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    Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    on: September 22, 2022, 04:41:59 pm
    September 22, 2022, 04:41:59 pm
     An I use LED bulbs in my Xr, h7s I’m would like to fit as the normal ones are running hot.
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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #1 on: September 22, 2022, 05:30:04 pm
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    Auxito Z1....  :152:

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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #2 on: October 08, 2022, 06:37:11 am
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    *Originally Posted by Antares [+]
    Auxito Z1....  :152:

    Simple, direct replacement? (2016)

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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #3 on: October 08, 2022, 09:51:16 am
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    *Originally Posted by Ant [+]
    Simple, direct replacement? (2016)

    Yes, all you need is a larger dust cap, but there is no LED on the market currently that doesn't need that, even "low profile" ones which are frankly crap most of the time. Saying that Auxito did recently release a new low profile bulb so if you wanna try them and report back, by all means.
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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #4 on: October 08, 2022, 07:42:55 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Antares [+]
    Yes, all you need is a larger dust cap, but there is no LED on the market currently that doesn't need that, even "low profile" ones which are frankly crap most of the time. Saying that Auxito did recently release a new low profile bulb so if you wanna try them and report back, by all means.

    Thank you👍

    Just for my FYI any love for the Philips H7 Extreme Vision Halogen?
    Last Edit: October 08, 2022, 08:54:08 pm by Ant

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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #5 on: October 08, 2022, 09:27:59 pm
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    I use whatever the Philips bulb of the moment is...  I think it was Diamond vision for a while and maybe now I have crystal vision or something in there.  To me they are fine, but I don't do a ton of night riding and I have Clearwater Darlas to augment the mediocre stock lighting so I never bothered with an LED upgrade.
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    Reply #6 on: October 08, 2022, 09:28:48 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Ant [+]
    Thank you👍

    Just for my FYI any love for the Philips H7 Extreme Vision Halogen?

    Haven't looked back since LEDs tbh, I used to run osram Nightbreakers and GE Megalight Ultra 150s and the LED is brighter than both.

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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #7 on: October 17, 2022, 05:22:33 pm
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    +1 on the Auxito Z1s. The issue you need to be concerned about is getting the LAMPF error message if you use a bulb that's not compatible. I had no issues at all and it was a simple change-out. Don't forget to change the parking lights while you're at it. The stock ones have a yellow tint to them and it looks strange with the white LED headlights

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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #8 on: October 17, 2022, 07:33:34 pm
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    *Originally Posted by pcv57 [+]
    +1 on the Auxito Z1s. The issue you need to be concerned about is getting the LAMPF error message if you use a bulb that's not compatible. I had no issues at all and it was a simple change-out. Don't forget to change the parking lights while you're at it. The stock ones have a yellow tint to them and it looks strange with the white LED headlights

    Regarding the size of the LED bulbs do they all need a larger dust cap?

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    Re: Can I use led h7 bulbs in my Xr, normal are hot!
    Reply #9 on: October 17, 2022, 07:43:25 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Ant [+]
    Regarding the size of the LED bulbs do they all need a larger dust cap?

    Yes

     



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