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Old 11-30-2012, 09:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question "Dual Headlamps" on a Bonnie?

Hey, been sitting here going through the forum and I've been wondering if anyone has ever put the dual headlight set up seen on the S3's on a bonnie? Just wondering if it's been done before and how it would look.
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Even though I am not keen on the idea, I think it would be an interested experiment. Time to fire up the photoshop.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have seen one over near Adelaide. The owner is on this forum, phil1100 I think. He has also done some serious engine work and playing with 6 speed gbox. The thing looked very cool indeed.
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As one of those who thinks Triumph went horribly wrong when they changed the S3 headlights from round to whatevertheyarenow, I can't say I've ever considered the idea of dual lights on a Bonnie and I'm not sure it would work.

That said, I fully encourage you to give it a go and post up the results. Color me interested.

Worst case, it's just a bolt on and you can always go back.

Certainly can't be as bad as the ape hanger equipped Thruxton. <shudder> That thing still gives me chills.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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found this mockup in a older post

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Old 12-01-2012, 01:21 AM   #6 (permalink)
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found this mockup in a older post

Oooh, thanks for the pic...to be honest I really dig the look. Think I'll look into this to see if it can be a bolt on thing (as suggested above) over the coming months.
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As one of those who thinks Triumph went horribly wrong when they changed the S3 headlights from round to whatevertheyarenow, I can't say I've ever considered the idea of dual lights on a Bonnie and I'm not sure it would work.

That said, I fully encourage you to give it a go and post up the results. Color me interested.

Worst case, it's just a bolt on and you can always go back.

Certainly can't be as bad as the ape hanger equipped Thruxton. <shudder> That thing still gives me chills.
Had to look up the ape hangers.... were it on any other bike, I'd think I'd appreciate it more. However, reminds me of a time I saw guy riding a bicycle with bars similar to this, and in his leather gear. Good Laugh there.
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Check out this link - http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-talk...-thruxton.html
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Interesting look that.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:33 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Check out this prior thread: http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-tech...ed-triple.html Have a look at Phil-1100 info. That is the bike I saw over in the Adelaide Hills.

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