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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-13-2019, 05:41 AM Thread Starter
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UK Headlight for 2013 Speedmaster

Hello, does anyone know where I might be able to get a headlight for use in the UK for a 2013 Speedmaster without buying from Triumph. I don't need the whole assembly. Just the lens. Unfortunately this costs around 165 from triumph. The one that I have fitted at the moment is an American one so the beam directs the wrong way.
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I purchased my aftermarket headlight lens/reflector from an internet motorcycle and/or auto parts store for ~ $50. Better light projection than OEM even with original lamp and noticeably better with the current LED lamp in place.
Don't know that our headlight assemblies would be the same but you should have options. There was nothing "Triumph" or "model" specific about the headlight assembly.

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Lots of good aftermarket lights out there, at least there is on our side of the pond. No need to stick with factory. It is just a headlight. I know what you mean though. Some lens are cut to give you a "kick-up" in the light pattern on the side nearer the the shoulder of the road. I would think if you bought something aftermarket from a local vendor, you would not go too wrong. ...J.D.
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I have one somewhere. PM me an email address and I'll get back to you. I'm in France so postage may be a little steep.
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Thanks for the responses guys. I would look at a completely different headlight as suggested but on this occasion i'm trying to get my imported Canadian Speedmaster through the stringent UK import test, so I need the light to be a left hand dipped beam.

I don't want to risk putting a completely different headlight on at this point and it failing the test that I had to book 6 weeks in advance. There are all kind of rules here about dip pattern and angles. Much easier when I lived in Canada where all I needed was insurance and a bill of sale.
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7" I've got a standard Triumph headlamp lens out of a 2010 Thruxton in the shed . If it had your Canadian registration plate/ number on it and you could arrange insurance to ride I'm near junction 40 of the M6 .

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Cheers Hedgepig, but the speedmaster uses the 5 3/4" headlight.
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