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Old 03-22-2010, 07:38 AM   #25816
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Old 03-22-2010, 11:53 AM   #25817
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Damn, next time
I bought these lights at Walmart for $18.
First pic is just high beam

Second is high beam with the samll aux. lights



Worth every penny.
If you are talking about the Wal-mart privately labelled Optronics QH-7CC lights,

http://www.optronicsinc.com/competition.htm

they indeed put out a lot of light, but the crappy MR-16 sockets in the lights fail often. Corrosion builds up and then the lights get intermittent and eventually fail altogether. The lamps that come in the lights are 50W floods and I think that it is just too much heat for the sockets. I have tried dielectric grease, but it did not seem to help much. I finally changed my set-up so that I can easily replace the entire light assembly. Others have suggested that replacing the 50W floods with some 35W spots is much better from a light output and reliability standpoint , but I have not tried this.

I have been running these lights on the lightbar of my cruiser for a couple of years now and I really like the lights when they are working.
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Old 03-22-2010, 06:47 PM   #25818
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If you are talking about the Wal-mart privately labelled Optronics QH-7CC lights,

http://www.optronicsinc.com/competition.htm

they indeed put out a lot of light, but the crappy MR-16 sockets in the lights fail often. Corrosion builds up and then the lights get intermittent and eventually fail altogether. The lamps that come in the lights are 50W floods and I think that it is just too much heat for the sockets. I have tried dielectric grease, but it did not seem to help much. I finally changed my set-up so that I can easily replace the entire light assembly. Others have suggested that replacing the 50W floods with some 35W spots is much better from a light output and reliability standpoint , but I have not tried this.

I have been running these lights on the lightbar of my cruiser for a couple of years now and I really like the lights when they are working.
I just came in from making brackets to mount them a little more sturdy and moved the wires a bit. Should be pretty easy to change out.
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Old 03-22-2010, 06:51 PM   #25819
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POS Walmart lights

Well I just got done putting a set on my DR650. Looks like the same ones Mud has only I mounted mine on the lower tripple tree pinch bolts. Pictures tomorrow night if its not raining. Let the night time tagging begin.
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Old 03-22-2010, 06:55 PM   #25820
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Let the night time tagging begin.
shit.

I mean YAY ALAN!

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Old 03-22-2010, 07:06 PM   #25821
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Let the night time deer-dodging-death-runs through the countryside begin.
Fixt for accuracy.

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Old 03-22-2010, 07:12 PM   #25822
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Well I just got done putting a set on my DR650. Looks like the same ones Mud has only I mounted mine on the lower tripple tree pinch bolts. Pictures tomorrow night if its not raining. Let the night time tagging begin.
If you are using the reflector brackets and you bent them to hold the lights away for the fork, check to make sure they don't hit the gas tank when you turn.
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Old 03-22-2010, 07:14 PM   #25823
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Let the night time deer-dodging-death-runs through the countryside begin.

Thats what it seemed like sat. night on the way home from Ashland. I forgot how bad that stock head light was.
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Old 03-22-2010, 07:18 PM   #25824
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If you are using the reflector brackets and you bent them to hold the lights away for the fork, check to make sure they don't hit the gas tank when you turn.

Yep they hit the tank. Need to work on that.
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Old 03-22-2010, 07:26 PM   #25825
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Yep they hit the tank. Need to work on that.
After I found that mine were hitting, I took them off and flattened the end that bolted to the brace and mounted it with the side coweling screw so the light now sits just inside and above the turn signal. I'll post pics tomorrow.
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:14 PM   #25826
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Street Legal Polaris RZR's in Ohio???

If I bring a AZ. Tag and titled RZR to Ohio, Can I plate it for the street's??? or not. Thanks B.
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:26 PM   #25827
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If I bring a AZ. Tag and titled RZR to Ohio, Can I plate it for the street's??? or not. Thanks B.
I've seen street-legal Rhino's, I'm pretty sure it's possible but I think it takes a lot to get them to past muster, I looked into it but I can't recall the details.

With an ORV sticker you can ride the shoulder of roads or cross interstate, IIRC.
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:10 PM   #25828
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If I bring a AZ. Tag and titled RZR to Ohio, Can I plate it for the street's??? or not. Thanks B.
If you are speaking of a side-by-side, which I think you are, I've never seen an actual "tagged" one legal to ride on the roads here in Ohio.
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:33 PM   #25829
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If you are speaking of a side-by-side, which I think you are, I've never seen an actual "tagged" one legal to ride on the roads here in Ohio.
I think you can do it, if you apply for a "low speed vehicle" registration...but the only roads you can take them on are in municipalities where they're legal.

It's pretty limited here, either way.
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Old 03-23-2010, 04:09 AM   #25830
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Guys, he's moving to LOGAN.
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