7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?


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7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby moose4jesus » Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:52 am



Greetings, has anyone found a good product to upgrade an original 7" sealed beam unit to a modern H4 for brighter night driving? I have a 1978 GW with Vetter Fairing.

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby RC4U » Thu May 03, 2012 1:09 pm

my '81 wing had a 7" light and i replaced it with the 7" Adjure light and man it was twice the light..it has a bunch of facets like that e-bay light and cost was $70 .jeff

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby bcassel » Thu May 03, 2012 8:59 pm

I replaced with a Silverstar H6024St. Brighter and lower amperage draw

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby tallman21 » Sat May 05, 2012 8:23 pm

would that Ebay light work on a 1980 Gl1100? with out adding any amperage or anything?

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby tallman21 » Sat May 05, 2012 8:24 pm

fit into the fairing any all?

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby joeswing » Mon May 07, 2012 6:41 am

I just put an LED sealed beam on my 82, works great. I will see who the manufacturer is but not sure if it's available. It came off a prototype military truck.

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby WingAdmin » Mon May 07, 2012 8:41 am

joeswing wrote:I just put an LED sealed beam on my 82, works great. I will see who the manufacturer is but not sure if it's available. It came off a prototype military truck.


Is it as bright as the original halogen headlight?

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby joeswing » Mon May 07, 2012 8:56 am

Seems bright but will let you know after driving in the dark. I can tell you though that it is definately more noticeable during the day.

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby joeswing » Mon May 07, 2012 11:50 am

Lets see if this pic uploads
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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby tallman21 » Mon May 07, 2012 3:36 pm

joeswing did you see where you got it from?

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby joeswing » Mon May 07, 2012 3:46 pm

I'm out of town at the moment, when I get back tomorrow I will check the manufacturer for you.

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby tallman21 » Mon May 07, 2012 5:17 pm

great thanks. i need to replace my headlight badly. I have to keep the highs on at all times at night becauset he lows barely even illuminated the road.

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby joeswing » Tue May 08, 2012 6:16 am

The company's website is below, company is Trucklite. Not sure about the prices but I have an email into one of the sales reps.

http://www.truck-lite.com/webapp/wcs/st ... =/home.jsp

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby SteveB123 » Tue May 08, 2012 7:26 pm

$263USD on Amazon.
[url]http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007K8AA7I/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=1278548962&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B002IFRROM&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=09XAPHSDN52XTY6TT184[/url&tag=goldwingdocs-20]
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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby cbx4evr » Wed May 09, 2012 8:07 am

SteveB123 wrote:$263USD on Amazon.
[url]http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007K8AA7I/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=1278548962&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B002IFRROM&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=09XAPHSDN52XTY6TT184[/url&tag=goldwingdocs-20]




Ya but look how much you "save":


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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby joeswing » Fri May 11, 2012 6:15 am

WingAdmin wrote:
joeswing wrote:I just put an LED sealed beam on my 82, works great. I will see who the manufacturer is but not sure if it's available. It came off a prototype military truck.


Is it as bright as the original halogen headlight?


Got my bike back together yesterday and rode in this morning. The beam is definately brighter than the halogen, not as bright as a HID but nonetheless, bright. Is it worth the 250?? I think so as long as it lasts. Trucklite does give them a 3 year warranty and how it holds up to abuse is pretty impressive, they have comparrison test on amazon.

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Re: 7" Sealed Headlamp Upgrade?

Postby moose4jesus » Wed May 30, 2012 2:54 pm

Just got the new Adjure lens. MUCH brighter than the semi-sealed beam original I had.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Adjure-7-inch-D ... 43afec4f89






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