LED Bulbs - Headlights


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LED Bulbs - Headlights

Postby Gummy » Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:17 am



Hi guys, question from down under. Are LED globes available for 1800 headlights?
I need to replace a globe and thought I would try LED's if available.

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Re: LED Bulbs - Headlights

Postby baumedagn » Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:08 am

Yes, Wingstuff has LED replacement headlight bulbs available. Item BPHGWLGTH7L. $79.99 US. There's only one review and it wasn't too positive. I thought about them for myself but I'll wait until more folks try them out.
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Re: LED Bulbs - Headlights

Postby WingAdmin » Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:03 pm

From what I've read, the LED headlights are just barely as bright as the original halogen lights. So not really an advantage except they don't burn out as much.
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Re: LED Bulbs - Headlights

Postby Gummy » Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:48 pm

Thanks for the replies,
I am considering them for their life span rather than brightness. I rarely ride after dark, unless coming home later than planned, so the "no brighter" aspect is not a real issue.
It's a beautiful day here in Sale, Victoria today. I rode the bike in to work (70km's) at 6.30am and it was very pleasant. Keep sale!
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Re: LED Bulbs - Headlights

Postby WOJCIECH » Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:38 am

Welcome! I have set up a dual color LED bulbs in the mirrors, shine brighter than the headlights. I give the site in Poland with bulb H7, the price of about $ 20
http://www.sklepledowy.pl/pl/c/LED-H4-H7/121
I can send pictures motorcycle with lights on for comparison.
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Re: LED Bulbs - Headlights

Postby Gummy » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:58 pm

Hey Mate,
I like the front end trike conversion. First time viewing for me.
I have ordered a couple of globes LED to see how they perform.
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Re: LED Bulbs - Headlights

Postby macgyver0856 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:46 pm

I bought electrical connections led headlights, and while they were extremely bright, they had no focus on the road and I couldn't see where I was going. led can be very bright, but unless the reflector is designed for them there is just light everywhere.


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