Crap headlights.

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Crap headlights.

Post by SteveW » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:19 am

Most bikes I've had have crap headlights.
Can anyone recommend a meaningful bulb upgrade for my GSA800?
The main beam is particularly poor.

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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by Redmurty » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:24 am

http://www.twsvehiclewiring.co.uk/

Steve give these guys a shout what they don't know about bike lighting and wiring is not worth know, I had a great lesson off them the other day (thumbs)

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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by Cone » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:37 am

Im just about to install a set of denali D2 lights which link in to the low and main beams. Ill let you know how i go!

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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by Sanqhar » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:55 am

If it hasn't got a relay in the headlight circuit, fit one.

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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by robson » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:48 am

SteveW wrote:Most bikes I've had have crap headlights.
Can anyone recommend a meaningful bulb upgrade for my GSA800?
The main beam is particularly poor.
get a nc750x, it has excellent headlight.

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Re: Crap headlights.

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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by Tourider » Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:37 pm

Most of the cheap Chinese e-bay LED conversions really work well.

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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by micksea » Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:48 pm

robson wrote:
SteveW wrote:Most bikes I've had have crap headlights.
Can anyone recommend a meaningful bulb upgrade for my GSA800?
The main beam is particularly poor.
get a nc750x, it has excellent headlight.
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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by Uncle Buck » Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:36 pm

Sanqhar wrote:If it hasn't got a relay in the headlight circuit, fit one.

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Re: Crap headlights.

Post by catcitrus » Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:38 pm

My 2007 tiger 1050 had crap prefocus lights--replaced with HIDs--complex and not much better +1 on Chinese LEDs--big difference--the decent fan cooled ones with just one or two chips to be at the focal point of the lense. Half the power consumption and pass the MOT beam cut off ok--all my bikes have LED main bulbs now--H4 combined dip and main, and H7 and H9. Even cars come with LED main lights as standard now.

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