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Old 08-11-2013, 05:09 PM   #76
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Old 08-11-2013, 05:45 PM   #77
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How stone proof would these be as is ?
I have a Touratech plexi h/l shield... So lens protection is a non issue... but do they throw a lot of heat?
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:04 PM   #78
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How stone proof would these be as is ?
As for the plastics around the headlight, they should be quite durable. The hella lights are made of glass. So some type of protection would be good.

lamin-x selss 20mm thick round stickers you can put on this. If I have time later on, I will still try to make a polycarbonate lens protector.
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:25 PM   #79
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How stone proof would these be as is ?
A bit more info. I tried to open up the high beam after a bit baking in the oven. The goal was to embed the LED ring light inside of the light housing for running light.

Anyways, it's probably doable, but it would cost everybody a ton of money, because I had chip the glass at a few spots with very gentle prying. So I gave up on that route.
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Old 08-21-2013, 11:01 PM   #80
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Any progress?
Go ahead and put me down for one set.

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Old 08-23-2013, 06:04 AM   #81
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Go ahead and put me down for one set.

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I've been preping for a road trip. When I get back next Monday, I should start pumping them out and I will contact a few people for testing.

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Old 08-28-2013, 09:48 PM   #82
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I'm back from my trip. Lights worked fine as expected. Kill switch was useful offroad.






I've been making the harness one at a time. No crimping, all connections are soldered. All 12 and 14 gauge wires. (READ: time consuming) To simplify things, I will be making all of them with a kill switch for low beam. AND all of them will have low beam on, while the high beam switch is on.

Harness being made (this one in picture is not complete)


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Old 08-28-2013, 10:25 PM   #83
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it looks great !
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:44 PM   #84
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Your set-up is really great. I like it !
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:05 PM   #85
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Any updates?

Hi BMac

Do you have any updates to share. I (like many others) am very interested in your Hella system.

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Old 09-18-2013, 06:31 PM   #86
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Great stuff. I am hopefully on the list for one!!!!!
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:25 PM   #87
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Let me know when kits are available.
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:05 PM   #88
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I just got back from a trip to the rawhyde event in CO. So the update is that my lights were fantastic. We did a few 10+ hour days to get to Colorado. I'm happy with the performance of the light. Before I left, I put on the acrylic protector I made on the low beam. Just hot glued it for the trip. Nothing other than bugs hit the light or the protector. I did find the lens protector slightly degrades the light quality.


Unfortunately I only have teaser photos from the trip, but I will be contacting one or two of you about possibly testing the fit and finish for me as I have time now to complete a few sets.






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Old 09-18-2013, 10:36 PM   #89
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Great looking night pic! Love the lighting n framing

PM me when you have a setup avail for post to Aust!
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:35 AM   #90
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Great looking night pic! Love the lighting n framing

PM me when you have a setup avail for post to Aust!
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