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mini spot lights ?

Post by tromso » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:30 pm

Hi all Im looking to buy a pair of mini spots for my 650 single Honda (As the
headlight on this bike is as much use as a pair of copulating glowworms ) any advice on what type to buy? Should i go for Bulb or LED
And any probs I might encounter fitting them would be much appreciated

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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by picos mestizo » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:43 pm

tromso wrote:Hi all Im looking to buy a pair of mini spots for my 650 single Honda (As the
headlight on this bike is as much use as a pair of copulating glowworms ) any advice on what type to buy? Should i go for Bulb or LED
And any probs I might encounter fitting them would be much appreciated
You won't get the Throw & Spread as good as a bigish headlamp from a couple of mini spots.
So it might be worth sorting out what the problem is with the headlamp.
If you use spots with bulbs they will gobble a lot of current which could be used to beef up the headlamp.
Most guys fit spots for close range illumination.
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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by HorseyBiker » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:50 pm

LED's will draw less current. Rigid industries spots are expensive but very effective in spot pattern. The have enough flood to see the road edges but don't bleed light up and cause glare with the flood/diffused beams.

I used them instead of my headlight on my Vara. Aimed at the same point as my dipped beam the light up the road beautifully. Over 5000 lumens with only 10watts of current draw. My headlight stayed to pass MOT's but in reality it was redundant ;)
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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by Rob 110 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:59 pm

these are pretty good and give a fairly good spread
loads of peeps use em for night laning
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/290903458093? ... 1423.l2649
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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by Lord Vader » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:06 pm

Have a look on ebay for led spots.
Mine are the 600 lumen ones but you can get now 2400 lumen ones.
Cheap too and so far I have not managed to break it


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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by Godspeed » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:53 pm

Hi,
Link to a good thread on some great spots
http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum ... ights.html
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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by PaulinBont » Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:00 am

+1 for Rigid Industries spots. Gabriel at Zen Overland fitted me a pair of largish ones but he did have some nice smaller ones in stock as well. Worth giving him a call, top bloke!

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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by sexysi » Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:28 am

+1 As the original poster of the Dually review. Excellent quality, excellent lights, very very bright and a piece of cake to fit. Plus excellent service from Zenoverland.

Got to be done dude.

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Re: mini spot lights ?

Post by bond_yzf » Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:47 am

Another one for the rigid industries dually spots

Cracking lights, very bright and well made and zen overland was a pleasure to deal with

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