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post #1 of 4 Old May 22nd, 2008, 7:35 pm Thread Starter
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Motolight aiming specs?

I reinstalled the Motolights and never thought to mark where they had been, and would like to know if the factory offers recommended aiming specs. So many feet from a wall, so many inches high.

I have seen a tremendous difference in running lights not set right on bikes following or coming at me, and could barely see some, others were just a bit too much. I would like to get this as high as I can without blinding on coming traffic.

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post #2 of 4 Old May 22nd, 2008, 9:00 pm
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Re: Motolight aiming specs?

I found this on the Motolight website:

http://www.motolight.com/wysiwyg.php?id=5

I do not remember the aiming tube with when I installed my lights.

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post #3 of 4 Old May 23rd, 2008, 8:45 am
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Re: Motolight aiming specs?

Elevate or lower them until you are only being flipped off or flashed by every tenth car or so. That should be about right. 35 watt bulbs are not all that bad to on coming traffic and the idea is to be seen.

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Re: Motolight aiming specs?

Look at the link. The parts list and photo just above it, displaying the complete kit. The aiming tube is in the top right hand corner of the picture. It's a card board tube about 1 inch long, and big enough to lay flush against the light housing (around the lens) when aiming.

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