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I have a 1982 Gl1100 and wanted to add a set of fog lights, when I added them to my bike I noticed that my charging system seem to drop and would not keep a charge, I could turn the lights off and it would begen to charge. The lights are a 50 watt, can I add lights to this bike or is it too much to do, I have added one additonal tail light to by bike on the rear. Thank for any input.
 

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I changed the 55 watt bulbs for 35 watt equivalents and changed the headlight bulb to a HID conversion and that solved my problems
 

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Changed my 55W bulbs for LED bulbs.
Check the picture in my signature.

My primary goal was to be more visible to other road users.
 

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I changed the 55 watt bulbs for 35 watt equivalents and changed the headlight bulb to a HID conversion and that solved my problems
This is your best option as the HID headlight will only draw 35 Watts rather than 55/65 or higher if you put in higher Watt headlight bulb and they light the road better. Use a bi-zenon HID kit with slim ballast. And change the bulbs in the fog lights to 35 Watts each.
The stock stator won't handle much beyond the stock lighting.

You can also put on a poorboy alternator conversion for higher charging output.
 

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Scrounge as much wattage as you can from whatever sources you can: Change your brake/tail lamp to LED, change your headlamp to an HID or a sealed beam H6024, use no more than 35 watt lamps in the fog lamps, go with a low draw stereo/radio with no CD player.
 
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