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LED Headlight

Postby trike lady » Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:22 pm



For those of you who own 'Classic' Wings, there are DOT approved LED headlights available. I had received a motorcycle parts catalog and it showed the new 7" diameter headlight, just think for the burden this will take off the charging system.
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby dingdong » Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:07 am

Can you provide a link to that catalogs web site?
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby thrasherg » Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:44 am

I would really like to see this in person.. LED's are great but I was not aware that they had got anything more than a couple of watts in power, a headlight requires a lot of light and I didn't think LED's where there yet.. Very interesting, I assume it costs an arm and a leg.. Do they say what the power rating is?

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Re: LED Headlight

Postby CraigS » Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:29 pm

Not recommending, just a link I found

http://www.speedwaymotors.com/LED-7-Inc ... 36052.html

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Re: LED Headlight

Postby trike lady » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:21 pm

This is the link for the LED headlights and these are DOT approved which is great.
They also carry LED driving lights and I'd like to get a pair of their small ones.
http://www.truck-lite.com/webapp/wcs/st ... &langId=-1 this link is for the headlight

This is the home page http://www.truck-lite.com/webapp/wcs/st ... =/home.jsp
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby giturgun » Sun Jun 26, 2011 9:42 pm

Don't know about the headlights but we sell a 120 volt flood and spot light that is as bright as an incandesent . They have a built in circuit board and really work well. pull hardly any current. I am thinking about getting 2 1 spot and 1 flood and hooking them up on old wing in 2 pistons for hi and low beams
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby 78AzWing » Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:51 am

Seems like the $270 price is kind of cost prohibitive, to me. A grand idea though. Just need to find one for motorcycles, because these truck lights have the wrong pattern to them, and are aimed differently.
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby dingdong » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:58 am

78AzWing wrote:Seems like the $270 price is kind of cost prohibitive, to me. A grand idea though. Just need to find one for motorcycles, because these truck lights have the wrong pattern to them, and are aimed differently.

Just wait a couple of months and the Chinese will be offering knock-offs for just a few bucks.
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:18 pm

They're working frantically to produce lower and lower cost (and brighter) high-brightness LEDs. What was cost prohibitive a few years ago for some applications is now affordable, even cheap. Same will be true in a few years for headlights.

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Re: LED Headlight

Postby trike lady » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:26 pm

Actually this very same head light is being sold buy Kuryakyn for the Harley Davidson Bagger series, in the ad it lists the Truck-lite brand name and they are offering it and selling it for $299.99.
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby 78AzWing » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:03 pm

Cost prohibitive, at least for my wallet.
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby Steve F » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:30 am

Remember back in the 60's, calculators were going for hundreds of dollars, and now you can buy one for $2 to $3. I wonder about these things in a couple of years, and those that paid $300 for one would be kicking themselves.
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby 78AzWing » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:27 am

I can wait to be one of the non-kickers.
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Re: LED Headlight

Postby BladeRunner9 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:33 pm

If they can perform like halogen but use far less power, I would be interested,but, I can't wait 60 yrs! :shock: ( posted by Steve F). :mrgreen:




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