OK, I've had a bunch of questions about my driving lights so I'll start a post, and get more detailed pictures and specifics on bolt length, size, etc. when I have time.
I picked up these oval shaped 55W driving lights at Wal-Mart in the automotive section. They were either $15 or $20, I don't remember. After taking them out of the box and trying to figure out a way to mount them, I decided to remove the mounting brackets they came with, and rig up my own way to mount them. The lights have a "tube" of sorts molded in their bottom edge that a bolt went through for the stock mount brackets. Looking for mounting locations on the Versys I decided there was really only one place I saw that could easily be adapted for mounting the lights and look like I wanted.
I ended up getting some longer bolts (same threads as the stock fairing mount bolt) to mount through the lights and into the stock fairing bolt location. This also required the use of a spacer to keep the light housing away from the fairing, and a few washers between the fairing and spacer. Here is what I ended up using.
Longer bolt with flat washer, this is inserted into the "tube" in the bottom of the light housing. Next, the spacer goes on to the bolt, followed by a nut that came off of part of the driving light mounts. I spun the nut onto the bolt and semi-tight against the spacer. Next on went three flat washers, followed by the stock plastic washer from the original fairing mount bolt.
Maybe this picture will clear up some of the mud.
OK, on to the wiring portion.
I did not want to use a conventional on/off switch. I wanted to have my lights come on and go off without having to remember to turn them on or off. I picked up a 30 AMP Bosch style relay from the local auto parts store, and used it to trigger my driving lights to come on and off with my low beam headlight. You could also just as easily have them triggered to come on with your high beam or any other source that can provide switched 12V power.
I hard wired the main power wire directly to the battery. This wire runs from the battery, through an inline fuse, up towards the front of the bike. I ran this wire on the left side of the bike, and followed some existing wiring that runs along the bottom edge of the gas tank and through the front forks. I covered the wiring in small automotive wire loom to make it have more of a factory appearance. The main power wire then runs up into the area behind the left side fairing, and just to the left and back of the headlight. In that area is a factory flasher? that is mounted on a rubber isolated mount. I chose to mount my new relay to that flasher using a couple of ZIP ties.
The main power wire running from the Motorcycle Battery gets connected to blade 30 of the new Bosch relay. Blade 86 of the relay needs to be connected to a good ground. The hot wires on the new driving lights will need to be connected together, and run to blade 87 of the relay. Blade 85 of the relay is what gets connected to your trigger source. I chose to have my driving lights come on whenever my low beams come on, so I tapped the hot wire of the stock low beam wiring and used that as my trigger. NOTE: There is no load on the trigger source wiring at all, it merely serves as a trigger to the relay. Whenever the relay sees 12V from the low beam wire on blade 85, it internally allows the power that is applied at blade 30 to pass through to blade 87. Here is a picture for the visual learners.
Oh yeah, I also chose to drill a hole in each fairing the same size as my wire loom, and run the wiring for the driving lights through the loom and through the hole. Looks neater that way IMHO.
OK, now that I have that all typed up, I'll get better pics and part descriptions later. Hope this helps anyone wanting to mount some extra lights!