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Old 11-29-2007, 12:10 PM   #37
NBeener
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pedalmike
Thanks, JVB. Good post. Re: High beam HID, everything I've read indicates that the useful life of xenon HIDs are shortened by turning them on and off, not by extended run times.

At least where I live, my high beam use is all intermittent, rarely lasting more than 60 seconds or so at a clip. Wouldn't that make HID ill-advised for motorcycle high beam use?
In a burnout situation, couldn't the HID's bulb be replaced, though, just like a standard halogen?

As in ...

http://www.cqlight.ca/index.php?cPat...203a8a869dcfc4


(note: okay, $35, but ....)
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