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    I have added the lift kit to my Tri and was wondering what is the correct high and low beam height, If it is the same as a Ultra Limited ? Thanks Doc
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    Quote Originally Posted by hddocfl View Post
    I have added the lift kit to my Tri and was wondering what is the correct high and low beam height, If it is the same as a Ultra Limited ? Thanks Doc
    May need to add washer to get adj. where needed. Adjustment height I believe it is in owners manual shop manual for sure. If needed I can look it up for you. Fred
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    Quote Originally Posted by hddocfl View Post
    I have added the lift kit to my Tri and was wondering what is the correct high and low beam height, If it is the same as a Ultra Limited ? Thanks Doc
    I don't remember the exact numbers but I had to raise mine to max on my 17 TG and it was a hair below (about half inch) the markings with rider on seat. No washers were needed on mine. I have the DK comfort lift kit installed.

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    I did raise the beam but do not know the height of the beam as I only have the height of the Ultra Limited handy. I think they should be the same ? Thanks Doc
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    Quote Originally Posted by hddocfl View Post
    I did raise the beam but do not know the height of the beam as I only have the height of the Ultra Limited handy. I think they should be the same ? Thanks Doc
    I ended up with the top adjuster all the way in, Still a little low but I can live with it. Doc
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    Quote Originally Posted by hddocfl View Post
    I have added the lift kit to my Tri and was wondering what is the correct high and low beam height, If it is the same as a Ultra Limited ? Thanks Doc
    After ya find a level area with a wall, parking lot and building, measure head light center to ground. Measure same and mark on wall. Park Trike 25' from wall. Adjust low beam to wall mark. Good to go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1dn5up View Post
    After ya find a level area with a wall, parking lot and building, measure head light center to ground. Measure same and mark on wall. Park Trike 25' from wall. Adjust low beam to wall mark. Good to go.
    Partially true!

    The height mark needs to be a horizontal line on the wall

    Also needed is a vertical line on the wall on the center line of the bike.

    Then the low beam is aimed so the hot spot hits the wall just below the horizontal line and just to the right of the vertical line.
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    No more adjustment left on the headlight all the way in on top it is a little to the right. Thanks Doc
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    I tried on my '14 after I installed the DK comfort lift, and ran out of adjustment. My '17 (without the lift kit, for now) is a little strange... the low beam looks fine, but the high beam seems way out there, maybe too high. I guess you can't have it both ways!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MB1953 View Post
    I tried on my '14 after I installed the DK comfort lift, and ran out of adjustment. My '17 (without the lift kit, for now) is a little strange... the low beam looks fine, but the high beam seems way out there, maybe too high. I guess you can't have it both ways!
    Mine is the same way, But it lights great and far. Doc
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