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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #10 on: 11 April, 2019, 12:48:14 AM »
back to Russ's question I've fitted a pair of DRL's 2 years back and a HID kit in my dipped beam 4 years back and its all still good, note had to wire in an on/off switch for the HID kit to prevent the ballast locking out on low voltage. This combination lights up the darkest of country lanes. Links below to similar kit

HID kit H7 6,000k bulbs
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MOTOR-BIKE-MOTORCYCLE-XENON-HID-KIT-35W-H1-H3-H7-H11-HB4-H4-4300K-6000K-8000K/262642678815?hash=item3d26b93c1f:m:mAsGgbwRdy__z8gn3ptpJVg
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/55W-HID-H1-H3-H4-H8-H7-Bulbs-KIT-Xenon-Conversion-Headlight-Canbus-Error-Free/283120289442?hash=item41eb48c6a2:m:mHjFjXyhRigJpbuzsdvsIMA

DRL's
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs-125W-U5-Motorcycle-Motorbike-Headlight-LED-Fog-Spot-Lights-Bulb-Switch/273087227727?epid=2227210334&hash=item3f9544674f:g:JecAAOSwLJ9aBBMm

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #11 on: 29 May, 2019, 12:36:49 PM »
I sent an inquiry to DoubleTronics, and they confirmed their unit will work with LED headlamps.  They mentioned the Kawi on their home page has the two LED headlamps.

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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #12 on: 30 May, 2019, 07:07:46 AM »
The problem with the Double Tronics system and having both the dipped and main beam headlamps on is that you'll dazzle oncoming traffic. Even with reduced power to the main beam the projector lens does just that projects the beam. Here in the UK if headlamp aim falls outside the set limits its classed as a major fault and MOT failure.
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Re: can i convert my bike lights
« Reply #13 on: 30 May, 2019, 12:11:11 PM »
Agree, Art.  The high beam will be just that even at reduced power... likely more palatable with halogens, but the LED's will be over the top.  Given the price of the unit also, I have decided there is something to be said for the one headlight look, LOL.  H7 LED's on order.........