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Old 01-31-2010, 02:03 PM   #1
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Headlight Replacement Bulb For R100GSPD??

A bit of research shows that a good replacement for the stock H4 headlight bulb may be the 70/65W Osram Plus 50, or the 85/80W Osram Plus 50.

What have you tried and what worked best for you???

Thanks a ton.
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:23 PM   #2
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I use the PIAA 14561 H4 Plasma Ion bulb. A bit yellowish at 2500K but good for foul weather. Wattage is the usual 60/55w but is claimed to throw the equivalent of 110/100w.

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Old 01-31-2010, 03:32 PM   #3
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I really liked my gold tinted bulb, but got a ticket from the MN State Patrol. Now I am changing almost everything to HID. I now look forward to night driving because I can see so much. Went with the 6000k 55w through ddmtunning.com , Good Luck...

Here is a past thread about HID lighting http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=450283
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Old 02-01-2010, 04:44 AM   #4
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A bit of research shows that a good replacement for the stock H4 headlight bulb may be the 70/65W Osram Plus 50, or the 85/80W Osram Plus 50.

What have you tried and what worked best for you???

Thanks a ton.
http://www.amazon.com/PIAA-10904-H4-...5028068&sr=8-1

other places have them, I liked the 2 for under 50.00 pricing
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Old 02-01-2010, 07:13 AM   #5
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I've just fitted a 90% brighter bulb...made absoulutly f**k all difference It would be nice to find a better solution than my current spotlight setup.
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Old 02-01-2010, 07:39 AM   #6
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Rob, you meant there was no difference? I imagine just changing out the bulb would be a disappointment. I had to get a relayed H4 wiring harness from Eastern Beaver to "see the light".
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Old 02-01-2010, 11:33 AM   #7
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Rob, you meant there was no difference? I imagine just changing out the bulb would be a disappointment. I had to get a relayed H4 wiring harness from Eastern Beaver to "see the light".
I'll have to look into this. I'm with Rob Farmer - I've tried a few different bulbs and really it's all shit and (not so bright) shinola. Thanks for the tip!
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Old 02-01-2010, 12:25 PM   #8
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I solved the bulb problem: I don't ride in the dark. Where I live, unless it's an absolute emergency, riding at night means a much higher chance of plowing into a deer, elk, or worse. I try to avoid if possible.

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