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I went on a ride tonight and one the other riders told me that one of my headlights looked dimmer than the other from a distance but looked fine when up close. obviously I can't see the difference when riding but they both look the same when I stand in front of the bike. has anyone else experienced this or is it normal. I only have 3600 miles on the bike.
 

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I'd place the bike on the center stand in front of a wall or garage door with the lights on and see if both beams hit at the same height. One lamp aimed more downward than the other could appear dimmer from a distance. If they're not level, they can be easily adjusted.
 

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HEADLAMP AIM PROCEDURE



Proper headlamp aim is achieved by adjusting the upper(high) beams.
Bike needs to be on a level floor, standing upright, loaded as you normally ride. (re, 1up-you for most), with pre load set as you ride 1up, placed 25' from a wall to the headlamp lens in front of the upper beam. I would suggest the auto adjust dial be set in the middle position for this aiming.
Measure the distance from the floor up to the center of the upper beam bulbs. Mark this height on the wall and draw a horizontal line at this height.
Sight a point on the wall that is on the centerline of the bike. Draw a vertical line on the wall placed on this center line.
turn on the upper beams.
Cover one of the headlamps.
Use the manual adjusters accessed from under the fairing.
Adjust the vertical until the hot spot of the upper beam bulb is just under the horizontal line on the wall.
Adjust the horizontal until the upper beam hot spot is just to the right of the vertical line on the wall.
Cover the headlamp just completed, and repeat procedure on the other headlamp.
Make a small mark on the auto adjust panel so you can return to the 1up setting.
Now have both headlamps uncovered and have the usual passenger you carry sit on the bike w/you, set the preload for 2up, and dial in the auto adjust dial for proper aim and mark that position on the panel by the dial. You can repeat this for loaded 1up, loaded 2up, trailer, etc.
You get what you get for low beam aim depending on how good the headlamp design was to start with!
 

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Nice reply Dawg.
 
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