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Offline russ

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can i convert my bike lights
« on: 08 April, 2019, 09:42:54 PM »
can i convert so both my lights work on front on low beam and what can i do to make them brighter what is the best way to do this pls thanks in advance for your help

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #1 on: 08 April, 2019, 10:30:30 PM »
One option is fit better bulbs, such as Osram H7 Nightbreaker Laser (pure xenon gas) so brighter whiter light, or Nightbreaker Unlimited (xenon halogen gas mixture), or motorcycle specific Osram H7 Night Racer 110 bulbs (allegedly more vibration resistant). Personally, I've only used the Nightbreakers and had no trouble with them at all.

Also you can fit one of these modules so both bulbs are on all the time.
"The DoubleTronics Module provides 40% power to the high beam during normal (low beam) operation (providing more cager visibility),  then bumps it to 100% when high beam is selected".

https://www.doubletronics.com/english.html
« Last Edit: 08 April, 2019, 10:54:36 PM by Shed »

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #2 on: 09 April, 2019, 06:04:18 PM »
i only fitted that doubletronics on mine , I also put a switch on the second light as I didn't like the load of having 2 lights coming on on start up and had to do a bit of headlight beam adjustment ,

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #3 on: 09 April, 2019, 11:24:36 PM »
Nice one budda.  :028:

These pics are from a few years ago, these were the bulbs used at the time, much better after the change.
 
I initially swapped the standard sidelight bulbs for Philips White Vision Xenon Effect W5W bulbs, and both the headlight bulbs for Osram Nightbreaker Unlimited H7 bulbs.

Pic 1 - In the first photo the sidelight bulb on the left is the original standard one, with the bulbs on the right being the replacements mentioned above.

Pic 2 - I then fitted the doubletronics headlight module, so with the replacement bulbs fitted and all bulbs on giving a much whiter & brighter light, the front end is much improved on the standard.

Pic 3 - The same Nightbreaker bulbs, but now with T10 led sidelight bulbs.
« Last Edit: 09 April, 2019, 11:27:07 PM by Shed »

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #4 on: 10 April, 2019, 10:43:05 AM »
Do you have a link for the T10's and keep us updated on how they last. Mine pictured below failed within a month (the DRL's have been good for the past two years).


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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #5 on: 10 April, 2019, 12:22:34 PM »
These ones here. Had to change one after about a year as it failed, otherwise fine. A mate of mine has same bulbs and one of his started flickering after a few weeks so binned it for another and has been fine since. Given they are so cheap I'd expect the odd dodgy one.


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/T10-501-W5W-CAR-SIDE-
BULBS-LIGHT-ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-6-10SMD-LED-XENON-HID-WHITE/153103323254?hash=item23a5ab5076:m:mmRA7b7UMvJ6MGraEXJMghA



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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #6 on: 10 April, 2019, 12:57:52 PM »
thanks

did you get the 6SMD or the 10SMD?

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #7 on: 10 April, 2019, 01:03:02 PM »
 Both fit no probs, I've got the tens in currently.
Personal preference I guess.

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #8 on: 10 April, 2019, 09:20:21 PM »
*Originally Posted by Shed [+]
These ones here. Had to change one after about a year as it failed, otherwise fine. A mate of mine has same bulbs and one of his started flickering after a few weeks so binned it for another and has been fine since. Given they are so cheap I'd expect the odd dodgy one.


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/T10-501-W5W-CAR-SIDE-
BULBS-LIGHT-ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-6-10SMD-LED-XENON-HID-WHITE/153103323254?hash=item23a5ab5076:m:mmRA7b7UMvJ6MGraEXJMghA

Apparently that link is not working, so here’s another:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/T10-501-W5W-CAR-SIDE-LIGHT-BULBS-ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-6-10SMD-LED-XENON-HID-WHITE/173530272403?hash=item286735d293:m:mOs_tgulJqxKDHFyQj_UIgw

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #9 on: 11 April, 2019, 12:21:37 AM »
thanks, the second link only offers blue, red, green and yellow but we worked out the first link for the diamond white 6000k as

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/T10-501-W5W-CAR-SIDE-BULBS-LIGHT-ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-6-10SMD-LED-XENON-HID-WHITE/153103323254?hash=item23a5ab5076:m:mmRA7b7UMvJ6MGraEXJMghA

 


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