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post #11 of 189 (permalink) Old 10-25-2015, 09:43 PM
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They got here in 4 days. Very pleased.

Rode the bike this evening. First thing I noticed was at dusk, the headlights were reflecting off road signs much further away than I expected (quarter mile or so). I could see the shadows of cars in front of me on some of the road signs. Kind of strange. I was actually nervous I might be blinding oncoming traffic or people looking in their rear view mirror. But I asked the guy I was riding with (and behind) and he said definitely very noticeable but not a problem.

The thing I liked the most was I could see better to the sides and could see much more of the road. I also like the whiter color but that's just me.

I don't know how they compare to HID but I like them a lot.
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Philips solution.
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What i don't like about these LED bulbs is the cooling fan, a cooling fan in a motorcycle will not live long enough as the one in your PC, and if it fail it will cause overheating and can damage the plastic casing of the reflectors, unless they were cooled by heat-sink only then it will be okay for long term run.
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What i don't like about these LED bulbs is the cooling fan, a cooling fan in a motorcycle will not live long enough as the one in your PC, and if it fail it will cause overheating and can damage the plastic casing of the reflectors, unless they were cooled by heat-sink only then it will be okay for long term run.
I have yet to have a problem with them. I do heavy riding every week. I think with the way new ones are built there is solutions to past problems. IE: the product I have keeps cool, no plastic is heated, the rear of the bulb is cool to the touch.

These were things I was worried about being I had bad experiences in the past.


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Philips solution.
million dollar question: Is there LED lights on both sides of the bulbs? This is a major problem if not, due to the reflector and where the light will shine to....
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million dollar question: Is there LED lights on both sides of the bulbs? This is a major problem if not, due to the reflector and where the light will shine to....
It works better since the light element same like halogen bulb.
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Nice job, Spun. Boy, you've been busy. First the LED dash lamps, and now the LED headlights. What're the next few items on your project list?
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I don't know why you need them unless you ride a great deal at night on 2 lanes. The stock 650 lights are ok on low and bright on high.
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Nice job, Spun. Boy, you've been busy. First the LED dash lamps, and now the LED headlights. What're the next few items on your project list?
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I don't know why you need them unless you ride a great deal at night on 2 lanes. The stock 650 lights are ok on low and bright on high.
Well being I commute over a 100 miles a day, and tend to leave early am or come home later in the night, also including being in a busy area these do a lot! First, people can see my and that is a huge bonus. Second when driving at night I can see a lot more on the road, we get a lot of crap that falls off trucks. The other day I avoided a ladder and paint bucket.

Also, when we tend to go up the mountains its great and I get a ton of complements.


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speaking of ladders, my girlfriend was scared one was going to fall off the truck in front of her. Has having the brighter lights during the helped visibility? I know I saw one other bike ever with LED headlights and i sure saw him coming.
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