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Best & brightest lower cowl LED driving lights?

I'm looking for recommendations on the best lower cowl LED driving lights, (NOT fog lights).

I don't want low and diffuse fog lights that light up the pavement just in front of the bike.

I want beams that will illuminate deer as far as possible down the road, while remaining safe for oncoming drivers.

I know there are exterior lights like the Clearwater brand, but for now I'm looking for lower cowl-mounted options.

I've seen Electrical Connections (backordered everywhere), Rivco, Show Chrome, Add-On and others. None of them consistently share their specs on luminosity, so I thought I'd ask here (and on other forums) for the board's wisdom.

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I have not seen any lower cowl lights that meet your requirements. They all seem to be for your being seen rather than you being able to see. The best option is HID or LED headlights.
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I ordered the latest Electrical Connection LED headlights, two sets, but I also want the driving lights filled in - there are a LOT of deer around here.

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Have you CALLED Electrical Connections instead of a dealer? I always get great direct service from them.

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Have you CALLED Electrical Connections instead of a dealer? I always get great direct service from them.
Yes, I did.

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I just installed my EC LED headlights yesterday and WOW what a difference!
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Did you replace both sets? Any tips on doing the high beams?

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On the 1500 there is only one set that handles both low and high beams.
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I just installed my EC LED headlights yesterday and WOW what a difference!

Do you have a link for those bulbs, I can't find them.


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