XMax 300 headlight

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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by Ralph » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:35 am

I haven't adjusted mine it was done by the dealer but since it was done it is better, not great but better
can do 60 down our dark lanes so not bad may try turning it up a bit more but don't want to upset
oncoming drivers.
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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by Normsthename » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:22 pm

I was out on my Scoot today and I forgot the time and it turned dark.
I had a 20 mile journey to do on unlit roads.
These lights are downright dangerous!
Main beam is almost non-existent.
I can’t remember having worse lights on a bike
I will have a go at finding the adjuster because they are definitely set too low.
When following cars it only lights upto there number plates :(

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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by bluecore_68 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:16 am

Anybody tried adjusting that bolt with strange washer with teeth?

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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by StephenC » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:06 am

bluecore_68 wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:16 am
Anybody tried adjusting that bolt with strange washer with teeth?
You know what? I looked at your post, realised there was an obvious response but then thought better of it and moved away. But a moment later I realised I couldn't leave it so here we are:

How can anyone get their teeth behind the lights to adjust the bolt? Unless they're dentures, of course.


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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by StephenC » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:09 am

Sorry :oops:
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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by eame64 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:08 pm

It’s just a thought but in the states the indicators come out of the the two holes which are being covered with Yamaha badges on the front of the XMax,surely that would be a great place to fit some auxiliary lights for those who ride at night.You could even get some of the genuine US indicators and adapt them.

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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by Ralph » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:31 pm

eame64 wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:08 pm
It’s just a thought but in the states the indicators come out of the the two holes which are being covered with Yamaha badges on the front of the XMax,surely that would be a great place to fit some auxiliary lights for those who ride at night.You could even get some of the genuine US indicators and adapt them.
Good point
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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by Bern » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:17 pm

I wonder how it is that the manufacturer has not already optimised the beam setting to suit the rquirements of the country of destination ..



Or maybe they have & the new technology doesn't match up to the expectations of the users in respect of the beam pattern they are accustomed to, instead of the actual area of illumination led's give

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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by Normsthename » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:26 pm

It’s just a thought but in the states the indicators come out of the the two holes which are being covered with Yamaha badges on the front of the XMax,surely that would be a great place to fit some auxiliary lights for those who ride at night.You could even get some of the genuine US indicators and adapt them.
Great idea :)
I am going to search the ‘Net’ for some auxiliary lights with the wires feeding down the stems.
All the wiring will be internal and will make for a neat job :)

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Re: XMax 300 headlight

Post by Ralph » Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:35 pm

Japan drives on the same side as us but I suppose the weight of the rider may have some effect I know I eat to many pies so maybe some bearing on it, now it may be easier to adjust on a nice foggy night maybe see were it really is pointing
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