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Electrical I have 14.4 volts at battery but only 12.7 athead light. is that normal?

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Yeah no problem, to improve electricle conductivity I recommend soaking the headlight assembly including wiring connections in warm salt water for 3 days

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yeah no problem to improve electricle conductivity I recommend soaking the headlight assembly including wiring connections in warm salt water for 3 days,

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