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Old 06-11-2014, 03:43 PM   #811
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I installed the H7 bulb in my 2009 F800GS.



I have ran the LED light now for about 2K miles with no issues. Dirt roads, highway, no problems.
So, any night time pictures of the beam pattern and color? I would love to see some pictures from someone, before I pull the trigger. Can you now see better then the stock headlight bulb now? Anyone flash you with the LED at night? Thanks Richard
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:56 PM   #812
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Are the 650 twins and the 800's similar?



It looks like BMW hadn't changed the housing too much betweem 2008 and 2012. The HID I remove from my 2012 GSA was first in my
2008 GS(Hex Head).
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:11 AM   #813
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Got my LED H4 lamp the other day and installed it on my Moto Guzzi V7 Stone. It fits but was tricky to do so, I didn't think I'd be able to re-fit the rubber cap the goes on behind the stock H4 bulb to protect it from weather but managed in the end to get it to work. After that it was a struggle to get the clip back onto the backing plate of the bulb but again after a bit of time I managed it as well. Took some video of the old vs new during my nighttime commute into work and maybe I'll post them up at some point but for now I did get some screen grabs of the same section of road while using the high beams and another section when I had the low beams on.

First up is the low beam using the stock H4 bulb


Now the same section of road with the low beam LED light


High beam stock H4


High beam LED H4



A few observations, The light is much whiter as can be seen in the pics above. The LED high beam does not seem to project much farther than the dipped/low beam, it just fills in the space in front of the bike better. The LED light seems to throw more light out to the side than the stock H4 bulb, I didn't run into any head on traffic on the ride in so I can't tell if it will be bothersome to oncoming drivers but I'm a bit worried about that. Also noted that the blue high beam lamp stayed on once the LED was set to the dim position for 5-10 seconds and then the blue lamp would go out.
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:53 AM   #814
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Got my LED H4 lamp the other day and installed it on my Moto Guzzi V7 Stone. It fits but was tricky to do so, I didn't think I'd be able to re-fit the rubber cap the goes on behind the stock H4 bulb to protect it from weather but managed in the end to get it to work. After that it was a struggle to get the clip back onto the backing plate of the bulb but again after a bit of time I managed it as well. Took some video of the old vs new during my nighttime commute into work and maybe I'll post them up at some point but for now I did get some screen grabs of the same section of road while using the high beams and another section when I had the low beams on.

First up is the low beam using the stock H4 bulb


Now the same section of road with the low beam LED light


High beam stock H4


High beam LED H4



A few observations, The light is much whiter as can be seen in the pics above. The LED high beam does not seem to project much farther than the dipped/low beam, it just fills in the space in front of the bike better. The LED light seems to throw more light out to the side than the stock H4 bulb, I didn't run into any head on traffic on the ride in so I can't tell if it will be bothersome to oncoming drivers but I'm a bit worried about that. Also noted that the blue high beam lamp stayed on once the LED was set to the dim position for 5-10 seconds and then the blue lamp would go out.

Thanks for posting and the big effort to get the beam shots.
As Ive said in this thread many times, do not expect to get a bunch more distance out of this or any other bulb you can put in your stock housing.
I would say the photos show a dramatic upgrade from the stock bulb.

What you should expect is a brighter better working headlight that will allow you to see better and let other vehicles see you better.

On some bikes you do get more projection due to the design of that particular reflector, If you want distance LED Aux lights are the way to go.
Thank you again and Great Job
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Old 06-12-2014, 12:10 PM   #815
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It looks like the LED low beam goes about twice as far as it did with the halogen in those pics!! I know for me, the biggest complaint about my halogen light is the low beam. The high beam does pretty good but in traffic, the low beam is scary even with an Osram 80/85W H4. I have the Baja Designs enduro headlight reflector on both my bikes. They do pretty good for the small size with a halogen.

Nice pics Otterchaos. I'm gonna get one,,, one of these days!! LOL! I'll have to also get some other mounts for my headlight though to make room. To many things on my want list at this time. But isn't that always the case?! LOL.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:27 PM   #816
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Still patiently waiting for mine to arrive. (Order Number:: AB-1577)

My regular bulb burned out yesterday believe it or not.

At least I'm seeing how others got to install theirs.
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:53 AM   #817
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Still patiently waiting for mine to arrive. (Order Number:: AB-1577)

My regular bulb burned out yesterday believe it or not.

At least I'm seeing how others got to install theirs.
Have you Tracked the shipment? that does seem like a long ship time.
Ill check it out from this side as well.
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:59 AM   #818
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Still patiently waiting for mine to arrive. (Order Number:: AB-1577)

My regular bulb burned out yesterday believe it or not.

At least I'm seeing how others got to install theirs.
Same here. My HID failed early this week and the new Led H7 arrived in Chile yesterday and is in customs now.
Hope is easy to install in a 990 with Euro head light
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Old 06-13-2014, 10:14 AM   #819
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Old 06-13-2014, 10:48 AM   #820
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Same here. My HID failed early this week and the new Led H7 arrived in Chile yesterday and is in customs now.
Hope is easy to install in a 990 with Euro head light

I haven't played with the euro headlight, On the USA version it is necessary to reduce the thickness of the thumb holds on the retaining ring.
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Old 06-13-2014, 05:04 PM   #821
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Have you Tracked the shipment? that does seem like a long ship time.
Ill check it out from this side as well.
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Guess what was in the mail today.

It took a bit longer than I would have expected but that's on USPS/Canada Post, not you.

I'll see if I can install tonight and take a few pix.

Thanks.
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Old 06-13-2014, 07:26 PM   #822
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Done.

Here is a pic of the stock setup.


The tap you see that doesn't look normal is where I pick up juice to run my fuzeblock as it's a keyed source.

With the base removed from the Cyclops light you can see how easy it is to install into the housing,


Everything tucked into the housing,


Simply twist the bulb into place, connect the wires and Bob's yer uncle.

BEFORE. (with PIAA blue 55 watt bulb I think)


AFTER.



In real life it's WAY brighter than the stockish bulb. And I mean WAY brighter. BIG thanks to Darryl for all the work that has been put into this product.


Darryl, just wondering why the 2 leds are positioned on the Y axis as opposed to the X axis?
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Old 06-13-2014, 08:19 PM   #823
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On the X the reflector would shift the output right and left?
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Old 06-14-2014, 01:32 AM   #824
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Just a quick question. are these blubs "canbus" friendly? Would love to hook one up on my R1200 GSA.

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Old 06-14-2014, 02:28 AM   #825
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what happened to the 1190 test fit?
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