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Old 11-29-2011, 03:48 AM   #106
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Thanks! I like the ones attached on the 690
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:45 AM   #107
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Just got mine sorted, i am very pleased with the outcome.
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:46 AM   #108
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Old 12-15-2011, 10:40 AM   #109
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Old 12-29-2011, 03:56 PM   #110
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hi! anyone has tried the difference between the two Hellas lights, the comination of Hellas with HID and the full HID ?
maybe there are video or photos that show the difference betwee different light power
I need to know if the Hellas are good enought for night driving
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Old 12-31-2011, 03:55 AM   #111
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hi! anyone has tried the difference between the two Hellas lights, the comination of Hellas with HID and the full HID ?
maybe there are video or photos that show the difference betwee different light power
I need to know if the Hellas are good enought for night driving
many thanks
We really should get around to showing the difference on our website !

Anyway, just as a guide, the Hellas are definately good enough for night riding and depending what bike you have, the standard halogens are 2-3 times brighter than stock. The biggest reason for the HID's is actually electrical power consumption. The HID's use half the power ( 35w) and push out about 50% more than the halogens. For this reason HID low beam ( which remains on all the time) and halogen hi is the most popular combo.

HID's can be easily be added at a later date if desired.

Hope this helps.

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Old 12-31-2011, 07:12 AM   #112
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We really should get around to showing the difference on our website !

Anyway, just as a guide, the Hellas are definately good enough for night riding and depending what bike you have, the standard halogens are 2-3 times brighter than stock. The biggest reason for the HID's is actually electrical power consumption. The HID's use half the power ( 35w) and push out about 50% more than the halogens. For this reason HID low beam ( which remains on all the time) and halogen hi is the most popular combo.

HID's can be easily be added at a later date if desired.

Hope this helps.

Cheers Ian
Hi Ian, thanks for your answer

I have a KTM 690 enduro R but with Dottori rally light spoiler. I have also changed the original light with KTM, 690 enduro standar light (bigger but not so effective).

I believe your suggestion regarding combo should be best choice but I have some doubt regarding HID because I don't like to have more electric things (like switch , etc ) ...you know what they say: if there isn't , will not be break ever

I'm seriuosly thinking to purchase your Lynx but I have some question for you before order:

- could be possible to have ABS dash predrilled to install quickly the oem instrument without any wire modification?

- I have not understood well how the dash must be mounted on the triple clamp...have you a couple of photos were I can get a look?
I guess the dash use the same bolt to fix the riser on the clamp but not sure

- I think to make too hole in the dash to mount GPS, instrument, etc could weaken the dash...isn't it? I have to be sure that the vibrations during off riding and the weight of accessories (GPS,oem instrument...) cannot break the ABS

lastly how much time to have the Lynx from the order? how much the airmail shipping to Rome, Italy?

thanks

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Old 12-31-2011, 10:38 AM   #113
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Marco - I also own a 690 Enduro, and have equipped it with a Lynx. I will say that you won't have any problems with the ABS dash breaking - it's 5~6mm thick, and quite strong. To mount the OEM instruments and the GPS, I suggest that you trace the outlines of both parts on paper, and transfer the mounting hole locations to the paper by rubbing the edge of a pencil over the holes. Then you can position the instruments and GPS as you see fit. Don't forget to leave room to operate the locking mechanism on the GPS cradle -- I had to shift mine downward by 1 cm because I couldn't get my fingers on the locking lever.
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:11 AM   #114
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Marco -- Yes, the dash fitting is very straight forward and the wiring is all plug 'n play now, so no wiring for you to do except your GPS.

The dash on the 690 fits straight onto the front face of the top triple sharing the 3 bolt holes that your indicator bracket uses.

email me at britanniacomposites@shaw.ca for more info and shipping rates.

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Old 01-01-2012, 07:41 AM   #115
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Marco -- Yes, the dash fitting is very straight forward and the wiring is all plug 'n play now, so no wiring for you to do except your GPS.

The dash on the 690 fits straight onto the front face of the top triple sharing the 3 bolt holes that your indicator bracket uses.

email me at britanniacomposites@shaw.ca for more info and shipping rates.

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I have taken off the oem indicator repositioning another smaller model ...but I guess can use the hole of oem
Indicator to fit the dash, isn't it?
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:15 AM   #116
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Marco - I also own a 690 Enduro, and have equipped it with a Lynx. I will say that you won't have any problems with the ABS dash breaking - it's 5~6mm thick, and quite strong. To mount the OEM instruments and the GPS, I suggest that you trace the outlines of both parts on paper, and transfer the mounting hole locations to the paper by rubbing the edge of a pencil over the holes. Then you can position the instruments and GPS as you see fit. Don't forget to leave room to operate the locking mechanism on the GPS cradle -- I had to shift mine downward by 1 cm because I couldn't get my fingers on the locking lever.
thanks! good suggestions!
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Old 04-06-2012, 05:10 PM   #117
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I ordered mine last week in orange with black decals, HID low beam and halogen high beam. Ian says it's ready and I can't wait to get it installed. Will post pix when done.
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Old 04-07-2012, 09:12 PM   #118
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Picked it up today!

What's in the box:


Before:




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Install took me about three hours. I could have done it faster but it was a lazy, sunny Saturday so... It went together really easily but the bolts in the lower triple clamp are a bit of a bear to get to.

Huge improvement in wind protection on the road and no downside off road. I need to get it out at night to really try out the lights. There is a slight 'buzzing' vibration at some engine speeds which is likely due to a wiring connector touching the inside of the fairing. I had to remove the rubber grommets from the turn indicator mount and there is a bit more vibration in them than before so I may add a bit of rubber back in. Minor annoyances more than anything else. Overall, I'm really happy with it.
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Old 04-08-2012, 05:53 AM   #119
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I have mounted Lynx on my KTM 690 enduro R and I'm really satisfied of it
Britannia has developed a great and affordable solution to permit riding and traveling in very hard off road condition
especially in Italy where you have often to drive in extreme enduro situations

This is my bike with Lynx

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Old 04-14-2012, 05:50 PM   #120
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Here's my Lynx. I must have gotten one of the first designs that mounted under the bar clamps. WTF? So I had an aluminum plate fabbed up to fit the issue. Far better mounting, and a lot sturdier. Still room for my roll chart once the new one shows up.


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