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Offline Dutch

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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2020, 09:34:38 PM »
Thanks for the update.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2020, 07:30:01 PM »
Did you fit the ballast inside the cover?

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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2020, 09:08:53 PM »
For the Techmax 'Mini-H7-TE' LED there is no ballast.  Using the rubber caps referred to previously I was able to install the LED's yesterday w/o any drama. I had one of the 'parking lamps' burn out during a ride on Friday so while replacing that I went ahead and install the Techmax LEDs since they'd been siting on the bench for a week or so.  Out for another ride tomorrow so we'll see how they do.  I used a large piece of cardboard about 10ft in front of the bike in the garage and marked the cut-off with the stock low/high beams for a point of comparison and the LEDs matched pretty well for that coarse check.  Time will tell.  I retired recently so I may not be doing much night riding going forward like I did during my daily commute but the lights sure do stand out better even in daylight compared to the stock bulbs.


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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2020, 11:23:51 PM »
This is the one I purchased on 2/17 but looks like it's not available now.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07CBRXTT6?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title


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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2020, 03:04:03 AM »
*Originally Posted by st4gary [+]
This is the one I purchased on 2/17 but looks like it's not available now.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07CBRXTT6?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title

Curious as to which year your bike is?   Mine is a 2018 and I’ve tried 3 different types of LED bulbs which all threw the LAMPF error on my bike.  It seems to be slightly depending on the year of the bike as other had no problems with the bulbs.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2020, 03:12:57 AM »
2016. Purchased 7/2016. No lamp errors for me.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #18 on: March 15, 2020, 03:25:15 AM »
I’ll give these a try. Need something better than the OEM candlelight’s.  Thanks!

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Re: LED Headlight Bulb upgrade
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2020, 02:28:55 PM »
the GTR Lighting Ultra 2 seem to be the highest output while maintaining a very good beam pattern. Some LED bulbs have really bad beam patterns and actually put out less usable light than the stock halogen. Headlight revolution and bulb facts.com have a lot of useful videos and tested many LED bulbs. Also the retrofit source.com has some could youtube videos.

 


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