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I installed my new Silver Bullet Halogen running lights and man are they bright . I wired them direct so they are on all the time when the key is on . My question is , do you guys that run these lights have a switch for your lights , or do you run them all the time ?
 

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I have a switch that is wired in to the key switch. Normally I don't turn off the lights unless I am working on the bike and don't want the voltage drain.
If I were you I would put a switch in line just for that reason.
We have a couple of towns here in California that will give you a ticket if your lights are lower than 12"s so I just turn mine off when I go through there. Mine are just about 12"s so I don't want the hassle.

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Thanks Adrain , I think you are right , a switch is the right way to go .
 

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I run mine through a switch also and almost always have them on. I put my lights on before the master relays were being used on these bikes and my switch trips a relay which powers my driving lights. My switch is on my dash adn I just use the timy microswitches and small wires to the relay.
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I have my strobes, wig-wags, and silver bullet light switches tucked in behind my right side panel. I want them out-of-sight, so when I ride it to school, my students won't "find" 'em.
 

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I also have a switch mounted just under my ignition switch on the left side panel. I don't run them all the time, but when I do they provide a good light source. One other tip, I have mine mounted on the lower spoiler. A stone struck my light and smashed the lens and lamp. Other than that they have been a welcome addition.

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I don't have a switch any more as I keep them on all the time. However, I left a spade plug connector accessible under the tank in case I want them off. FYI you can get replacement bulbs at Home Depot or Revy. They're the same as the halogens for home use.
 

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My 03 is switched and the 05 is hard wired. You can also find the bulbs at Ace hardware and they come in narrow and wide angle. You want the narrow beam as they spread out over a distance and are easier to see.
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Mine are switched...like to have them off to start and when the bike is just idling to warm up.......or working on it with the ignition on.

Thanks for the heads-up on where to get the bulbs :lol:

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I have a switch on mine also but the 35 bulbs kept cracking my lens so I switched to the 20 bulbs and no more breakage .

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