your 03. :D I will continue looking, and all input is appreciated! I love the small lights on the bottom spoiler, and I may go that route.
And yes Jack..those deer really bother me, as the wife and I hit 2 (in two different cars) within a weeks time year before last. I may have relayed that story to you in Florida, Jack..now...I worry about deer on the Boss more :shock:
Jack, I am not going to be able to make bike week this year, but on 3/13 my cousin and I are leaving for Key West. I have your number, and if we get in your area, I'll give you a call! I hope everyone has a GREAT time in Daytona, and let it be known..there will be some of us stuck at work that are envying you while you are there! :?
 

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Driving Lights

Mike;

The guys are right about the Kuryakn bullets on the lower air dam. I changed to 50W (MR-16) lamps from the local Discount auto on my Boss and they really help punch the Florida fog and rain. After damaging one I am changing them to amber lenses which should further help to penetrate fog (worked in Germany anyhow).

I busted one off (attack trash can in a thunderstorm) and was able to get new hollow bolts and lenses from Millers in Daytona, so repair parts are available when needed.

Alan seems to have a better place for the switch than mine, which they just punched thru the bodywork near the ignition sw, ganged with 2 others.

Give me a ring. I had your number, but got a new Nextel handset, and it "vaporized" with a bunch of others. Right now, Pam nor I have any medical KRAP shheduled near the 13, and we gotta get together again. Say hello to Tina.

321-426-5243

Ride Safe

HAWK88
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Mike;

Additionally, I changed to a good quality "DELTA" glass reflector housing in my headlight. This allowed me to replace the sealed beam with a "super white" PIAA H-4 Halogen lamp in without damaging or "milking" the reflector like some of the "tribar" products with non-glass reflectors. There are some other "sealed beam" replacement reflector housings (to convert to H4 type lamps) available in J&P, and a couple different auto parts sites. I'm pretty sure you already have the replacement bulb in that georgous headlamp assy., but not sure if the reflector will tolerate a really hot lamp without discoloring.

I don't know if a standard 7" reflector will fit in your housing or not. If you do chose to increase the wattage of your headlamp bulb, do the 2 relay, dedicated larger hot wire mod in some of the older posts to avoid an electrical meltdown. I can find those threads for you if you need.

That allows the tiny wires from the dimmer switch to just "trigger" the relays for high or low beam as appropriate without running the entire load thru them. You'll need a heavier duty lamp connector plug as well. Inexpensive and locally procurable.

I thinks WAGS help link has some good posts there.

Ride Safe!

HAWK88
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I've got the Kuryakyn Bullet lights on the sides of the lower air dam AND 3-1/2" halogen hi/lo beam auxillary lights on the radiator shroud mounts.

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Mike,
I got the brackets (machined alu.) from Stamford Boss Hoss and bought driving lights from a bike shop. I am not using the rad. shroud. They work well but are not the small "bullet" lights.
Glenn
 
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