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Old 06-07-2014, 11:55 AM   #781
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Old 06-07-2014, 04:06 PM   #782
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I just installed one in my wife's 2009 650 twin and my 2012 1200 GSA.
The H7 unit fit just fine.

After reading a few more posts I realize I need to drill vent holes which will be easy enough.

The light works great, Brown headlight lead is ground, yellow is hot.
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Regarding the 650 twin, as the headlight is vented if you don't drill holes in the plastic cover do you think enough air will pass through the vent hole to provide sufficient cooling?
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Old 06-07-2014, 04:56 PM   #783
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Regarding the 650 twin, as the headlight is vented if you don't drill holes in the plastic cover do you think enough air will pass through the vent hole to provide sufficient cooling?
I can't answer that definitively,

I just drilled about four or five small holes(about 2mm dia.) from the about the 3:30 position to about the 8:30 position, so they were on the bottom side of the cover fairly protected from the elements.

A new cap was only about $6 U.S. for my GSA which I replaced because I had drilled the original for my HID set up that is now removed, I can't see the cap for the twin being much more than that if at all.
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Old 06-07-2014, 06:19 PM   #784
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Well, the H4 worked out great in the Harley. I only had to trim the dust boot a little bit, but as others have stated the H7s are a no-go in a KLR without cutting.
The neck of the module would need to be at least a 1/4" longer to fit without modifications.
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:36 PM   #785
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I just installed one in my wife's 2009 650 twin and my 2012 1200 GSA.
The H7 unit fit just fine.
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Great news.
Did you install both the low and the beam?
High beam is a little bit tighter....

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Old 06-08-2014, 12:19 AM   #786
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Great news.
Did you install both the low and the beam?
High beam is a little bit tighter....

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No, just the low beam, With my OEM high beam and my LED aux. lights there is plenty.

As a side note, we just rode home after the ball game and I really like the pattern it throws.

The HID was very bright but the pattern was scattered
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:54 AM   #787
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As a side note, we just rode home after the ball game and I really like the pattern it throws.

The HID was very bright but the pattern was scattered
Richard
Thanks for the feedback.

I'll more than likely order one.

There is something a little worrisome about 23000 volts that 'could' effect other items if something goes wrong. I really like the idea of getting rid of the HID and going with the LED Light.

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Old 06-08-2014, 09:08 AM   #788
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Thanks for the feedback.

I'll more than likely order one.

There is something a little worrisome about 23000 volts that 'could' effect other items if something goes wrong. I really like the idea of getting rid of the HID and going with the LED Light.

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I'm sure the HID has it's potential problems as well(mine was from 1 Off motorsports who did it right), but the canbus would shut the system down if it goes outside of programmed parameters.

I believe Cyclops went to a lot of trouble to test and use quality components because his reputation is at stake and it seems very important to him.

I'm very happy with it so far.
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Old 06-08-2014, 10:17 AM   #789
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Thanks for the feedback.

I'll more than likely order one.

There is something a little worrisome about 23000 volts that 'could' effect other items if something goes wrong. I really like the idea of getting rid of the HID and going with the LED Light.

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I had a cheap Chinese made HID unit shock me when I was touching the ballast.... Wasn't fun!! Trashed it before it could damage anything on my bike.
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Old 06-08-2014, 01:58 PM   #790
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Here are my results for my CRF450x (posted on thumpertalk too)

So I decided to give the cyclops LED bulb a shot. Wired it up last night wired it to a tusk control switch I had for the horn button. Now I have off, high and low even though high doesn't really make a difference. Low by it's self is good enough. The end result: I am now able to see much better at night, I can actually see what is in front of me, granted it's no baja light but it's good enough for the occasional stuck on the trail at night or running around the road at night. I am running a stock stator and it does dim a bit at high revs but not enough to impact drive ability. I do need to call cyclops to make sure the fluctuating power won't damage the LED system. I'll report back what I find. The LED system does draw 20 watts on Low and 30 watts on High which is still lower then the stock incandescent bulb. If i have to i'll get a BD stator setup if i find the fluctuations are a problem.

Here are some photos:

Stock system at LOW:

Please note there is some light coming from the system and does partial illuminate the road in front, just not enough for the camera to capture. I

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LED system at LOW:

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I didn't bother to take a picture of high because all it does is activate the 3rd LED pad which is positioned on the bottom of the triangle and the OEM housing doesn't really have a way to reflect it so it adds a little more light over the front fender. Thinking about it now, the OEM lens is set up to reflect light for the high beam since they don't wire the low beam from the factory and when you install the LED bulb you end up with the low circuit pointing up instead of down so you get 2 LED pads using the upper part of the lens which is good and it does a good job pushing the light out. I suspect if i could some how flip the LED bulb 180 degrees so the 2 LED pads face down the light pattern won't be as good and if I turn on the high circuit it will be more noticeable. I am not going to mess with it since it is working well for my needs.

Here is a wiring diagram showing how I did my wiring if anyone else wants to do this.

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Old 06-09-2014, 02:38 PM   #791
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:54 PM   #792
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^^yup,,, pm'ed back and forth with the vendor a couple times,,, no real plans for H1 anytime soon is what i got.
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Old 06-10-2014, 11:14 AM   #793
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Thanks for all the feedback
I had a great much needed ride.

I would like to check into the Newer KLR fitment and see if there might be something we can do, anyone in the Seattle area have a KLR they would like a bulb in?
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Old 06-10-2014, 11:25 AM   #794
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I put a pair of these in my 95 Tiger last night. Wow! Had to ditch the rubber back covers, and getting the locking clips around the base was a bit fiddly, but OMG what output!
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Old 06-10-2014, 02:55 PM   #795
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I put a pair of these in my 95 Tiger last night. Wow! Had to ditch the rubber back covers, and getting the locking clips around the base was a bit fiddly, but OMG what output!
Thank You
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