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Anyone ever installed aux lighting on an ST?

Any experience with PIAA 910s, or the Hella DTs, HID lighting?

I had an uncomfortable experience on a dark and stormy night on Vancouver Island this fall when I couldn't see where the fug I was going. I had Hella FF55s on my Dakar, and that worked well when the generator wasn't too busy!
 

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There use to be photos in here of PIAA lights on special brackets that bolt at the mirror/fairing interface. The position of the light globe is just below the mirrors. Gary Eagan had this set up on his super ST. do a search in hereand/or Google. You might get lucky.

I did some Aux. lights above my radiator on my ST2. They were el-cheepo Pilot brand, and only 1.6 " tall off the mounting surface. Big improvement to the stock "older" headlight.

I ended up making my own kit like DUCATI DESIGNS. OODLES of light from these quality Hella products. But, fabbing my own brackets, relays, harness, etc. and I still have a clugey filler panel (my ultimate goal is one in CF). You'd be better off tossing your $600 hard eaned $'s to the DD package.

Crap I just realized you're dealing with the newer fairing ST3 style. Good news is that DD is "working on a solution" for your bikes too.
 

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Cyclegadgets

Cyclegadgets has those units that bolt on to the calipers. I was hoping to find something that would hang the lights below the mirrors at the same height as the headlight. Metal fabrication is not my strong suit, so I was hoping some one else had already come up with something.
 

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Hello

I purchased some of those brackets from a gentleman named Michael in the UK on ebay. He's currently got an auction for an "engine trolley" to be used on Ducati motors going on, so I imagine he could be contacted through that auction page.
Seems like they were about $40-$45 for the pair, and are nicely formed.
I haven't mounted mine yet. Just thin sheet metal that fits between the fairing and the mirror mounts, and provides a lip to mount the PIAA or other lights on. Very unobtrusive, I thought.

His eBay name: michael4317
 

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I'd be interested in a set of these light brackets myself. Anybody know where to get them? I tried the UK ebay site, and could not find anthing. even with the DD headlight setup, I still have dimwhits turning across my path. Maybe some outboard lights would help them to see me.....Will
 

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Not an ST, but I had the same problem with my 996. A set of HIDs from this place set me straight http://www.motorcyclehidlights.com

The difference between the stock lights and the HIDs is insane.

Installation was pretty easy. The hardest part was finding a place to stash the ballasts, and that wasn't too bad.
 

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Has anyone measured the change in power consumption? Is it the same, greater or less then the stock units power consumption?
 

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light brackets

Just heard back from Mike Shannon, the guy who makes up the light brackets. The price for the pair of brackets plus shipping is 38 British pounds($63 US) His email address is [email protected]. He will make up as many sets as you want or need. Don't have time to deal with a group buy, but if someone else wants to, have at it. I'm going to order up a set, and install Clearwater LED lights(web bike world) on my 03 ST4s. Maybe then the aholes in the cages will see me a bit better........Will
 

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st aux brackets

hi
here i am and here is some 3mm alloy aux brackets for all st ducati they are the 3mm alloy ones are for sale i have not placed them on ebay .com or ebay .co.uk as st riders in uk dont like them
i ahve aset on my st due to the st2 out put i have 1500mcd white rated l.e d. s fitted in them
will be same cost as last set i sold, 100 grams x2 no = 200 grams in weight for a set of aux brackets
i have ducati laser cut brackets for trellis and bevel as well to mount on a engine stand
mike shannon st2 n.ireland u.k.
 

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