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Offline shaggyshack

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Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« on: July 23, 2017, 05:19:01 PM »
Hi, Does anyone know if there is a difference between H7's for cars and motorbikes? You can get a twin pack for cars for around £22/pack, but singles for motorcycles are around £17/each?
Any other lighting improvement ideas out there?
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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2017, 05:55:26 PM »
I put them in mine their OK but no great shakes,I still have a bike from the days when I had to do long distance at night and there's only one solution and that's HID which is another league.

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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2017, 06:18:41 PM »
Having fitted HID's to my Z1000SX I can fully agree !
Converting the XR to HID's is defo on my to do list - are there any good threads on the subject ?
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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2017, 07:32:46 PM »
*Originally Posted by zx9landie [+]
Having fitted HID's to my Z1000SX I can fully agree !
Converting the XR to HID's is defo on my to do list - are there any good threads on the subject ?
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Yes, plenty of info on HID, but not all good reviews, so was considering not going the whole hog just yet?!
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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2017, 07:37:38 PM »
Interested in this, as I think the XR will be a keeper.............

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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2017, 02:11:01 AM »
*Originally Posted by Winger [+]
I put them in mine their OK but no great shakes,
Which ones? over here we get the Philips extreme vision in +30, +60, +100 and +130 versions.

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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2017, 09:20:58 AM »
+130 but as I said in my other post if I needed serious lights then I'd go HID.

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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 05:16:53 PM »
*Originally Posted by Winger [+]
+130 but as I said in my other post if I needed serious lights then I'd go HID.

Put +130 in mine too - no problem and worked well
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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2017, 12:37:50 AM »
Don't waste your money - you are still stuck with the physical limitations of the headlight reflector itself and brighter drop-in globes are known to fail earlier. Further to this, you will find that any factory fitted HID's use a projector lense to work correctly. Without it, the light beam is inconsistent and can create hot spots - this is because halogen globes produce 360 deg of light where HIDs do not.

 

Get yourself some decent aux LEDs and you'll never go back.
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Re: Philips Xtreme Vision H7's
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2017, 09:04:06 AM »
Fitted the +130 in mine they were ok but nothing special but even worse burnt out very quickly. Fitted a pair of led spots then perfect now.
The reason I wanted brighter lights was too make the bike more visible rather than increased  night vision although I now have both.