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Old 07-04-2008, 07:58 PM   #226
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XenonAutoHaus no longer a seller on ebay?

Just an fyi; XenonAutoHaus not found now.

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Thanks Jim. I just bought some cheap Chinese ones off Ebay (XenonAutoHaus) for $85. Slim ballasts. If they don't last I guess it will be a case of "You get what you pay for." It'll piss me off, but I paid over $400 for a kit for my car about 5 years ago. I can't really complain for $85. I'll let everyone know if they suck.

BTW, I rec'd my service DVD. Thanks! I've got my paypal account working again so no more delays w/ personal checks!
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Old 07-04-2008, 08:13 PM   #227
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diagram?

Threre was a wiring diagram in one of these HID threads, but as I wandered along I've lost it now, and I didn't think it was great. There is a stock connector (call it SC) for the stock bulb. The HID bulb has two connectors attached in all pix I have seen; thus the 4 wires coming through the grommet (call them HB1 and HB2). The ballast has two connectors (call them BC1 and BC2).
So how does all this line up?


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H7 high and low beam. The HID does take about 3 seconds to fully light, but I have found the flash as it initially starts up is similar to the normal high beam and works fine as a flash-to-pass.

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Old 07-06-2008, 12:57 PM   #228
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Free Slim Ballast Promotion

Just an FYI, I just ordered an H7 HID kit through xeononrider.com. They're having a July Special through the 31st: No Tax, Free Shipping & a Free Upgrade to a Slim Ballast. Total was $119. Yeah, more than the China package but the Customer Service through them more than makes it worth the little extra $$.

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http://www.xenonrider.com
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Old 07-07-2008, 11:14 PM   #229
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Hi guys, need help here...

what is the nut for inside the picture...

sorry JVB i used your picture...
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Old 07-08-2008, 12:17 AM   #230
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That is for lateral headlight (r to L) adjustment via reflector positioning.
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Old 07-08-2008, 04:48 AM   #231
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Hi guys, need help here...

what is the nut for inside the picture...

sorry JVB i used your picture...
And if you don't already know it there is also a second "nut" in the bottom center of the two headlight covers. This one adjusts your headlights up/down position. It also has a lever around it that you can flip down so your headlight isn't pointing to the sky when fully loaded or riding two up. Adjust by hand.
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Old 07-08-2008, 05:19 AM   #232
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ye, i know there's a nut for adjusting the light beam.

just not sure of the nut on the right top...

tks anyway....



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And if you don't already know it there is also a second "nut" in the bottom center of the two headlight covers. This one adjusts your headlights up/down position. It also has a lever around it that you can flip down so your headlight isn't pointing to the sky when fully loaded or riding two up. Adjust by hand.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:19 PM   #233
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ye, i know there's a nut for adjusting the light beam.

just not sure of the nut on the right top...

tks anyway....
They both adjust the light beam. One adjusts left/right, the other up down (which is what GS THONG said but your comment implied that you missed it).

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Old 07-14-2008, 08:16 PM   #234
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I just ordered the low beam kit and was wondering if anyone has tried doing a conversion on the factory fog lights since they make a kit for the F11 bulbs or would it be better to change out the F11 at 1350 lumens for F9 at 2100 lumens. I know the base keys are only slightly different but from what I gather the F9 fits the F11 socket.
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Old 07-16-2008, 06:23 PM   #235
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FYI....
Tried out a Banbo Motorcycle HID kit with slim ballast http://www.hidkitsxenon.com/inc/sdetail/221
Gave the dreaded LAMPF error.
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Old 07-23-2008, 08:40 PM   #236
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whats the difference between the single beam model and dual beam model will either work on a GSA? I would think the single beam model is the one I want but if the dual beam model has more light output then that would be the one i want

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Old 07-23-2008, 08:50 PM   #237
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Ok got it my GSA uses a H7 bulb therefore I would/could only use the single beam unit got it
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Old 07-30-2008, 07:20 PM   #238
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Not many street light or ambient lights on the roads of New Mexico. I've been out enough times so far to know I can't see squat with the stock setup.
My very recent trip through northern NM and AZ was incentive to purchase the xenonrider kit. Some of the roads had no shoulder and not only range cattle but horses, freakin' horses munching away at the lanes edge. Deer bad, cows worse, but I think the ponies would come right over the wind shield. My install is in progress, liquid bread was interfering with my cognitive skills, so I will continue in the morning......

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Old 07-31-2008, 05:12 PM   #239
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a tip o' the hat to Joseph Chang at xenon. got my light two days after ordering and they included a hat and a note to call with any questions. I did the low beam only. Will wait on the high beam. No problems, all plug and and go. The most time consuming part was trying to hide the wiring, not that it was hard, I'm just............well..........anal.

I opted for the xenon light after reading a couple of the other posts about the inexpensive lights from China, mostly the inablility to get a problem resolved. I'll take it out tonight for a testy...................

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Old 07-31-2008, 05:19 PM   #240
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a tip o' the hat to Joseph Chang at xenon. got my light two days after ordering and they included a hat and a note to call with any questions. I did the low beam only. Will wait on the high beam. No problems, all plug and and go. The most time consuming part was trying to hide the wiring, not that it was hard, I'm just............well..........anal.

I opted for the xenon light after reading a couple of the other posts about the inexpensive lights from China, mostly the inablility to get a problem resolved. I'll take it out tonight for a testy...................

Steve
Very cool, and good on you!

Take a close look and see if you can find the "Made in China" marks on them, it where they are made. The vast majority of them are made in China, and not all are bad, as a matter of fact most are just fine.

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