HID Conversion on a 12GS (pictorial)

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by JimVonBaden, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. RoundTrip

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    Here you go Jim. More to come...
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  8. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    That is the same mount i have, and I was considering doing just that.

    Nice work:thumb , but I would add a couple zip ties around them and the mount. The mounts are kinda weak.

    Jim :brow
  9. Hotspice

    Hotspice Satellites not acquired

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    If you are looking for a way to mount your ballast on the "Sport" there is a fellow inmate that makes a mount that bolts onto the the oil cooler bolts.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218112
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    hipnotik Been here awhile

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    Do you know if this mount will work with the Terra Nova light bar or any other light bars?
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    harderkev Slab Sucks!

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    Thanks. I agree that the mounts are pretty weak. My biggest concern was the tabs that hold the ballast from sliding out. I bent those out farther. A zip-tie to hold the side fingers together is probably be a good idea.

    Kev.

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    You should send him a PM or mail to find out for sure. I'm guessing the one for the standard GS won't but maybe the one for the ADV will since it's designed to go around the Adventure guards.
  13. Discovery

    Discovery R1200GS / Suwanee, GA

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    Can you give me a direct link please - he has 544 items and I'm confused on which to get. Also can not tell how to get the slim balasts from this seller either. An email to him has not been responded to yet. Thanks.



  14. harderkev

    harderkev Slab Sucks!

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    Any of the non vehicle specific kits that list H7 such as:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/HID-CONVERSION-KIT-XENON-H1-H4-H7-H11-880-881-9005-9006_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ36476QQihZ009QQitemZ190189628433QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW
    I don't think he offers the slim ballasts.

    Kev.
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    rsimpson Long Way OK?

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    After all these new orders, let me know if any of you have any LAMPF! issues with them. I may have a defective unit. I got fed up and switched them out and will return them (The set in Jim's original pictorial). I'm hoping the unit I got was defective, because I really liked the added light output.

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    Effervescent Sexiest ADVrider '14

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    Stupid question: are both the hi and lows H7s?

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    DeFens Been here awhile

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    Yep - they are both H7s.
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    I managed to install the low beam HID from the same vendor as JVB, however, after about ten minutes the ballast went out and I switched it out with the high beam. I have since e-mailed the company directly in hopes of replacing the ballast. I ordered the 6000k kit and I really like the output. I hope they make good with the waranty claims.
    Jett
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    Effervescent Sexiest ADVrider '14

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    Thanks.:webers

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