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Just a quick question. i have ordered a wisamic led headlamp to fit to my 2018 1200 xlc . Do i need to refit the rubber gasket from the stock lamp to the wisamic when installing it
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See what comes with the lamp but if the gasket goes on the bucket and then the lamp and then the retaining ring do that if it fits.
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Mine was a completely different shape so the gasket would not fit. I just used some thin rubber off cuts to wedge the unit.
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I didn't use the rubber at all. You're going to be amazed at how much more light your headlight puts out.
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Also do an alignment check and adjustment.

HD used to just give a point on a wall to aim at but in recent times that has changed to measure the height of the headlamp on the bike and make the point on the wall a distance down from that height.
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Thanks all. i will do an alignment check as we have a proper beam setter at my work.
I am assuming the rubber gasket/seal is some kind of dampener to stop it shaking itself to death
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On the last inspection my bike had I was able to see what the tester was doing. With the HD daymaker and probably with all the look-a-likes - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wisamic-Pro.../dp/B01DZU30S0
the top middle element can upset the beam alignment tool but you will be able to see that for yourself. He covered it with his hand.
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Hi Andy, i would think that would be where the beam kicks up on the left on dipped beam in the uk. But on lamps for the rest of the world with a few exceptions the lamp would kick up to the right when on dipped beam potentially dazzling oncoming vehicles
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