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Old May 23rd 2018, 09:44 PM   #11
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Ran into this last night. Is there a way to turn on the high beams and leave them on?? I hit every button last night I ended up just holding the flash to pass button when I needed it... Terrible headlights but that's why it looks so good, I'm not mad.
You can set the brights to always on by pushing the brights trigger out instead of pulling it in.
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Old May 23rd 2018, 09:49 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Ther1kid View Post
Ran into this last night. Is there a way to turn on the high beams and leave them on?? I hit every button last night I ended up just holding the flash to pass button when I needed it... Terrible headlights but that's why it looks so good, I'm not mad.
Push the flash button "down" as in towards the ground, not pull towards you. And do that again to return to low beam.
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Old May 24th 2018, 12:58 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Ther1kid View Post
Ran into this last night. Is there a way to turn on the high beams and leave them on?? I hit every button last night I ended up just holding the flash to pass button when I needed it... Terrible headlights but that's why it looks so good, I'm not mad.
The passing flasher is a two way switch , you put your finger behind it and push it forward to switch the high beam on.
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Old May 25th 2018, 04:44 PM   #14
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Old May 26th 2018, 06:11 PM   #15
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The v4 headlights are terrible. I adjusted my high beams up a good bit. I wish there was a way to have high and low on at the same time. The lows provide good perephial and the highs provide ok spot when traveling straight. In any tight turning situation neither lights work well.
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Old May 28th 2018, 08:14 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by kramdrallim View Post
Has anyone else ridden the V4 at night out in the country where it is actually truly dark? The first time I did , I was following some other traffic for a short while until they all eventually turned off. I was then travelling along a straight section on my own so had a chance to use the throttle a bit. Tipping into the turn at the end of the straight I found myself utterly blind as the fairing allows no peripheral light above the nose point and therefore cutting off the light beam at a roughly 45 degree angle from about 4-8 metres (or more or less depending how much lean angle used) directly in front of the bike. I could not see through the turn at all. It's a lucky thing I was on a road I know as I could only follow the white lines appearing out of the darkness about 3 metres away from the front tyre. The headlights are crap.
Pani V4 is a bad choice to drive in dark nights. Much better a MTS Enduro with cornering light and fog lights, or a GS Adventure.
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Old May 28th 2018, 02:10 PM   #17
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I've adjust both beams up to account for their lack of night vision hopefully that will help. My Tuono wasn't much better to be honest.
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Old May 29th 2018, 11:28 AM   #18
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Pani V4 is a bad choice to drive in dark nights. Much better a MTS Enduro with cornering light and fog lights, or a GS Adventure.
It would seem so, and I am getting old but I'm not a geriatric yet, so a Pan is what I want, and I want a good headlight with it for blasting through the mountains at night.
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Old Jun 4th 2018, 02:17 AM   #19
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Ok , the official line from Ducati seems to be that I am the only one who has made a complaint about the headlights so they aren't going to look into it any further. I wish some of the others who ride at night would go through the official site and voice their concerns also.
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Old Jun 4th 2018, 06:50 AM   #20
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Ok , the official line from Ducati seems to be that I am the only one who has made a complaint about the headlights so they aren't going to look into it any further. I wish some of the others who ride at night would go through the official site and voice their concerns also.
Even if they had thousands of complaints they are not going to provide new headlights and or headlight design. The bike is what the bike is.
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