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post #1 of 8 Old 05-27-2014, 09:10 AM Thread Starter
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new 1000 light bulb replacements?

For those of you who have the new 1000 what is your impression(s) of the lights at night? Does this bike, in your opinion, need more light? If so, is the stock wiring adequate enough for replacement bulbs or does one have to go through all the hassle of getting an upgraded wiring kit?
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post #2 of 8 Old 05-27-2014, 09:31 AM
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Plenty bright for me.
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post #3 of 8 Old 05-27-2014, 12:16 PM
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For those of you who have the new 1000 what is your impression(s) of the lights at night? Does this bike, in your opinion, need more light? If so, is the stock wiring adequate enough for replacement bulbs or does one have to go through all the hassle of getting an upgraded wiring kit?
Thanks for your insight(s).
More than adequate for any purpose I've used them for so far. An option is to add some more lights, but like those on Christmas trees, most are mainly for decoration.
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My opinion is that the lighting is better than my '11 Wee. I have no problems with seeing at night.
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post #5 of 8 Old 05-27-2014, 07:20 PM
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Noticeably better than my 2005 Wee.
Low beam is excellent even with only one globe, compared to 2 on my old Wee.
On high bean you get low and high beams together, so it is also a lot better than my Wee was.

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post #6 of 8 Old 05-28-2014, 12:26 AM
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I hadn't noticed that. On high you get low and high? That is waaay cool. And bright!
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post #7 of 8 Old 05-28-2014, 07:20 AM
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The stock lights are plenty bright for me, I will add a set of Cree lights to my engine guards to be better seen in the day time

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post #8 of 8 Old 05-29-2014, 12:05 AM
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yup, bright enough. brighter than any other bike I've had.
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