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post #1 of 6 Old Apr 25th, 2017, 10:44 pm Thread Starter
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Dual headlights for LT?

I may be wrong, but several months ago I thought I saw a picture of dual headlights on an LT. It think it was a kit. I would strongly consider buying one as the single headlight does look a little "old school" to me. Is there such a kit or am I just having a false memory?

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Re: Dual headlights for LT?

If I am thinking about the same thing you are, it was manufactured by Ducati Designs and is no longer made. Here is a thread on it. If you can find one used, buy it.

http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/lighting...t-upgrade.html

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Re: Dual headlights for LT?

Yep. That's it. Thanks.

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Yep. That's it. Thanks.
I was toying with the idea of putting an 05 front on my 01 but have no idea if it is the same bolt on or not. Things changed a bunch with the dash along the way. Would be nice to have that separate high beam under the regular headlight.
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I was toying with the idea of putting an 05 front on my 01 but have no idea if it is the same bolt on or not. Things changed a bunch with the dash along the way. Would be nice to have that separate high beam under the regular headlight.
I'm not sure what night riding is like on the earlier LT's, but the headlights on the 2005 and up are nothing to get excited about whatsoever, if it makes you feel any better. The idea that the earlier LT's might be worse than the 2005 and up is actually a scary thought, as poor as the light output is with the latter.
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I'm not sure what night riding is like on the earlier LT's, but the headlights on the 2005 and up are nothing to get excited about whatsoever, if it makes you feel any better. The idea that the earlier LT's might be worse than the 2005 and up is actually a scary thought, as poor as the light output is with the latter.
They are probably no better other than I think on later models, they came with HID instead of halogen which many have done by themselves. I added a few lights to compensate.
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