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Gas Man
05-17-2015, 12:09 PM
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http://www.dkcustomproducts.com/Headlight-Bulbs_c193.htm

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http://www.dkcustomproducts.com/media/StockDrivingLightVSLEDDrivingLight.jpg

sprink
05-17-2015, 10:20 PM
A lot of LED bulbs out there. I've been following a lot of threads about these lights. Many are disappointing in the way the light is projected by the deflector. They are bright, but not well focused on the road. Some have to be installed upside down to make the high beam go "up" instead of down. Lots of cheap lights on Flea Bay and several more expensive options, some of which look the same.....

I put an LED bulb in my Sportster and LED auxiliary lights to replace my shattered HD aux light. I just got the wiring harness finished and powered them up. Everything works, so now to route the wires under the tank and secure, to finish the job. I'll start a thread about it when I'm done. With the Sporty's little stator, I wanted to reduce light power so I could run my heated grips and maybe a vest without killing the stator.

Gas Man
05-17-2015, 11:39 PM
Yeah that's the thing about the HD LED replacement units... the light is very concentrated.

glacieredlightning
05-22-2015, 08:06 AM
The reflector is the key part in all these DIY kits or pre-packaged aftermarket replacement kits. I have wasted a ton of money on "awesome package/product" ... we all live and learn from our mistakes :):)

In the pic above the reflector seems to have the beam pretty well concentrated . What I would like to know is how does that light look when you are facing the headlight (look at it from an angle if you are going to test this ...please). If there is too much scatter then it is going to affect oncoming traffic and if an LEO is around looking to give you a ticket .....

horrorbusiness
05-22-2015, 10:01 AM
https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/mpo/5031671467.html
hid conversion, two bulbs and one extra bad one. I wonder why they didn't keep it on long

Gas Man
05-22-2015, 10:45 AM
The reflector is the key part in all these DIY kits or pre-packaged aftermarket replacement kits. I have wasted a ton of money on "awesome package/product" ... we all live and learn from our mistakes :):)

In the pic above the reflector seems to have the beam pretty well concentrated . What I would like to know is how does that light look when you are facing the headlight (look at it from an angle if you are going to test this ...please). If there is too much scatter then it is going to affect oncoming traffic and if an LEO is around looking to give you a ticket .....

Yeah retro fitting is a tough deal.


https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/mpo/5031671467.html
hid conversion, two bulbs and one extra bad one. I wonder why they didn't keep it on long

IDK why he pulled but that's not really a good price. You could get a new setup from DDM for the same price.

Kosher
05-22-2015, 11:03 AM
IDK why he pulled but that's not really a good price. You could get a new setup from DDM for the same price.

Probably selling his bike.

horrorbusiness
05-22-2015, 12:17 PM
I would assume the thing probably gave him problems.

Gas Man
05-22-2015, 05:44 PM
so that makes it a great purchase for everybody else