Airhead pilot lamp 10 watt halogen part number needed, please

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by spo123, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. spo123

    spo123 Man About Town

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    As stated above, would someone, please, post the correct part number to replace the stock pilot lamp in a /5 or /6 with a 10 watt HALOGEN bulb.....:confused
    I attempted to use the search function here, as well as the google site> nada:ddog
    Thanks much!
    Ride Ride Ride:gerg
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  2. PaulRS

    PaulRS Dutch fool

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    Got a few which read GE2059 at the base. 12V-10W

    Paul.
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  3. spo123

    spo123 Man About Town

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    Thanks Paul!
    I had seen this information here, previously, however, not to be found again.
    Ride Safe!:gerg
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  4. sharkojoints

    sharkojoints is a bit slow sometimes..

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  5. Wirespokes

    Wirespokes Beemerholics Anonymous

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    I'd think the 20W would be the smallest you could get away with for a driving light. I've used mine for a couple years now and the cops haven't looked twice. But my light does look a lot dimmer than a comparable headlight side by side.

    Check out the 'snowbum' - he's got all the numbers for all the different brands of those halogens. I got mine at NAPA for around ten bucks. Pretty expensive for such a little light. There must be a cheaper way to get these things - If I could find them for three or four bucks I'd get a bunch for the rest of the herd, and spares.
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  6. sharkojoints

    sharkojoints is a bit slow sometimes..

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    As far as I know, it's the 'BA9' bit which matters: it describes the length and type of bayonet cap on the bulb.

    The Snowbum page does give the usual torrent of advice - maybe you can work out which one you prefer from it.

    I thought the 20w one I bought above was pretty cheap. Less than $10, anyway!
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  7. Wirespokes

    Wirespokes Beemerholics Anonymous

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    You're right, the BA9s is what's important. Problem is that it's metric and not common over here. Three and a half to four bucks is more like it!
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