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So I did this for a couple of reasons...

1. I didn't like the look of the 5 1/4in stock light it looks small (IMO)
2. I wanted more light
3. I didn't want to spend a PILE of money on the Harley LED light..

It was easy to install I just de-pined the factory connector and removed the wiring that came with 7in headlight. I did have to trim the corner of the bracket to clear the steering stop. (easy task with a dremel) overall I like the 7in headlight it makes the bike look bigger and more stout! The headlight bucket was $59 and the TRUCKLIGHT 7in LED was $169. the 5 1/4in HARLEY LED is not as bright as the 7in Version. Plus its OVER-Priced












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Looks good. I did the same thing but I bought the day maker from Harley and then overkilled it with the day maker auxilery lamps as well.
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Nice job, i looked at the harley day maker but is just so expensive. although i think i will look at a 7" conversion
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04XL where did you get the bucket?
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ebay just search for a 7in fatboy headlight
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Thanks. I want to do the same thing. I was thinking of using a side mount bucket but that looks nice. No problem fitting the TruckLite headlight?
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trucklight headlight fit like a glove in the 7in bucket... I like the look now of the bigger headlight...
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