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Great thread in the Bonnie forum on this.
I assume the stock 7" headlights on Hinkley triples (Thunderbirds particularly) would be adaptable to these LED headlight modules and bulb replacements too.
Any owners done either upgrade?
I don't ever ride at night, at least intentionally, but I'm all for increased conspicuity. And without hand guards or crash bars on my TBS, an LED headlight would be the slick, stealth option.
As to a question, it would be: any differences between any of the stock7" headlights found in classic styled Triumphs that would affect fitment of either LED bulbs or modules?
 

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I’ve tried a few. A HID bulb. Great light. No control in spread. Then tried the JW speaker. Not bad light but didn’t like the looks. Finally settled on a 7” led low and high from a Jeep and love the spread. I wish the glass was some shaped but the spread is perfect that I can live with it.

He speaker light:


The one from trucklight for the Jeep, I think the link maybe for a cheaper model.
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https://www.ebay.com/ulk/itm/372086472916




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To the guys who have done this... Did you get any extra clearance in your bucket moving to these LED designs? It looks like the Groton and its copies have >3.75" overall depth from the front of the lens.
 

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I installed the JW Speaker headlight. I did require a modification. I had to grind off 3 spacers that prevented clamping the unit tight to the inner ring, as I recall. Once I did that, it fit fine.
 

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When I installed my jeep headlight bought on ebay I did not have to do any modification to bucket or light.



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