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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #400 on: 21 May 19, 04:23:03
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B076YBCQXN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Got these ones, someone linked them on this thread somewhere! Yeah I left the cover off and the bike parked running for about 10 mins and it was getting hot enough to burn I think...
Will have to buy another set. Which ones have you fitted Mike? Thanks for the spacers btw!

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #401 on: 21 May 19, 04:46:59
*Originally Posted by keyz_me [+]
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B076YBCQXN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Got these ones, someone linked them on this thread somewhere! Yeah I left the cover off and the bike parked running for about 10 mins and it was getting hot enough to burn I think...
Will have to buy another set. Which ones have you fitted Mike? Thanks for the spacers btw!

These are the ones I have. Can't see why it would make much difference but mine are stated as Philips chips and yours are stated as Cree chips. Rode today for over an hour and the heat-sink was barely warm. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XDZ75H1/?coliid=IUJH7Q5H7K2BY&colid=EMQAOD6337BI&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #402 on: 21 May 19, 06:39:06
*Originally Posted by maccmike [+]
These are the ones I have. Can't see why it would make much difference but mine are stated as Philips chips and yours are stated as Cree chips. Rode today for over an hour and the heat-sink was barely warm. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XDZ75H1/?coliid=IUJH7Q5H7K2BY&colid=EMQAOD6337BI&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
Yeah it is strange! I started reading about ones that have a fan in them. But there could be an annoying noise with those. I might just order the set you have and see how they go. At least they are not expensive.. and they look the part :)

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #403 on: 05 Jun 19, 08:50:48
*Originally Posted by maccmike [+]
These are the ones I have. Can't see why it would make much difference but mine are stated as Philips chips and yours are stated as Cree chips. Rode today for over an hour and the heat-sink was barely warm. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XDZ75H1/?coliid=IUJH7Q5H7K2BY&colid=EMQAOD6337BI&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

Hi Mike
I have decided to fit these to my 2016 SX but l need the spacers.
How do l obtain these please?
Cheers. John

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #404 on: 05 Jun 19, 10:09:55
PM sent John.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #405 on: 10 Jun 19, 08:10:01
Thanks to maccmike for supplying the spacers plus some very useful advice l converted my head lights to LED over the weekend.
What a fantastic improvement. :001:
Two tips l learnt as l went along;
Before changing anything l shone my headlights onto the inside of my garage door and marked the beam positions with masking tape.
Put LEDs in and checked beams on the door and found that l had put the LEDs top/bottom when should be left/right.
Just a few minutes to take them out, loosen grub screws to turn them 90 degrees then retested on the garage door.
Beam alignment then exactly matched the originals. :046:
These tips may have been posted before but hopefully it may help someone.
I will probably be out after dark on Wednesday so will let you know how they perform on the dark lanes.
Cheers.
John

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #406 on: 10 Jun 19, 10:42:53
Good couple of tips. How long did it take in the end and what led lights did you go for.

Thanks

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #407 on: 10 Jun 19, 11:21:29
I bought these as recommended by maccmike;
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XDZ75H1/?coliid=IUJH7Q5H7K2BY&colid=EMQAOD6337BI&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it.
Probably took me a couple of hours but some of that was chatting with a mate who came to have a look and l was deliberately going very slow and over thinking each bit.
Also l only removed the small cockpit fairing, if you can be bothered to remove the side fairing panels it would make it easier connecting up and making it all tidy.
I really need to make it tidier when l next have the fairings off for another reason.
Hope this helps.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #408 on: 27 Jun 19, 08:34:44
Hi guys im new to this im after some spacers for leds on my sx can anybody help me out here

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #409 on: 27 Jun 19, 09:08:59
PM sent.

 


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